JAL Group carried a total of 437,334 passengers
on its international flights and 1,569,379 passengers domestically
during the 17-day new year vacation period in Japan between 19
December 2014 and 4 January 4 2015.
On international routes, the
passenger count increased 3.3% on the same period last year in
line with a 0.7% increase in the number of available seats.
Overall the load factor increased 2.1 percentage points to 84.7%
on the group's international routes when compared to the same
period last year.
The number of passengers on domestic routes
decreased 2.3% while seat capacity was 0.4%
lower when compared to last year. Overall the domestic load factor dropped
approximately 1.3 percentage points to 68.9%.
During this period, the JAL Group operated 22 chartered
flights to Fairbanks, Honolulu, Guam, Saipan and Palau as well as
5 extra flights to Honolulu. The airline also operated
8 extra flights between Tokyo (Haneda) and Sapporo, 12 extra
flights between Tokyo (Haneda) and Okinawa, 4 extra flights
between Tokyo (Haneda) and Fukuoka and 2 extra flights between
Tokyo (Haneda) and Miyazaki.
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