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  • January 04, 2018

JAL Group 2018 New Year Vacation Period Traffic Results

JAL Group carried a total of 194,847 passengers on its international flights and 787,290 passengers domestically during the 7-day New Year vacation period in Japan between December 28, 2017 and January 3, 2018.

On International routes, passenger count increased 2.7% versus the same period last year in line with a 1.4% increase in the number of available seats. Overall load factor increased 1.2 percentage points to 91.3% on the JAL Group’s international routes when compared to the same period last year.

The number of passengers on domestic routes increased 1.6%, where there was a strong demand for travel to/from Okinawa. Overall domestic load factor rose approx. 1.4 percentage points to 83.5% than previous year.

International Traffic Results (Japan departures and arrivals)                Dec. 28, 2017 – Jan. 3, 2018

Routes

Available Seat Change vs 2017 (%)

Passenger Total

Passenger Change

vs 2017 (%)

Seat Load Factor 2018 (%)

Transpacific

+3.8

26,077

+0.2

83.5

Europe

+3.8

16,465

+3.9

93.3

S.E. Asia

+0.2

67,620

+1.5

93.0

Oceania

+43.9

4,894

+53.4

95.2

Hawaii-Guam

+2.0

24,039

+4.8

92.1

Korea

+3.3

15,043

+12.1

95.3

China

-3.2

40,709

-2.3

90.9

TOTAL

+1.4

194,847

+2.7

91.3

Domestic Traffic Results                                                                         Dec. 28, 2017 – Jan. 3, 2018

Operation

Available Seat Change vs 2017 (%)

Passenger Total

Passenger Change vs 2017(%)

Seat Load Factor 2018 (%)

JAL / JAIR/HAC

+1.1

691,268

+2.6

84.1

JTA

+0.9

65,758

+6.2

86.4

RAC

+7.1

10,258

+1.0

69.5

JAC

-27.2

20,006

-30.8

66.0

TOTAL

-0.1

787,290

+1.6

83.5

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

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