Skymark Airlines (BC, Tokyo Haneda (HND)) has applied for traffic rights to operate its six A380-800s on order from Tokyo to New York John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and London Heathrow (LHR) confirming London as its second planned long-haul destination besides New York. Skymark plans to launch long-haul services in July 2014. According to Airline Route, Skymark also plans to convert one of its 27 B737-800s to a 30 seat Business Class only configuration next year for use on premium routes. Skymark currently operates as a low-cost carrier offering 25 domestic routes to 14 destinations in Japan.
More info on the first route (NRT-JFK) can be found in Skymark Japan Applies For A380 Service To The US (by LAXintl Jan 2 2013 in Civil Aviation)
[Edited 2013-01-08 00:38:47]