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  • January 04, 2016

JAL Group 2016 New Year Vacation Period Traffic Results

TOKYO January 4, 2016: JAL Group carried a total of 269,366 passengers on its international flights and 999,413 passengers domestically during the 10-day New Year vacation period in Japan between December 25, 2015 and January 3, 2016.

On International routes, passenger count increased 4.3% versus the same period last year in line with a 2.5% up in the number of available seats. Overall load factor increased 1.4 percentage points to 85.9% on the JAL Group’s international routes when compared to the same period last year.  

The number of passengers on domestic routes increased 1.4% while seat capacity has been lowered by 3.1% compared to last year. Overall domestic load factor rose approx. 3.4 percentage points to 76.3% than previous year.

During this period, the JAL Group operated 3 chartered flights to Palau as well as 3 extra flights to Honolulu. Meanwhile, the airline also operated 4 extra flights between Tokyo (Haneda) and Sapporo (New Chitose), 2 extra flights between Tokyo (Haneda) and Okinawa (Naha), 2 extra flights between Tokyo (Haneda) and Kagoshima.

International Traffic Results (Japan departures and arrivals):      Dec. 25, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016

Routes

Available Seat Change on 2015(%)

Passenger Total

Passenger Change

on 2015(%)

Seat Load Factor

2016(%)

Transpacific

+15.1

35,146

+21.6

85.2

Europe

+5.6

20,655

-2.2

79.6

S.E. Asia

-1.6

64,441

+2.7

91.5

Oceania

+3.0

4,703

+5.5

90.7

China

+10.3

62,595

+12.4

80.3

Korea

-20.2

20,984

-16.5

91.6

Taiwan

+1.8

27,184

-1.9

85.1

Hawaii

-0.4

29,347

+3.1

88.5

Guam

+0.0

4,311

+4.8

90.9

TOTAL

+2.5

269,366

+4.3

85.9



Domestic Traffic Results:                                     Dec. 25, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016

Available Seat Change on 2015(%)

Passenger Total

Passenger Change on 2015(%)

Seat Load Factor

2016(%)

JAL / JAIR

-3.3

853,729

+1.8

77.1

JTA

-1.3

82,378

-1.3

80.1

RAC

+3.9

12,774

-0.4

71.7

JAC

-6.5

46,557

+0.0

61.8

HAC

+13.3

3,975

+11.6

56.4

TOTAL

-3.1

999,413

+1.4

76.3

JAIR=J Air; JTA=Japan Transocean Air; RAC=Ryukyu Air Commuter; JAC=Japan Air Commuter; HAC=Hokkaido Air System

20160104 - NY 2016 Results Final 1.pdf

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