JAL expands restructuring plans

5th Sep 2008

The JAL Group will expand network
restructuring of its international and domestic passenger businesses in
the second half of FY2008.On top of the route and flight frequency changes in the second half of
FY2008 already announced on August 7 2008, the JAL Group will increase
flight frequency on one international route, and suspend operations on
two international routes. Whilst in Japan, it will add one new route and
increase flight frequency on one other route.

On August 7 2008, JAL announced that in the second half of FY2008 it
will increase flight frequency on four Asia routes, and suspend services
on three under-performing international routes. It also announced that
in Japan it will increase flight frequency on five routes, decrease
flight frequency on four other routes, and will suspend a total of 12
In the original route FY2008 flight frequency, fleet plan (Feb 1, 2008),
JAL also said it will operate two new routes out of Mt Fuji Shizuoka
Airport when the new airport opens for business.

With the price of jet fuel reaching an unprecedented high level, the JAL
Group is carrying out a bold review of its route network, further
concentrating its resources on improving profitability and increasing


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