Possible Flight Delays due to Air Festival at Chitose Air Base

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Affected by the Air Festival at Chitose Air Base, JAL flights departing and arriving Sapporo’s New Chitose Airport may be delayed during the following times of the festival and the rehearsals.

You are highly recommended to allow more time for traveling to the airport to avoid the possible traffic congestion or shortage of parking lots.

Rehearsal schedule and the impacted dates

  • July 4 (Tue) around 10:15 to 10:30
  • *Same timeslot on any day between July 5 (Wed) and July 7 (Fri) is reserved.
  • July 10 (Mon) around 10:15 to 10:30
  • *Same timeslot on any day between July 11 (Tue) and July 14 (Fri) is reserved.
  • July 18 (Tue) around 10:15 to 10:30
  • *Same timeslot on any day between July 19 (Wed) and July 20 (Thu) is reserved.
  • July 21 (Fri) around 14:00 to 14:20
  • July 22 (Sat) 11:15 to 11:35 (reserved for July 21) and around 13:40 to 14:20

Air Festival schedule

July 23 (Sun)

  • Around 10:15 – 10:30
  • Around 11:15 – 11:30
  • Around 13:40 – 14:20

Changes and refunds for delays and cancellations due to these events will be handled in the same manner as Changes and refunds for delays and cancellations due to weather and aircraft maintenance.

For further inquiries, contact JAL Domestic Reservations and Information.

June 9, 2017
Japan Airlines

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