The painful restructuring of Japan Airlines, which is under bankruptcy protection (ATW Daily News, Aug. 11), is reflected in its traffic results for the traditional Japanese summer vacation period Aug. 6-15. JAL carried 325,498 passengers on international flights during the 10 days, down 11.9% compared to the same period last year, although load factor jumped 5.9 points to 89.2% on a 17.7% drop in capacity. On domestic routes, JAL carried a total of 1,146,315 passengers, 10.8% less than a ...

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