JAL Group Reports Traffic from New Year Vacation Period

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Tuesday, 7 January 2014

JAL Group carried a total of 426,480 passengers on its international flights and 1,635,101 passengers domestically during the 17 day New Year vacation period in Japan between 20 December 2013 and 5 January 2014.

The number of passengers on JAL's international routes went up 3.2% when compared to the same period last year, against a 2.5% increase in the number of available seats.

Flights to and from every region, with the exception of China, were more than 80.0% full, resulting in an overall load factor of 82.9% on the group's international routes.

The number of passengers on domestic flights rose 11.0% while seat capacity has increased by 3.6% compared to the same period last year. Overall domestic load factor improved approximately 5 percentage points from last year to 71.3%.

During this period, the JAL Group operated 22 chartered flights to Alaska, Honolulu Guam and Palau, as well as 41 extra flights to Honolulu and Bangkok. Meanwhile, 35 extra flights on various domestic routes.

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