The JAL Group has announced updates to its International Flight Plans for the FY2023 Winter Schedule, which were previously announced on August 22, 2023. These updates will involve additional adjustments to the operations of specific routes to Hawaii, Guam (scheduled to commence in December), and select East Asian destinations.
First Japanese Airline to Operate a Direct Flight to the Middle East
Aiming to provide travel experiences involving less luggage and visualize environmental value
Japan Airlines’ 10-year journey at Helsinki Airport was celebrated at the airport on 1 July 2023. The festivities were held at the departure gate for their anniversary flight to Tokyo, featuring Moomin characters, Sakura Queens, origami and Japanese-inspired delicacies to mark a decade of strong cooperation between Japan Airlines and Finavia.
JAL has signed an agreement with Shell Aviation (“Shell”) which will see aircraft refueled in Los Angeles with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from 2025, supporting JAL’s ESG target of replacing 1% of its whole jet fuel amount with SAF in fiscal year 2025 set in its GX strategy.
JAL has decided to increase flights to Honolulu and Guam in response to the growing demand for resort travel following the reclassification of the Covid-19 infection to Class 5 under the Infectious Disease Control Law.
Aiming to secure stable revenues by expanding alliances with partner companies
Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from Japan`s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to set the level of fuel surcharge on international passenger tickets purchased in Japan between April 1 and May 31, 2023.
JAL international routes will expand the supply of passenger flights compared to the FY2022 winter plan, taking into account changes in the environment, such as the relaxation of border measures in various countries after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (YHD) have decided on the routes and number of flights of a dedicated freighter aircraft, which is scheduled to start operating in April 2024