JAL revises the full-year financial forecast upward due to better recovery of international passenger flights than initially expected
JAL Group resulted in more revenue, EBIT and net profit for the first half of FY2023 than the same period of FY2019 and has revised the full-year financial forecast upward.
Five Japanese airlines forms an alliance for regional aviation, working together for safe operation and demand exploitation
Three regional airlines, ANA and JAL established Essential Air Service Alliance or EAS Alliance to maintain flight networks for remote areas and boost travel demand.
JAL will restart flights for Kona of Hawaii Island for this coming New Year holidays, totally serving 33 flights weekly for Hawaii
JAL will serve three flights a week between Narita and Kona of Hawaii Island for this coming New Year holiday period, totally serving 33 flights a week between Narita, Haneda, Kansai and Chubu and Hawaii.
ANA and JAL are expected to recover international flight bookings during this summer vacation period to 65 to 70% of 2019
Both ANA and JAL have had more bookings on domestic flights than a year ago and have recovered international flights bookings to 65 to 70% of 2019.
JAL creates an experience-typed Workcation program in Hokkaido for corporations, including farm working or planting trees
JAL, Nokyo Tourist and Loyalty Marketing will jointly plan and sell pilot tours of an experience-typed Workcation program, including farm working or planting tree, for corporations in Bihoro Town, Hokkaido.
JAL will launch Haneda-Doha flights in the summer of 2024 as Japanese airline’s first direct service to Middle East
JAL will launch daily flights between Haneda and Doha with Boeing 787-9 in the summer of 2024, expecting to carry transit passengers from Doha to major cities in partnership with Qatar Airways, an oneworld member.
JAL will augment international flights for resort destinations this summer to meet recovering demand
JAL will add flights for Hawaii and Guam in this summer, as it has received more bookings for the resort destinations.
ANA and JAL saw remarkable recoveries of international flight passengers, particularly on the Hawaii routes, during this year’s Golden Week holiday period
ANA and JAL carried more passengers on both domestic and international routes and considerably improved the load factors during this year’s Golden Week holiday period.
JAL Group LCC ZIPAIR Tokyo has begun operating zero CO2 flights on the Narita-Honolulu route on April 1 2023, the world-first zero CO2 operation through a year on a particular route.
Japan Adventure Tourism Organization launches Adventure Tourism Academy with JAL and JTB to develop human resources and promotional activities
Japan Adventure Tourism Organization (JATO) launched Adventure Tourism Academy with JAL and JTB to develop adventure tourism in Japan, working together to develop human resources and promotional activities.
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).
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 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 will serve ‘Sustainable Charter Flight’ on the Haneda-Naha route on November 18 2022, realizing ‘practical zero CO2 flight’ with A350-900.