JAL will cancel 10 and more domestic routes within Japan throughout 2007.
Kobe-Kumamoto, Kobe-Sendai, Miyazaki-Kochi will be the first 3 to go the latter from January, former 2 in June/July. Other local routes within or to/from Hokkaido, Aomori, Aichi, Nagasaki, Okinawa prefecture will also be affected.
These routes to be cut recorded average load factor between 35-50%. Particularly in Kobe, due to Itami airport near by and the Shinkansen.
JAL will present its new mid-term and 2007 strategy plan, which will includes additional detail.