Flight reductions, measures taken  on board and at the airport,  and entry restrictions by country More information regarding flight suspension and schedule change,  changes in service in our lounges and on board,  and entry restrictions and disinfection measures.

Domestic Flights

Information regarding flight suspension, reduction of flight frequency, schedule change and non-scheduled service on domestic routes due to the impact of COVID-19.

Please refer to the link below for more details on flight suspension, reduction of flight frequency, schedule change and non-scheduled service.

Flight suspension, reduction of flight frequency and schedule change

Customers with applicable flight reservations

We will contact you by e-mail.

We apologize for the inconvenience, but please confirm the contents and proceed as directed.

Flight Increases and Non-scheduled Flights

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Available from the day before the boarding date

International Flights / Entry Restrictions and Quarantine Measures

Information regarding flight suspension, reduction of flight frequency, schedule change and non-scheduled service on international routes due to the impact of COVID-19.

Information for international flights

We may continue to reduce the number of flights on some routes while monitoring demand trends on each route.

Details regarding flight suspensions, reductions, changes of aircraft, schedule changes, and charter flights will be announced on the website as soon as they are decided.

Please note that as we continue to monitor entry restrictions and consider further flight reductions, we have temporarily suspended new reservations for some flights.

Latest Information on Flights(Flight resumption, Flight suspension, reduction of flight frequency, schedule change and evacuation flight)

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Available from 2 days before the boarding date

Entry Restrictions and Quarantine Measures

Each country updates its immigration policies and restrictions on entry or quarantine measures as they change.
There have been reports of passengers not being able to enter a country or denied boarding by other airlines at the connecting airport despite having the travel documents that are usually acceptable for entry.
Customers are advised to check the relevant information from embassies, consulates, and health organizations of the destination country.

Lounge service

Information regarding changes in our lounge services due to the impact of COVID-19

Food/Beverage Services

The food and beverage service provided in our lounge has been changed as follows.

  • (International Lounges in Japan) We will be shifting to providing individual meals, pre-packaged meals, or meals provided by lounge staff in order to ensure all our guests can enjoy our service with peace of mind.
  • (Domestic Lounges) We will provide packaged meals.
  • (International Lounges outside Japan) We will be shifting to providing individual meals, pre-packaged meals, or meals provided by lounge staff in order to ensure all our guests can enjoy our service with peace of mind.

Due to the declaration of a state of emergency in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Aichi, Fukuoka prefectures, alcohol service in some lounges will be temporarily suspended.

Please note that this change may limit the products offered at our lounges in Japan.

Thank you very much for your kind understanding and corporation.

Lounge business hours

Please refrer below for more updates regarding Domestic Lounges and International Lounges (JAL Lounges & 3rd-party Lounges).

Inflight Meal and Liquor Service

Information regarding changes to inflight services due to the impact of COVID-19

Domestic Flights

All classes

  • We have temporarily stop the Inflight Snack Sales Service (Beer, Ice Cream) for Okinawa NAHA flights from June 1, 2020.
  • We have temporarily stop handling cash for inflight sales from July 1, 2020. If a passenger is interested in in-flight shopping, a cabin attendant will bring the items to the passenger. Please ask a cabin attendant.
    *Acceptable forms of payment: credit cards, JAL coupons, JAL Travel Coupons, and JAL Gift Certificates.

First Class

In order to maintain a safe and secure environment, the following measures have put in place.

  • Our hand towel service have temporarily changed to providing disposable pre-packaged wet towels.
  • Drinks have served in plastic and paper cups.
  • We have temporarily serve inflight meals with lids or in a package.
  • We have temporarily halt miso soup service for OSAKA ITAMI flights.

Class J and Economy Class

  • We have temporarily suspended blanket and pillow service.
    The temperature in the cabin may feel cold depending on your condition, so please bring clothes to put on such as jacket if necessary.
  • We will serve Cold green tea, Minute Maid® Apple Juice, SKYTIME,Coca-Cola®, mineral water, Hot coffee and soup from October 1, 2020.
    Special drinks are also available for Class J.

International Flights

All classes

  • Our hand towel service have temporarily changed to providing disposable pre-packaged wet towels.
  • We have temporarily stop handling cash for inflight sales from July 1, 2020. If a passenger is interested in in-flight shopping, a cabin attendant will bring the items to the passenger. Please ask a cabin attendant.
    *Acceptable forms of payment: credit cards, JAL coupons, JAL Travel Coupons, and JAL Gift Certificates.

First and Business Class

First Class


We have temporarily stop the magazine service from March 28, 2020.


Some à la carte menus has been discontinued or simplified.

There is no change in the service delivery.

Business Class

We have temporarily stop the magazine service from March 28, 2020.

Meals have individually wrapped or served with the lids on.

The service style have change from replacing plates to a tray service.

Some à la carte menus has been discontinued or simplified.

Economy Class

Meals have individually wrapped or served with the lids on.

Inflight meal service for flights to/from Dalian/Gaungzhou

Based on notification by the Civial Aviation Administration of China, we have change the Inflight meal menu.
We are currently suspending the reception of special inflight meal reservations on the corresponding flight.

Applicable Flights

  • Narita → Dalian (JL827), Dalian → Narita (JL820)
  • Haneda → Guangzhou (JL087), Gaungzhou → Haneda (JL088)

Inflight meal service for flights from Europe

Due to the change of operational policies at our Europe-based catering companies, we have change the Business Class menu from July 1, 2020.

Henceforth, we have cease accepting orders for Inflight Meal Reservation Service for Special Inflight Meals.

Applicable Flights

  • From Frankfurt to Japan (JL408) *From July 1, 2020
  • From Moscow to Japan (JL040) *From April 23, 2021

Inflight meal services for flights from India

Due to the increase of COVID-19 infection in India, we have change the Inflight service, to reduce infection risk in the cabin.
We are currently suspending the reception of some special inflight meal reservations on the corresponding flight.

Applicable Flights

  • From Delhi to Japan (JL030) *From May 9, 2021
  • From Bengaluru to Japan (JL754) *From May 15, 2021

Information on airports and branches

Check-in Counter Operating Hours

In response to the spread of the new Coronavirus, business hours of check-in counters at various airports will be changed.

Please refer below.

Temporary Closure of London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3

In reaction to the Coronavirus , London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 closed.

Terminal

Until July 28, 2020

moved to Terminal 2

From July 29, 2020

moved to Terminal 5

check-in counter is Zone C

Please confirm the location of the Japan Airlines check-in counters on the Flights Information Board situated at Terminal.

Checked baggage at Terminal5

Due to facility restrictions at Terminal 5, passengers who bring pets or carry-on baggage longer than 2.4m need to apply in advance. 

Apply in advance

Pets or carry-on baggage longer than 2.4m.
Please contact the following in advance.

Please contact your nearest Japan Airlines branch or sales office. 

Temporary Closure of Frankfurt Airport Terminal 2

Due to COVID-19, Terminal 2 used by JAL-operated flights has been closed since April 2020, but it has been decided to reopen from June 1, 2021.

During the closing period until May 31, 2021, JAL-operated flights will use Terminal 1 (check-in counter is Hall B).

Please check the terminal information in advance as the terminal may change suddenly. For more information about Frankfurt International Airport, please check the airport site.

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Requests for our guests visiting our Tokyo ticketing office (JAL Plaza Yurakucho)

JAL Plaza Yurakucho is taking measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please refer to the below.