Tokyo 2020: Japan Airlines offers 50,000 free flights to foreign nationals

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Sports fans visiting Japan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will have an opportunity to win free flights. The Japan Airlines, official partner of the Tokyo 2020, will be offering 50,000 free to and fro flights to foreign nationals.

Japan Airlines in association with NRI Digital has announced the launch of a special ‘Win a Trip with JAL’ campaign for international visitors to Japan in the summer of 2020 to enable them to experience regional attractions using JAL domestic flights.

The campaign is part of the ‘Your Japan 2020 Campaign’, to be launched in 2020 by the Japan Tourism Agency and the Japan National Tourism Organization, JAL has stated in a Press release.

Win a Trip with JAL will invite international visitors to trips aboard JAL domestic flights to regional destinations in Japan. JAL as part of its contest will offer four options from which the travellers can pick any one destination for free of cost too an free flights.

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The campaign Win a Trip with JAL, to begin in late February, will offer up to 100,000 seats free of charge for travel between July and September 2020.

JAL will shortly disclose the details of this campaign.

The offer, to be available on HAL Group domestic routes from Tokyo (Haneda) and Osaka (Itami/Kansai), will cover overseas members of Japan Airlines’ mileage programme who will stay in Japan during the July-September period. The scheme is part of an attempt to use Tokyo hosting the Olympics and Paralympics to boost tourism in Japan.

The Japanese Capital will host the Summer Olympic Games from July 24 to August 9. The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics are scheduled from August 25 to September 6.

Around 31 million visitors were reported to have visited Japan last year, while 600,000 overseas visitors are set to arrive for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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