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Antiviral and antibacterial coating across customer touchpoints including the aircraft cabin
-JAL Group Initiatives to Provide Safe and Secure Air Travel-

June 16, 2021 Updated.

To further enhance hygiene and cleanliness, the JAL Group became the first airline group in Japan to introduce an antiviral and antibacterial coating with a long-term effect inside the aircraft.
Antiviral and antibacterial coatings have been applied to domestic airport check-in counters and check-in equipment so far and are now being applied to equipment used by customers (*1) and lounges located in Japan. (*2)

(*1) Applicable to facilities owned and managed by JAL

(*2) Refer to Press Release dated April 23, 2021. ”Japan Airlines Applies Sustained Antiviral and Antibacterial Coating to Safeguard Customers throughout the Travel Experience”

Please watch the following video to see the coating process and hear the thoughts of staff involved in JAL Group initiatives to protect our customers’ safety and wellbeing.

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  • Antiviral and Antibacterial Coating
  • JAL Group Staff Interviews (staff in charge of planning and coating)

JAL Group Initiatives to Provide Safe and Secure Air Travel

JAL is the first airline in Asia to simultaneously receive the highest ratings from two international airline organizations in recognition of its various initiatives to lower the risks of COVID-19 transmission (*).
We will continue to provide all our customers with safe and secure air travel.

(*) Refer to the Press Releases dated March 22, 2021.
”Japan Airlines Certified with 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax”
“Japan Airlines Successfully Receives Diamond Certification by APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying”

For details on JAL Group initiatives to ensure safety and security for all our customers, please visit this websiteOpen link in a new window.

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