JAL will resume flights for China in this summer, serving three flights a day on Haneda-Shanghai routes
JAL will largely resume flights for China in this coming summer schedule beginning on March 26 2023, including new daily flights (JL89/JL80) on the Haneda-Shanghai (Pudong).
Four ‘Flying Car’ operators in Osaka Expo are selected as a step to commercialization in Japan
A team of ANA Holdings and Joby Aviation, JAL, Marubeni and SkyDrive are selected as 'Flying Car' operators in 2025 Osaka Kansai Expo. ORIX was selected as a partner who will operate the vertical-port.
JAL begins issuing eco-exclusive miles, which can redeem a flight ticket
JAL will issue ‘Green Life Mile’ to members who purchase eco-friendly services or commodities. The accumulated miles can redeem a flight ticket or different point services
JAL will serve 1.5 times more Haneda international flights in this summer than pre-pandemic, increasing New York flights to two flights a day
JAL will serve 1.5 times more Haneda-based international flights than the pre-pandemic level, increasing frequencies to two flights a day on the New York route, and will operate eco-friendly ‘A350-1000’ on the Haneda-New York route in the winter 2023.
The best on-time performance airport is Haneda in Japan with 90%, and ANA as 2nd and JAL as 3rd for airlines
Haneda Airport was top with the on-time departure rate of 90.33%, and ANA and JAL were ranked as 2nd with 88.61% and 3rd with 88% respectively for on-time airline arrival rate, according to Cirium on-time performance airports and airlines in 2022.
ANA and JAL together provide 10% fewer domestic seats and 77% fewer international seats in 2022 than 2019
OAG revealed that Japanese airlines provide about 30 million seats in total in December 2022, which were still 82% of the monthly total in December 2019 but 27% more seats than January 2022. ANA Group occupies 42% of the total available seats, JAL Group is 30.5%.
JAL expands pre-cancellation service of in-flight meals on international flights to reduce food loss
JAL will expand its pre-cancellation service of in-flight meals ‘JAL Ethical Choice Meal Skip Option’ to all international routes in December 2022 for reduction of food loss.
JAL expects to achieve 45 billion JPY in black for the full year of FY2022, considerably shrinking deficits for the second half
JAL increased operating revenue was up 112.8% year on year to 618.5 billion JPY for the first half of FY2022 and considerably improved net loss from 104.9 billion JPY to 2.1 billion JPY. For the full year, it has still forecasted that net income of 45 billion JPY can be secured.
JAL reduces fuel surcharges for two months from December 2022, charging 30,500 JPY oneway for Hawaii
JAL will reduce oneway fuel surcharges on its international flights for two months from December 2022, reducing it for Hawaii from 37,400 JPY to 30,500JPY or for long-haul from 57,200 JPY to 47,000 JPY.
JAL is serving ‘practical zero CO2 flight’ for a Okinawa tour in November 2022
JAL will serve ‘Sustainable Charter Flight’ on the Haneda-Naha route on November 18 2022, realizing ‘practical zero CO2 flight’ with A350-900.
JAL joins ‘flying car’ project in Tokyo to study business models toward pilot operation in 2024
JAL, Mitsubishi Estate and Kanematsu will join Tokyo Metropolitan Government-led ‘flying car’ project toward pilot operation in 2024. JAL will demonstrate taking-off and landing operations and seek feasible services.
Both ANA and JAL have received four times more international flight bookings in this busiest summer period than a year ago
ANA and JAL have received over four times more international flight bookings in this busiest summer ‘Bon’ period (August 6 to 16) than a year ago, particularly seeing considerable growths on Hawaii flights.
ANA, JAL and three regional airlines in Kyushu collaborate for a joint demand-boosting campaign
ANA, JAL and three regional airlines in Kyushu of Amakusa Airlines, Oriental Air Bridge and Japan Air Commuter have developed a joint demand-boosting campaign to give the three regional airlines’ tickets or local or original products.
Japan-South Korea flights are resumed one after another, expecting higher demand in this summer
Korea Air resumed two flights a week between Haneda and Gimpo (Seoul) with 737-900ER on June 26 2022, followed by ANA on July 1.
ANA, JAL and railway companies develop a joint tourism campaign ‘Welcome Back Tokyo’
ANA, JAL, JR Tokai, JR East and Tokyo Metro is developing a joint tourism campaign ‘Welcome Back Tokyo,' offering gift opportunities on Instagram and Twitter.
ZIP AIR, a JAL subsidiary LCC, will launch Narita-San Jose services in December, giving up ‘Z’ logo on the aircraft
ZIP AIR Tokyo, a JAL subsidiary LCC, will launch Narita-San Jose services in December 2022 as its second U.S. route, giving up ‘Z’ logo on the vertical tail probably because ‘Z’ is recognized as a symbol of Russian forces.
ZIP AIR, JAL group’s LCC, will increase Singapore service to five flights a week this summer
ZIP AIR TOKYO, JAL group’s LCC, will increase its Narita-Singapore service to five flights a week during this summer between July 16 and August 31.
JAL increases international flights for resort destinations this summer, resuming Kona and Guam services
JAL will resume three Narita-Kona, Hawaii flights a week and two Narita-Guam flights a week in August this year. The flights will be served for the first time in the past two years.
Japanese tourism organizations and transportation companies demand ease of travel restrictions to the Transport Minister
Tourism-related organizations, including Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) and Japan Travel and Tourism Association, ANA, JAL and JR Group together requested ease of travel restrictions to Tetsuo Saito, Minster of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
ANA and JAL considerably increased passengers for Golden Week holiday period without any travel restrictions
ANA and JAL considerably increased passengers and rose the load factors on both domestic and international flights for this year’s Golden Week holiday period.