Japan Airlines today announced that it has extended its suspension of commercial flights until September 30th because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Previously flights had been suspended through July 31st. The suspensions have now been extended for another two months.
While scheduled commercial passenger flights have been reduced, JAL in a news release said they would continue to operate cargo-only flights on select routes “to help keep business moving throughout the world.”
There are no scheduled JAL flights Japan and Guam in August, and none in September either.
“Let’s continue to abide by the provisions in place and maintain safety at all times,” said JAL’s Assistant Administrator for the Guam Office Jason Mondina in an email to the media. “We will continue to keep everyone informed with the latest updates.”
JAL SEPTEMBER FLIGHTS
Operation of Cargo Flights
While scheduled commercial passenger flights will be reduced, the Company announced plans to operate cargo-only flights on select routes to help keep business moving throughout the world. According to the plan, JAL will operate approximately 800 cargo-only flights each month by utilizing passenger aircraft on routes to North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Oceania.
The carrier will continue to review travel restrictions within each destination and update its international network plan, while asking for our customer`s understanding during this unprecedented time.
Schedules are valid as of July 9, 2020 and are subject to change.