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JAL New Year vacation period traffic results

Jan 04, 2016

JAL Group 2016 announced its New Year vacation period traffic results.

The 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
JAL New Year vacation period traffic results



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