COVID-19 Updates including Entry Restrictions, Flight Schedules, and Services Changes 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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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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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.

From Oct. 1, 2021, the provision of alcohol in the following lounge will be as below.

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 Beverage Services

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

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.

Our hand towel service have temporarily changed to providing disposable pre-packaged wet towels.

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.

Our hand towel service have temporarily changed to providing disposable pre-packaged wet towels.

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

〔Flights to Dalian〕

Based on notification by the Dalian government health committee, we will temporarily stop serving inflight meals.

Applicable Flights

  • Narita → Dalian (JL829) All classes

〔Flights from Dalian〕

Based on notification by the Civial Aviation Administration of China, we have change the Inflight meal menu.

Applicable Flights

  • Dalian → Narita (JL820) All classes
  • Only Baby food can be reserved.

Inflight meal service for flights to/from 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

  • Haneda → Guangzhou (JL087), Gaungzhou → Haneda (JL088) All classes
  • Only Allergy meals and Baby food can be reserved.

Inflight meal service for flights from Europe

Due to the change of operational policies at our Europe-based catering companies, we have change the First Class and Business Class menu and cease accepting orders for Inflight Meal Reservation Service for the flights below.

Applicable Flights

  • From Moscow to Japan (JL040) Business Class
    *We will only serve Western choice for our course menu.

Inflight meal service for flights from India

Due to the increase of COVID-19 infection in India, we have change the Business class menu, to reduce infection risk in the cabin and cease accepting orders for Inflight Meal Reservation Service for the flights below on August 1 ,2021.

Applicable Flights

  • From Bengaluru to Japan (JL754) Business Class
    *We wil only serve Western choice for our course menu.

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.

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.