JAL APPLIES FOR 2% INCREASE ON INTERNATIONAL FARES DEPARTING FROM JAPAN
Tokyo, February 10, 2005: JAL filed an application today with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport for approval to revise international fares to and from Japan, effective April 1st, 2005.
The application follows an agreement by the members of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the worldwide airline industry organization.
Fares between Japan and South East Asia, China, and Micronesia, were excluded from the application this time. They will be subject to a later filing.
If the filing is implemented, normal First, Business and Economy fares on routes departing from Japan will increase by 2%. The exceptions will be fares to Central and South America where the range of increase will vary from 2% to 8% according to fare category.
The proposed increase is subject to government approval.
Example Increase on Normal Round-trip Business Class Fare
(Subject to government approval)