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JAL Carried Over 2 Million Passengers Between 19 December 2014 and 4 January 2015

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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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