Japan Airlines revises June 2020 international schedule in response to COVID-19

Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced revisions to its flight frequency plans for the month of June 2020. Based on the announced plan, JAL will reduce approximately 96% of its international services through June 30, 2020. Additional services for the current month of May 2020 have also been reduced as shown below.

While commercial passenger flights will be greatly reduced, the Company will continue to operate cargo-only flights on select routes to help keep business moving throughout the world. The Company sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience but would like to ask for our customer`s understanding during this unprecedented time.

Reduction of International Services // Applicable Dates: June 1 – June 30, 2020
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Reduction of International Services // Applicable Dates: May 1 – May 31, 2020
Additional services have been reduced on the following routes:
Europe – London
Southeast Asia – Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Manila
East Asia – Seoul Gimpo, Kaohsiung
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Operation of Cargo Flights
In order to respond to the cargo demand across the globe, JAL plans to operate cargo-only flights by utilizing passenger aircraft on routes to North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Oceania.

For full list of flights, refer to the attached document.
Schedules are valid as of May 14, 2020 and are subject to change.

Temporary Restrictions on Seat Assignments in Response to COVID-19

Thank you for flying with Japan Airlines.

In order to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, the JAL Group has continued to reduce services on specific routes throughout the carrier`s network and to maintain a safe and secure environment for our customers, JAL has adopted additional measures as follows:

Seat Assignments to Practice Social Distancing

In order to provide customers peace of mind, JAL is preparing to add a temporary restriction on seat assignments to allow more personal space inside the aircraft cabin. As a result of this initiative, select seats will become unavailable to reserve and we ask for our customer`s understanding. In addition, to assure ample space between each passenger, please note that our representatives at the airport may ask you to change seats prior to your flight.

The above handling is not applicable to some aircraft and routes, First and Business class on international flights.


  • Japan Domestic Flights : From April 29th to June 30th.
  • International Flights : From May 10th to June 30th.
  • We may extend or shorten the period depending on the situation.
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Seat Map Display on JAL website

Japan Domestic Flights

Unavailable seats will be displayed as "Unselectable".

International Flights

Unavailable seats will be displayed as "Not available"

Boarding Process

Passengers will now be requested to wear a face mask when traveling on JAL Group flights. While we understand the need for travel, any customer feeling under the weather is asked to refrain from boarding the flight. If any symptoms appear, consult your physician prior to taking the flight.

Although these procedures may be inconvenient, we ask for your cooperation so that we can provide a safe and secure environment for our customers.

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