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Swine Flu update - 29-Apr-09: Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines offered to provide free transport of relief goods and aid personnel bound for Mexico City at the request of any non-profit public organizations based in Japan, effective 30-Apr-09.

Japan Airlines (JAL) extends its condolence to those affected by the outbreak of the swine flu in Mexico. It will provide from Japan, free transport of relief goods and aid personnel bound for Mexico City at the request of any non-profit public organizations based in Japan, such as the Japanese Red Cross, and other Japanese aid organizations that the airline has worked with in the past.
 
Transport of relief goods
JAL will transport free of charge, relief goods and materials to Mexico, starting from 30-Apr to 28-May-09. Transport will be provided on the route from Tokyo, Narita to Mexico City on flights operated by the JAL Group where supplies will be carried as air freight and under the conditions specified below:
 
- The shipper and consignee are government approved organizations
 
- Contact numbers of the shipper and consignee are clear.
 
- Arrangements for customs clearance and surface transport at the departure point and arrival point must be completed by the shipper beforehand.
 
- Shipments must not contain dangerous goods, live animals, or other restricted items.
 
Transport of relief aid personnel
JAL will also provide free air transport for staff of the above-mentioned organizations who are going to Mexico to aid in the current emergency.
 
This contribution will apply to all JAL Group operated international flights from Japan, from 30-Apr-09 to 29-May-09, based on the date of travel.