JAL Group announces international flight frequency and fleet plans on after June 1, 2013

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TOKYO, Japan – JAL Group has announced the international flight frequency and fleet plans until May 31, 2013, and today proclaims flight frequency and fleet plans on and after June 1, 2013 with the resumption of Boeing 787 aircraft.

Boeing 787-8 will return to service in sequence on after June 1.2013 after completely confirming the safety and reliability of the aircraft, including the proper installation of the improvements. JAL restarts daily service between Tokyo (Narita) and Boston as well as San Diego, and the daily non-stop service between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki will be launched from July 1, 2013 which was postponed in February 2013.

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Larger aircraft, Boeing 777-200ER instead of Boeing 767 will be assigned to fly between Japan and Bangkok and Honolulu in order to meet a robust passenger demand and further maximize revenue.

With the aim to achieve “Customer Satisfaction No.1”, one of JAL Group Medium-Term Targets, JAL is actively moving ahead to provide our passengers much more quality products. 777-300ER (JAL SKY SUITE 777) has been introduced on European and North American routes, in addition, More products like the seats are going to be refurbished on European and North American routes as well as Honolulu and Bangkok(Narita/Haneda=Bangkok) routes which Boeing 787-8 and Boeing 777-200ER have been used for. The aircrafts equipped with personal TV will be arranged on all the international routes during the first half of fiscal year 2013(year ending March 31.2014).JAL strives to make every customer’s journey refreshing and comfortable experience.

*The following schedules are subject to government approval.

New Route from July 1, 2013

Flight Number
Route
Dep. Time
Arr. Time
Aircraft
Class
Days of Operation

JL413
Narita = Helsinki
10:30
14:55
787-8
Business,

Economy
Daily

(from July 1 to Oct.26,2013)

JL414
Helsinki= Narita
17:25
09:05

Boeing 787-8 Will Be Arranged on the Following Routes**

Route
Period
Remarks

Narita = Boston
June 1,2013 ~
Daily operation from June 1,2013(4 weekly round-trip flights from Mar,31-May 31,2013)

Narita = San Diego
June 1,2013 ~
Daily operation from June 1,2013(3 weekly round-trip flights from Mar,31-May 31,2013)

Narita = Singapore
June 1,2013 ~
JL719/JL712,JL711/JL710;JL710(from Jun. 2, 2013)

Haneda = Singapore
June 1,2013 ~

Haneda = Beijing
June 1,2013 ~

Narita = Delhi
July 12,2013 ~

Narita = Moscow
September 1,2013 ~
3 weekly round-trip flights(We,Fr,Su)

Haneda = San Francisco
September 1,2013 ~
JL001(from August 31,2013)

Narita = Sydney
December 1,2013 ~
JL772(from December 2,2013)

Narita = Bangkok
December 2.2013~
JL707/JL718, 4 among 7 weekly round-trip flights;JL718(from December 3,2013)

**The type of aircraft might be changed due to the delivery schedule of the 787-8.

**Please visit http://www.jal.com/en/flight/boeing787/ to get the information regarding JAL’s Boeing 787 fleet.

Other Aircraft Type Changes***

Route
Details
Period
Remarks(flight/day/aircraft)

Narita = Honolulu
From767-300ER to 777-200ER
June 1,2013 ~
JL782/JL781

Chubu = Honolulu
From 767-300ER to 777-200ER
July12,2013 ~

Kansai = Honolulu
From 767-300ER to 777-200ER
September 1,2013 ~

Kansai = Shanghai(Pudong)
From 737-800 to 767-300ER
September 1,2013 ~

Haneda = Bangkok
From 767-300ER to 777-200ER
December 1,2013 ~

Narita = Bangkok
From 767-300ER to787-8, 777-200ER
December 1,2013 ~
JL707/Mo,Tu,Th,Sa/787-8

JL707/We,Fr,Su/777-200ER

JL718/Tu,We,Fr,Su/787-8

JL718/Mo,Th,Sa/777-200ER

JL708/Daily/777-200ER

***The type of aircraft might be changed due to the delivery schedule of the 787-8.

Flight Frequency Changes

Temporarily decrease the flight frequency in response to the passenger demand

Route
Details
Period
Remarks

Narita = Beijing
from 14 to 7 weekly round-trip flights
June 1 ~ July 5, 2013
JL863/JL864 decreased

In-flight Products Improvements on the Middle-haul and Long -haul International Routes

Refurbish the products focusing on the Business class on European and North American routes

Starting with the introduction of fully flat seat to Business Class as well as spacious and functional [SKY SUITE 777] sequentially served on European and North American routes, additionally 777-300ER and 787-8 will be practically used, and JAL SHELL FLAT NEO (Business class) will be provided on more routes. JAL SKY Wi-Fi has been serving on New York, Chicago and Los Angeles’ routes, which will be expanded sequentially on European routes.

