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TOKYO, Japan – JAL Group (JAL) today announced revisions to flight frequency and fleet plans on both international and domestic routes for fiscal year 2015 (ending March 31, 2016).

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TOKYO, Japan – JAL Group (JAL) today announced revisions to flight frequency and fleet plans on both international and domestic routes for fiscal year 2015 (ending March 31, 2016).

In regards to the airline’s international network, JAL will introduce JAL SKY SUITE 777 aircraft on Tokyo (Narita) – Sydney route and Narita = Jakarta route from the end of October in response to the growing demand. Additionally the airline will operate JAL SKY SUITE 787 aircraft on Narita = Moscow route from February 2016, which will result in JAL SKY SUITE aircraft operated on all its Europe routes. Furthermore, JAL will provide new service-Premium Economy on Narita – Hanoi route from the end of October, and Narita – Moscow from February 2016.

In regards to the airline’s domestic network, JAL will adjust its flight frequency plan on select Japan-domestic routes in response to the seasonal demand primarily to and from Tokyo (Haneda), Additionally, the airline’s well-received JAL SKY NEXT service will mainly expand onto more domestic routes to and from Haneda.

JAL will continue to embrace new challenges to enhance its networks, and improve the quality of the products and services aiming at delivering a more convenient and comfortable travel experience to customers.

International Network
[Aircraft Type Changes]

Route Effective Period Flight No. Aircraft Remarks

Narita = Frankfurt October 25, 2015 ~ JL407/408 777-300ER (SS7) to 787-9 (SS9) (*3)
Narita = Moscow February 1, 2016 ~ JL441/442 787-8 to 787-8 (SS8) (*4)
Narita = Jakarta October 25, 2015 ~ JL725/726 787-9 (SS9) to 777-300ER (SS7) (*5)
Narita = Hanoi October 25, 2015 ~ JL751/752 767-300ER (SS6) to 787-8 (SS8) or 787-9 (SS9) (*6)
Haneda = Bangkok October 25 ~ December 25, 2015 JL033/032 777-200ER to 767-300ER (SS6) (*7)
(*8)
December 26, 2015 ~ 767-300ER (SS6) to 777-200ER
Haneda = Singapore January 4, 2016 ~ JL037/036 777-200ER to 767-300ER (SS6) (*9)
Narita = Sydney October 25, 2015 ~ JL771/772 777-200ER to 777-300ER (SS7) (*10)
Haneda = Taipei (Songshan) October 25, 2015 ~ JL097/JL098 767-300ER to 777-200ER
Narita = Seoul (Inchon) October 25, 2015 ~ JL959/954 767-300ER to 737-800 (*11)

# The schedule for launching the new service is subject to change due to the delivery of aircraft. For latest information, please visit JAL website.

(*3) First Class service will not be available in line with aircraft type changing from JAL SKY SUITE 777 (SS7) to SS9 on this route.

(*4) Premium Economy service will be provided in line with the introduction of SS8 on these routes and will open for sale from August 21.

(*5) First Class Service will be available in line with introduction of SS7 on this route.

(*6) Premium Economy service will be provided in line with the introduction of SS8/SS9 on this route and will open for sale from August 21.The aircraft of JL752 will be changed from October 26.

(*7) Boeing 777-200ER with Premium Economy service will be operated on November 5, 7, 13, 14, 18, 19, 23 and December 12.

(*8) Premium Economy service will not be available on this route between October 25 and December 25, 2015 (excluding the dates mentioned in *7)

(*9) Premium Economy service will not be available from January 4, 2016 (excluding January 28 and 31). Boeing 777-200ER will be operating on January 28 and 31.

(*10) First Class service will not be available in line with introduction of SS7. JL772 will start to be operated by SS7 from October 26, 2015.

(*11) JL954 will start to be operated by Boeing 737-800 from October 26, 2015.

[Flight Frequency Decrease]
Flight No. Route Dep. Time Arr. Time Aircraft Details Effective Period

JL441 Narita – Moscow 10:45 15:00 787-8 (*12) Decrease from 4 to 3 weekly flights October 25, 2015 ~ march 26, 2016 (We, Fr, Su)
JL442 Moscow – Narita 17:00 08:35+1
(*12) Premium Economy service will be available in line with introduction of SS8 from February 3, 2016.

Domestic Network
[Flight Frequency Increase]

Route Details Effective Period

Haneda = Osaka (Kansai) 2 daily to 3 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~ March 26, 2016
Haneda = Nagasaki 6 daily to 7 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~ March 26, 2016
Nigata = Sapporo (New Chitose) 2 daily to 3 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~
[Flight Frequency Decrease]
Route Details Effective Period
Haneda = Okinawa (Naha) 14 daily to 12 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~
Haneda = Okayama 6 daily to 5 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~
Haneda = Kitakyusyu 6 daily to 5 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~
Haneda = Kumamoto 9 daily to 8 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~
New Chitose = Akita 3 daily to 2 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~ March 26, 2016
New Chitose = Hanamaki 4 daily to 3 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~ March 26, 2016
Fukuoka = Tokushima 2 daily to 1 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~ (*13)
Fukuoka = Kochi 4 daily to 3 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~ January 6, 2016

4 daily to 2 daily flights January 7, 2016 ~ (*14)
Kagoshima = Yakushima 5 daily to 3 daily flights October 25, 2015 ~ March 26, 2016

(*13) Aircraft type will change from SAAB 340B to Bombardier DHC8-Q400.

(*14) Aircraft type will changed from SAAB 340B to Embraer 170.

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