Implementation of temporary special handling procedures in response to the launch of a Missile by North Korea, which it calls a "satellite"

This information is based on the current situation at 12:00pm, February 7, 2016 (Japan Standard Time).

Thank you for using JAL Group flights. According to information released by the Japanese Government, North Korea launched its missile at around 9:31 on February 7, 2016 Japanese Standard Time, which splashed into the sea afterwards.

There were no effects on the safe operation of JAL flights including select re-routed flights below.

As restrictions on select areas/routes still exist currently, the JAL Group has decided to maintain implementation of the following temporary special handling procedure from February 7 through February 14, 2016 until receiving further information.

1. Period
7:30 - 12:30 (Japan Standard Time), Sun. Feb. 7 Sun. Feb. 14, 2016

2. Select international flights

The following international flights will continue to be rerouted. As a result, the flight times are expected to be lengthened by 5 to 10 minutes.

< Time: local time >

Flight No. Departure from Arrival to Departure time Arrival time
JL720 Jakarta Tokyo (Narita) 06:45 16:05
JL741 Tokyo (Narita) Manila 09:20 13:25
JL746 Manila Tokyo (Narita) 09:50 15:00

3. Domestic flights

There are no changes to domestic flight paths or schedules.

Japan Airlines will be continuing to work closely with the related authority and provide updates as soon as receiving further information.

4. Special handling of JAL tickets

Reservation change is applicable only once with no charge until April 03 (Thursday),2016.
Please note that rerouting is not permitted. Also, changing reservations cannot be made through our website and only acceptable by calling JAL at numbers below.

* Tickets as part of package tours are not applicable. For queries, passengers are requested to contact their travel agents.

*For passengers who have purchased tour packages or tickets from travel agents, please contact the ticket issuing agent accordingly.

For any inquires:

February 7, 2016
Japan Airlines