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Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd. (JAL), is the flag carrier of Japan, with its headquarters in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan. The airline's main hubs are Tokyo's Narita International Airport and Tokyo International Airport, as well as Nagoya's Chūbu Centrair International Airport and Osaka's Kansai International Airport. The airline also operates fifth freedom flights from New York and Vancouver. The JAL Group's operations include scheduled and non-scheduled international and domestic passenger and cargo services to 220 destinations in 35 countries worldwide, including codeshares. The group has a fleet of 279 aircraft, consists of only Boeing aircraft for its long-haul operations; and Airbus, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas aircraft for its short-haul operations. In the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009, the airline group carrying over 52 million passengers and over 1.1 million tons of cargo and mail. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

DGCA calls GE, Boeing meet on Dreamliner

Dec 09, 2013 - The Times of India

GE to fix ice defect on Dreamliner engine

Nov 25, 2013 - Financial Times

Dreamliner grounding hits carriers’ profits

May 01, 2013 - Financial Times

Japan lifts 787 Dreamliner ban

Apr 27, 2013 - Financial Times

ANA grounds entire Dreamliner fleet

Jan 16, 2013 - Financial Times

US regulators to launch Dreamliner review

Jan 12, 2013 - Financial Times

JAL plots $8.5bn float

Aug 05, 2012 - Independent

Japan Airlines reports $2.33 bn profit

May 14, 2012 - France24

Articles About Japan Airlines

A Japan Airlines airplane takes off during a groundbreaking ceremony for a second terminal of the Incheon Airport in Incheon, west of Seoul September 26, 2013. South Korea's Incheon Airport has begun a $4.6 billion expansion to increase its passenger hand
Overbearing Korean Air Executive Resigns Over Macadamia Nuts Rage

By IBTimes AU

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. (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, NEW YORK

A man walks to a train of Deutsche Bahn railway operator at the main train station in Frankfurt November 21, 2014.
Deutsche Bahn Seeks $3B Damage From 13 Airlines For Price Fixing

By IBTimes AU

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 $... (Dec 02)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, JAPAN, COURT, AUSTRALIA, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, QANTAS

People look at a Jetstar aircraft from a viewing gallery at Singapore's Changi Airport February 10, 2009. The low cost airlines world conference will be held in Singapore on Wednesday. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash
Airlinew News: Jetstar Japan Receives Much Needed A$114M Funding Boost From Qantas, Japan Airlines

By IBTimes AU

Qantas and joint venture partner Japan Airlines will be injecting A$114 million ($97 million) into Jetstar Japan. (Nov 28)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, QANTAS, INVESTMENT

Picture shows magma along a 1-km-long fissure in a lava field north of the Vatnajokull glacier, which covers part of Bardarbunga volcano system, August 29, 2014. The eruption is at the tip of a magma dyke around 40 km from the main Bardarbunga crater and
Japan’s Mount Ontake Erupts, Traps & Injures Hikers (VIDEOS)

By IBTimes AU

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. (Sep 27)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, ICELAND

The co-pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 made a desperate call from his mobile phone as the plane was flying low near Penang, in the morning it mysterious vanished, it is reported. (Photo: Reuters)
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370: Aviation Exec Says Pilot Deliberately Killed Passengers & Crew By Cutting Oxygen Supply

By IBTimes AU

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 ... (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, EGYPT

A wooden house which collapsed due to strong winds caused by Typhoon Neoguri is seen in Naha, on Japan's southern island of Okinawa, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 8, 2014. One man died, more than 500,000 people were urged to evacuate and hundreds of f
Typhoon Neoguri: 2 Dead, Forces Flights Cancellation, Cuts Electricity and Water Supplies (PHOTOS)

By IBTimes AU

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. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, TWITTER, JAPAN, STORM, NEW YORK

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

By IBTimes AU

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. (Jun 04)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, RYANAIR, QANTAS

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

By IBTimes AU

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. (Mar 17)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, AMERICAN AIRLINES, QANTAS

Biden Urges Japan, China to Lower Tensions over Air Defence Zone

By Reuters

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Japan and China to lower tensions that have spiked since Beijing announced an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, while repeating that Washington was worried by the move. (Dec 03, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JOE BIDEN, JAPAN, WHITE HOUSE, MANAGEMENT

US Airlines Give China Flight Plans for New Defense Zone

By Reuters

U.S. airlines United, American and Delta (DAL.N), have notified Chinese authorities of flight plans when traveling through an air defense zone Beijing has declared over the East China Sea, following U.S. government advice. (Dec 01, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JOE BIDEN, UNITED KINGDOM, EUROPEAN UNION, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA