Additional direct flights from London to Chubu and Kansai

Although travel restrictions remain in place for many, for those needing to travel to Chubu and Kansai area we're flying from London direct to Chubu and Kansai weekly from February 2021. These flights are scheduled to depart midday from London, allowing for convenient transfers from morning flights out of Europe.
These flights are subject to government approval.

Flight schedule

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Flight No. Departure Arrival Notes
JL8042 London Heathrow (LHR)
April 2 and April 9, 2021
13:15 (UK time)
Chubu (NGO)
9:30 (next day, Japan time)
Operating every Friday until April 9, 2021.

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Flight No. Departure Arrival Notes
JL8044 London Heathrow (LHR)
April 4 and April 11, 2021
13:15 (UK time)
Kansai (KIX)
9:30 (next day, Japan time)
Operating every Sunday until April 11, 2021.
  • Flights and schedules are subject to government approval.

To Book and Purchase

Bookings and purchases can be made through the JAL website, JAL's customer contact center or through travel agencies.

Reservation and sales period

Tickets can be purchased until 23:59 (local time) of the day before each flight's departure.

  • After this time, tickets can be purchased at the airport until the check-in counter closes.

Fares/Free Baggage Allowance

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Class Fare Baggage Allowance
Business Class Please enter your desired travel date and itinerary in the search box at the top of this page.
* In addition to the fare, taxes and charges will also be charged.
3 pieces at 32kg per piece
Economy Class 2 pieces at 23kg per piece

Important Notices

Eligible passengers

  • Japanese Nationals
  • Non-Japanese Nationals who are allowed to enter Japan*1
  1. Holders of "Permanent Resident", "Spouse or Child of Japanese National", "Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident" and "Long Term Resident" statuses are eligible. For detailed conditions, please contact the Embassy of Japan in the UK. Please present your residence card and other appropriate documentation at the check-in counter. Presentation of "Residence Card" is required upon check-in.
  • If you are travelling with a pet, please contact us as shown below 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 of the quarantine officer at Kansai Airport/Chubu Centrair International Airport and follow the required procedure.
  • Upon arrival in 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 not permitted. For details, please check information provided by Japanese Government, such as website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.


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April 5, 2021
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