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  • January 07, 2013

JAL Group 2013 New Year Vacation Period Traffic Results

TOKYO January 7, 2013: JAL Group carried a total of 404,681 passengers on its international flights and 1,499,986 passengers domestically during the 17 day New Year vacation period in Japan between December 21, 2012 and January 6, 2013. 

 

Passenger count on JAL’s international routes went up 4.1% versus the same period last year, against a 3.2% increase in the number of available seats. Flights to and from every region, with the exception of China, were more than 82% full, resulting in an overall load factor of 82.4% on the Group’s international routes.

 

The number of passengers on domestic flights rose 5.8% while seat capacity was 1% less compared to in 2012. Overall domestic load factor improved 4 percentage points from last year to 67.7%. By region, there was notable increase in travels to Chugoku, Shikoku and Kyushu.

 

During this period, the JAL Group operated 19 additional international flights to Alaska, Honolulu and Palau, as well as 28 extra flights on various domestic routes.

 

 

JAL Group International Reservations (Japan departures and arrivals)  Dec. 21, 2012 - Jan. 6, 2013

JAL Routes

Available Seat % Change on 2012

Passenger Total

% Passenger

Change on 2012

Seat load factor

(%) 2013

Transpacific

+ 27.4

43,947

+ 24.5

86.1

Europe

- 0.1

33,807

+ 9.9

82.1

S.E. Asia

+ 7.2

94,932

+ 13.9

87.5

Oceania

- 17.2

7,654

- 6.6

88.5

China

+ 8.7

80,843

+ 0.6

72.1

Korea

- 2.9

50,098

- 0.5

82.9

Taiwan

- 4.3

41,860

- 7.3

82.7

Hawaii

- 8.1

44,509

- 5.4

88.5

Guam

- 15.0

7,031

- 15.3

87.3

TOTAL

+3.2

404,681

+4.1

82.4


 

JAL Group Domestic Reservations                                Dec. 21, 2012 - Jan. 6, 2013

Available Seat % Change on 2012

Passenger Total

% Passenger

Change on 2012

Seat load factor

(%) 2013

JAL / JEX/ JAIR

-1.8

1,270,776

+4.5

68.2

JTA

+3.8

134,450

+21.0

73.2

RAC

+12.4

17,313

+24.2

67.6

JAC

+2.3

77,447

1.8

54.0

TOTAL

-1.0

1,499,986

+5.8

67.7

JEX=JAL Express; JAIR=J Air; JTA=Japan Transocean Air; RAC=Ryukyu Air Commuter; JAC=Japan Air Commuter

 

 

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