Japan Airlines (JAL) has made the following
revisions to its route, flight frequency and fleet plans for the
remaining of fiscal year 2012, the year ending 31 March 2013.
On its international network, JAL's
Boeing 787-8 will be used to inaugurate nonstop flights to San
Diego (USA) with a service from Tokyo (Narita) commencing in
December, and to start direct flights between Narita and Helsinki
(Finland) in March 2013.
More imminently, the 787-8 will be used
for the additional daily service between Narita and Singapore
slated to begin from 28 October 2012, increasing weekly flights to
the city-state from 14 to 21.
To meet the thriving demand for flights to and
from New Delhi, JAL will increase flight frequency from 5 to 7
weekly round-trip flights along with upsizing the aircraft used on
the Narita-New Delhi route to Boeing 777-200ERs.
Adjustments are also being made to aircraft
assignments for flights to and from China and Taiwan.
Domestically, flight frequencies on certain
routes will be modified to match demand and the changes in travel
patterns of customers influenced in part by the change in seasons.
Additionally, current services between Tokyo (Haneda), as well as
Osaka (Kansai) and Ishigaki will become nonstop both ways after
the official opening of the New Ishigaki Airport.
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