Tokyo, September 29, 2009: Japan Airlines (JAL) extends its condolence to those affected by Typhoon Ketsana that hit the Philippines. It will provide from Japan, free transport of relief goods and aid personnel bound for Manila at the request of any non-profit public organizations based in Japan, such as the Japanese Red Cross, and other Japanese aid organizations that the airline has worked with in the past.
Transport of relief goods
JAL will transport free of charge, relief goods and materials to Manila, starting from October 1 to October 21, 2009. Transport will be provided on the route from Tokyo (Narita) to Manila on JAL Group operated flights, where supplies will be carried as air freight and under the conditions specified below:
- The shipper and consignee are government approved organizations
- Contact numbers of the shipper and consignee are clear.
- Arrangements for customs clearance and surface transport at the departure point and arrival point must be completed by the shipper beforehand.
- Shipments must not contain dangerous goods, live animals, or other restricted items.
Transport of relief aid personnel
JAL will also provide free air transport for staff of the above-mentioned organizations who are going to Manila to aid in the current emergency.
This is applicable on the JAL Group operated Tokyo (Narita) - Manila flights, from October 1 to October 21, 2009, based on the date of travel.
For any enquiry, please contact JAL at 03-5460-3104 between 09:30 to 17:00, from Mondays to Fridays.