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Jan 06, 2010
JAL Group 2010 New Year Vacation Period Traffic Results

TokyoJanuary 6, 2010: Japan Airlines (JAL) carried a total of 402,587 international passengers during the Japanese New Year vacation period from December 25, 2009 to January 5, 2010.

Load factors on flights to most international regions showed considerable improvement due to substantial reductions in capacity. Measured in available seat kilometers, total capacity on international routes was 21.1% less than the holiday period last year. The overall seat load factor at 83.6% is 8.9 percentage points higher than the previous period despite a decline of 11.8% in international passenger numbers.

The JAL Group operated 76 additional flights, both scheduled and charter, to such destinations as Guam, Honolulu, Cairns, Fairbanks, Siem Reap, Bali and more.

On domestic routes, JAL decreased seat supply by 6.9% against the same period last year and transported 1,327,578 domestic passengers - 7% down versus the number of passengers carried during the festive period a year before. Overall load factor on domestic Japan flights is 2.1 percentage points lower at 63.3%.

During this period, JAL Group operated an additional 128 domestic flights to meet demand on popular routes in Japan, such as Tokyo - Miyazaki, and Tokyo - Kagoshima.

 

JAL Group International Reservations (Japan departures)                    Dec 25, 2009 - Jan 5, 2010

JAL/JAZ Routes

Available Seat

% Change vs 2008

Passenger Total

Pax Count

% Change vs 2008

Seat load factor % 2009

(Seat load factor % 2008)

Hawaii

94.4

55,985

93.6

87.4 (88.1)

Transpacific

80.8

32,907

85.0

91.2 ( 86.8)

Europe

73.3

30,350

80.8

81.6 (74.0)

S.E. Asia

82.9

107,068

93.8

84.0 (74.3)

Oceania

68.3

11,251

82.6

89.7 (74.2)

Guam/ Saipan

100.1

19,390

96.3

85.2 (88.5)

Korea

72.7

53,372

76.0

91.1 (87.2)

China

70.8

61,736

94.5

72.0 (53.9 )

Taiwan

72.9

30,528

82.6

82.2 (72.5)

TOTAL

78.8

402,587

88.2

83.6 (74.7)

 JAZ=JALways                                                                                                                            

JAL Group Domestic Reservations                                         Dec 25, 2009 - Jan 5, 2010

 

Available Seat

% Change vs 2008

Passenger Total

Pax Count

% Change vs 2008

Seat load factor % 2009

(Seat load factor % 2008)

JAL / JEX

96.1

1,181,146

93.8

64.1 (65.6)

JTA

94.8

82,969

83.4

64.0 (72.7)

RAC

91.5

8,560

88.2

58.3 (60.5)

JAC

99.0

51,683

93.0

50.6 (53.9)

HAC

92.4

3,220

88.2

43.0 (45.0)

TOTAL

96.1

1,327,578

93.0

63.3 (65.4)

JEX=JAL Express; JTA=Japan Transocean Air; RAC=Ryukyu Air Commuter; JAC=Japan Air Commuter; HAC=Hokkaido Air System

                           

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