Additional Flights for London - Osaka route

Although the operation of Brithsh Airways Osaka - London route is currently suspending,
JAL has applied to the aviation authorities of UK and Japan to operate an extra flight to accommodate the growing demand for our passengers.
We hereby wish to announce about the sales release of air tickets for current flights subject to government approval as follows.
You can connect to this flight from other European countries.

Flight schedule

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Flt no. Depart Arrive Notes
JL8422 London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
August 5, 2020 18:55
Osaka, Kansai Airport (KIX)
August 6, 2020 15:00
Departing LHR from Terminal 5
  • Departing London Heathrow Airport from Terminal 5
  • Flights and schedules are subject to government approval.

Bookings and Purchases

Bookings and purhcases can be made through the JAL website, JAL Call Centre or through travel agencies.

Reservation and sales period

July 27, 2020 (Mon) 7:00 - August 4, 2020 (Tue) 23:59 (UK time)

  • Tickets can be issued at the airport until the check-in closes; however, please make sure to book your ticket by the day before (August, 4, 2020).

Fares/Free Baggage Allowance

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Class Fare Free Baggage Allowance
Business Class Please refer above mentioned Reservation/Purchasing page.
*Taxes will be charged in addition to the fare
3 pieces per 32kg
Premium Economy Class 2 pieces per 23kg
Economy Class

Inflight Dining

Important Notices

Eligible passengers for JL8422 LHR - KIX

  • Japanese Nationals
  • Non-Japanese Natioinals who are allowed enter into Japan
    (eligible for holders of “Permanent Resident”, “Spouse or Child of Japanese National”, “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident” and “Long Term Resident”. For detailed conditions, please contact to Consulate-General of Japan in UK. Presentation of "Residence Card" is required upon check-in.)
  • If you are travelling with a pet, please contact the following inquiries in advance.
  • As this flight is subject to quarantine inspection upon arrival, it will take more time than usual until deplaning. We kindly ask you to comply with the instructions from the quarantine officer at Kansai Airport and follow required procedure.
  • Upon arrival at Japan, regulations, such as compliance with the self-isolation period and restrictions on movement by public transportation, are applied. Currently transit to domestic flights in Japan is also not permitted in fact. For details, please be familiar with information provided by Japanese Government, such as homepage of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.


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