• Kyodo


Japan Airlines Co. is offering a service to cover the expenses of its international passengers for their tests, treatment and quarantine if they have become infected with COVID-19 while overseas.

Travelers with tickets until June 30 are eligible to receive the service, which began in late December, for free. The service applies to travelers that test positive outside their country of residence within 31 days from the departure date of their first flight, JAL said. It is the first airline in Japan to launch such a program.

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