Route
Aircraft
Service
Period
Remarks

Narita = New York

777-300ER
SKY SUITE 777.(*1)

First Class: NEW JAL SUITE

Business Class: SKY SUITE

Premium Economy: SKY PREMIUM

Economy: SKY WIDER
Operated every other day from May 1, 2013 and daily operation from the approx. May.

(*2)

Narita = Paris
July 2013~

Narita = Los Angeles
November 2013~

Narita = Chicago
January 2014~

Narita ­= Frankfurt
First Class: JAL SUITE

Business Class: JAL SHELL FLAT NEO
Operated every other day from April 2013 and daily operation from the approx. May.

Narita = Moscow
777-200ER
Provide Premium Economy Service
June 2013~the end of August 2013

Haneda = San Francisco
787-8
Business Class: JAL SHELL FLAT NEO
September 1,2013~
(*3)

(*1) For more detail on SKY SUITE 777, please visit http://www.jal.co.jp/en/newsky/

(*2) The actual operating date will be introduced on JAL homepage when is has been decided

(*3) The type of aircraft might be changed due to the delivery schedule of the 787-8.

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Narita = Frankfurt: daily service from the approx. May 2013(currently provide every other day)

Narita = London: daily service from the approx. July 2013 (currently provide every other day)

Narita = Paris: provide from August 2013

In-flight products improvements on the Southeast Asia, Oceania and Honolulu routes

The 787-8 with JAL SHELL FLAT NEO in Business class and 777-200ER with JALSHELL FLAT SEAT will be used for Delhi, Sydney, Tokyo (Haneda/Narita) =Bangkok and Honolulu routes, JAL will provide passengers a refreshing onboard experience with the quality in-flight products.

Route
Aircraft
Service
Period
Remarks

Narita = Delhi
787-8
Business Class: JAL SHELL FLAT NEO
July 12,2013 ~
(*1)

Narita = Sydney
777-200ER
Provide Premium Economy Service
June 2013 ~ November 30,2013

787-8
Business Class: JAL SHELL FLAT NEO
December 1,2013 ~

Haneda = Bangkok(*2)

777-200ER

Business Class: JALSHELL FLAT SEAT

December 1,2013 ~

Narita = Bangkok(*3)
December 1,2013 ~

Narita = Honolulu

(JL782/JL781)
June 1,2013 ~

Chubu = Honolulu
July 12,2013 ~

Kasai = Honolulu
September 1,2013 ~

(*1) The type of aircraft might be changed due to the delivery schedule of the 787-8

(*2) Haneda = Bangkok (JL33/JL34): Provide the Premium Economy Service from December 1, 2013.

(*3) Narita = Bangkok: ten round-trip flights operated by 777-200ER and four round-trip flights operated by 787-8 among 14 weekly flights.

Flight Number
Aircraft
Dates of Operation
Remarks

JL717/JL708
777-200ER
Daily
Provide Premium Economy Service

JL707
787-8
Mo,Tu,Th,Sa

777-200ER
We,Fr,Su

JL718
787-8
Tu,We,Fr,Su

777-200ER
Mo,Th,Sa

The aircrafts equipped with personal TV will be arranged on all the international routes

The aircrafts equipped with personal TV will be arranged on Narita=Kaohsiung(*1) and Kansai=Seoul(Gimpo) routes during the first half of fiscal year 2013 to attain all JAL international routes served by aircrafts with personal TV.(*2)

(*1) Kansai=Seoul (Gimpo): Provide the Business Service from June 1, 2013

(*2) The type of aircraft might be changed due to the delivery schedule of the 787-8

New seats will be installed onto Boeing 767-300ER

Improved 767 with fully flat seat in business class and the new spacious seat in Economy class will be served on middle-haul and long-haul routes in the Second half of Fiscal year 2013. The details of the products and available routes will be introduced as soon as they have been decided.