Articles by Japan Airlines

  • Overbearing Korean Air Executive Resigns Over Macadamia Nuts RageOverbearing Korean Air Executive Resigns Over Macadamia Nuts Rage

    December 10 2014 1:00 PM

    A day after unintentionally elevating macadamia nuts as reason for air rage, a chastised Korean Air executive resigned from her post. Cho Hyun-ah quit her job as vice president responsible for cabin service on Tuesday.

  • Deutsche Bahn Seeks $3B Damage From 13 Airlines For Price FixingDeutsche Bahn Seeks $3B Damage From 13 Airlines For Price Fixing

    December 02 2014 11:07 AM

    Deustche Bahn, the German state-owned railway, filed a new lawsuit in Germany and the U.S. seeking over $3 billion in damage from 13 air cargo companies for price fixing. Included in the lawsuit is Australian flag carrier Qantas which has paid over $160 million for increasing the price of freight via fuel and security surcharges between 2000 and 2006.

  • Airlinew News: Jetstar Japan Receives Much Needed A$114M Funding Boost From Qantas, Japan AirlinesAirlinew News: Jetstar Japan Receives Much Needed A$114M Funding Boost From Qantas, Japan Airlines

    November 28 2014 11:28 PM

    Qantas and joint venture partner Japan Airlines will be injecting A$114 million ($97 million) into Jetstar Japan.

  • Japan’s Mount Ontake Erupts, Traps & Injures Hikers (VIDEOS)Japan’s Mount Ontake Erupts, Traps & Injures Hikers (VIDEOS)

    September 27 2014 5:42 PM

    Mount Ontake in Japan erupted before noon on Saturday, Sept 27, spewing a large ash plume 3 kilometres up the sky, trapping at least 250 climbers near its summit and injuring at least 8 hikers, reports NHK World TV.

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370: Aviation Exec Says Pilot Deliberately Killed Passengers & Crew By Cutting Oxygen SupplyMalaysia Airlines Flight MH 370: Aviation Exec Says Pilot Deliberately Killed Passengers & Crew By Cutting Oxygen Supply

    September 18 2014 8:52 AM

    More than six months after the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared on its way to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur, the tragedy continues to grab headlines as various aviation or security personalities speak their mind about the first of two aviation tragedies to hit the embattled air carrier in a span of four months. On Monday, former Kiwi International Airlines Chief Executive Ewan Wilson told aviation experts in Birmingham that he believes pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah planned the crash of the jet ...

  • Typhoon Neoguri: 2 Dead, Forces Flights Cancellation, Cuts Electricity and Water Supplies (PHOTOS)Typhoon Neoguri: 2 Dead, Forces Flights Cancellation, Cuts Electricity and Water Supplies (PHOTOS)

    July 09 2014 11:33 AM

    Typhoon Neoguri, weakened from an original super typhoon category, has killed at least two people, forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights and has cut the supply of electricity and water to the people of Japan.

  • Aviation Week Names Rex as Australia’s Best Performing Airline & 5th in Global List; Qantas in 50th Place

    June 04 2014 8:39 AM

    Australian air carrier Regional Express (Rex) was named on Monday the best performing airline in the country during the Aviation Week and Space Technology's yearly Top Performing Airlines awards.

  • Union Warns of Aviation Disaster; Qantas Engines Are Not Secure After Offshore Maintenance

    March 17 2014 10:07 AM

    Amid global focus on the aviation industry as the world waits for fresh developments about the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, the aircraft engineers' union at Qantas warned of a possible aviation disaster waiting plans of the Flying Roo.

  • Australia’s Qantas Airlines, Japan Airlines Ups Stake in Jetstar Japan

    November 01 2013 10:50 AM

    Qantas Airlines of Australia and Japan Airlines on Thursday announced they will be increasing their stake ownership in low-cost subsidiary, Jetstar Japan.

  • Japan Airlines, Airbus Enter Purchase Agreement; is Boeing Doomed for the Pits?

    October 08 2013 5:11 PM

    In what could be a major blow to U.S. plane maker Boeing (BA), Japan Airlines on Monday announced it has finally decided to purchase 31 A350 wide-body jets from Airbus, with a worth placed at $9.5 billion. Moreover, the purchase agreement between the two companies has options for a further 25 aircraft.

  • JAL – Airbus Deal to be One of the Biggest Aircraft Deal

    October 08 2013 4:16 PM

    For the first time ever, Japan Air line placed a deal with Airbus. Airbus, Giant Aircraft maker has too agreed with the deal for 31 long-haul A350 jetliners having a price of $9.75 billion. The agreement on Monday predicts that the deliveries will start in 2019 and new planes will be rolled over six years.

  • Japan Airlines Raised Earning Estimates

    February 06 2013 12:00 PM

    On the 4th of February, Japan Airlines informed that it raised the operating profit forecast to 163 billion yen from analysts' expectations of around 140 billion yen. Despite sluggish fourth quarter earnings, the airline the airline decided to raise the forecast slightly more than 15 percent as demand for the European and American routes climbed.

  • Global Markets Overview - 17 January 2013

    January 17 2013 11:05 AM

    A drop at Boeing weighed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, while strength in Apple and the technology sector lifted the other major U.S. indexes into positive territory. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index gained one point, or 0.1%, to 1473, while the Nasdaq Composite added 10 points, or 0.3%, to 3120. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 25 points, or 0.2%, to 13510 in Wednesday afternoon trading, following five days of gains that pushed the index to within 1% of its highs from la...

  • Global Markets Overview - 09/24/2012

    September 24 2012 11:48 AM

    U.S. stocks on Friday finished nearly unchanged, giving Wall Street its first weekly drop for September. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) fell 17.46 points, or 0.1%, to 13,579.47, leaving it down 0.1% from the week-ago close.

  • Global Markets Overview - 09/20/2012

    September 20 2012 11:21 AM

    U.S. stocks eked out slight gains Wednesday, supported by strength in the housing sector, as energy stocks dragged the market lower with oil futures tumbling. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) closed up 13.32 points, or 0.1^*1, at 13,577.96, led by shares of Walt Disney Co. (DIS) and Home Depot Inc. (HD).

  • Corporates: Aquila – Vale Kiss And Make UP, Qantas’s New Jetstar Move

    March 27 2012 10:15 AM

    Aquila Resources and Vale of Brazil have patched up their quarrel over the big Isaac Plains export coking coal project in Queensland.

  • Jetstar Reveals Growth Plans for New Japan Venture

    December 28 2011 5:50 PM

    Jetstar has revealed plans to attract another partner for its new Japan venture, the Jetstar Japan, adding up to the budget airline's present investors - Japan Airlines and trading firm Mitsubishi.

  • Qantas Ends Industrial Dispute With Aircraft Engineers

    December 19 2011 12:58 PM

    Qantas has ended its industrial dispute with aircraft engineers after both parties agreed to a 3 per cent annual wage increase for the next three years. However, the other demands of the Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Association (ALAEA) such as the construction of a new engineering hangar, was rejected.

  • Tourism Australia, Jetstar Tap Social Media to Bring Back Japanese Tourists

    October 24 2011 6:20 PM

    Tourism Australia and Jetstar entered into a $10-million partnership in an attempt to boost the country's visitor arrivals, particularly those from Japan.

  • Qantas, Airbus seal $9B A320 deal

    October 06 2011 6:31 PM

    Qantas Airlines has finalized a $9 billion deal to purchase 110 of Airbus's A320 aircraft as it gears for its expansion plans into Asia.