JAL 2008/09 Winter Schedule

JAL today announced 2008/09 Winter schedule

Frequency Increase

Route
Increases
Effective
Remark
Tokyo Narita – Seoul
21 to 26 weekly
26OCT08
Incheon Airport
Osaka Kansai – Shanghai
2 to 3 Daily
26OCT08
Pu Dong Airport
Osaka Kansai – Hanoi
4 to 7 weekly
26OCT08

Osaka Kansai – Seoul
14 to 21 weekly
26OCT08
Incheon Airport
Tokyo Haneda – Matsuyama
4 to 5 Daily
Nov 2008

Tokyo Haneda – Miyazaki
4 to 5 Daily
Nov 2008
Except Peak Season
Fukuoka – Tokyo Narita
1 to 2 Daily
Nov 2008
For LAX/JFK connection
Osaka Itami – Niigata
5 to 6 Daily
Mar 2009

Nagoya Chubu – Sapporo
4 to 5 Daily
Feb 2009

FREQUENCY DEDUCTION

Route
Decreases
Effective
Remark
Osaka Kansai – Sapporo
6 to 4 Daily
Nov 2008

Osaka Kansai – Fukuoka
4 to 3 Daily
Nov 2008

Osaka Kansai – Okinawa
5 to 4 Daily
Nov 2008
Same as 07/08 W
Nagoya – Kumamoto
2 to 1 Daily
Nov 2008
Nagoya Komaki Airport

SUSPENSIONS

Route
Effective
Remark
Osaka Kansai – Hakodate
Nov 2008

Osaka Kansai – Sendai
Nov 2008

Osaka Kansai – Iwate Hanamaki
Feb 2009

Osaka Kansai – Akita
Feb 2009

Osaka Itami – Fukushima
Feb 2009

Osaka Kansai – Fukushima
Feb 2009

Kobe – Kagoshima
Feb 2009

Nagoya Chubu – Fukuoka
29MAR09
3 Daily in Nov 08 /
1 Daily 01DEC08 – 28MAR09
Iwate Hanamaki – Okinawa Naha
Mar 2009
Was Spring only
Sendai – Okinawa Naha
19DEC08
Was Dec only
Fukushima – Okinawa Naha
Feb 2009
JTA ops continues
Kochi – Okinawa Naha
Feb 2009
JTA ops continues

Re-timing
Effective 26OCT08, the following routes will see slightly earlier departure time
*Tokyo Narita to Kuala Lumpur
*Tokyo Narita to Amsterdam
*Guangzhou to Tokyo Narita, by 1 hour earlier on JL660

On Tokyo Narita – Busan, JL969 from Tokyo will depart in afternoon and JL960 from Busan leaves in the morning

On Osaka Kansai – Busan, JL967 from Osaka will depart in the morning instead of afternoon

New Inflight Products
JAL Shell Flat Seat will be introduced on :
*eff 26OCT08 Tokyo Narita – Sydney
*eff 01JAN09 Tokyo Narita – Jakarta

Premium Economy Class will be introduced on :
*eff 29NOV08 Tokyo Narita – Moscow
*eff 06DEC08 Tokyo Narita – Amsterdam (Day 467 only 02OCT08 – 05DEC08)
*eff 29NOV08 Osaka Kansai – London (Day 135 only 01OCT08 – 28NOV08)

By 01JAN09, all flights to China will have Personal TV in all class of service

AIRCRAFT CHANGE

Route
Changes
Effective
Remark
Tokyo Haneda – Shanghai
744 to 772
26OCT08
HND – SHA
Tokyo Narita – Shanghai
763 to 73H
26OCT08
NRT – PVG JL619/610 only
Tokyo Narita – Hangzhou
763 to 73H
26OCT08

Tokyo Narita – Taipei
744 to 763
01MAR09
JL647/642 only
Osaka Kansai – Shanghai
763 to 73H
01JAN09
KIX – PVG JL629/620 only

CARGO
*Tokyo – Anchorage – New York / 74Y
Decrease from 6 to 3 weekly

*Tokyo – Los Angeles / 74Y
Decrease from 7 to 6 weekly

*Tokyo – Kuala Lumpur – Manila – Osaka – Tokyo
Suspended

*Tokyo – Hong Kong
Increase from 5 to 6 weekly

*Tokyo – Singapore – Bangkok – Nagoya – Tokyo
Decrease from 3 to 2 weekly

*Tokyo – Singapore – Bangkok – Osaka – Tokyo / 76F
New 1 weekly service

*Tokyo – Taipei / 74Y
1 of 5 weekly will be re-routed via Nagoya in the inbound flight