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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

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DGCA calls GE, Boeing meet on Dreamliner

Dec 09 - The Times of India

Japan lifts 787 Dreamliner ban

Apr 27 - 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

Australia's competition watchdog, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), has on Thursday awarded a conditional approval to the partnership of Qantas Airways with Emirates as the former reclaims its fading glory in the global airline indust
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)

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)

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

US Affirms Support for Japan in Islands Dispute with China

By Reuters

The United States pledged support for ally Japan on Wednesday in a growing dispute with China over islands in the East China Sea and senior U.S. administration officials accused Beijing of behavior that had unsettled its neighbors. (Nov 28)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JOE BIDEN, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA

US Bombers Fly into East China Sea Zone

By Reuters

Two unarmed U.S. B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing Beijing, defying China's declaration of a new airspace defence zone and raising the stakes in a territorial standoff. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, JOE BIDEN, CALIFORNIA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA

China Defends Diaoyu/Senkaku Air Defence Zone against US and Japan

By IBTimes UK

Australia joins islands ownership row by summoning Beijing’s envoy to Canberra but China remains defiant. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, QANTAS

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

By IBTimes AU

Qantas Airlines of Australia and Japan Airlines on Thursday announced they will be increasing their stake ownership in low-cost subsidiary, Jetstar Japan. (Nov 01)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA, QANTAS

Asian Markets Outside India Trade Lower After Fed Reserve Leaves Stimulus Intact

By IBTimes UK

Bank of Japan's decision to leave its monetary policy unchanged provides respite. (Oct 31)

MORE TOPICS: NINTENDO, CHINA, FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, WESTPAC, JAPAN

Airbus Aims to Double Japan Market Share by 2020 in Further Challenge to Boeing

By IBTimes UK

Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier aims at 50% market share in Japan in the next 20-25 years. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, MANAGEMENT

Boeing in Tailspin over $9.5bn Japan Contract Loss

By IBTimes UK

Aircraft maker's marketing and strategy functions to be consolidated after Boeing misses out on massive order to European rival Airbus (Oct 11)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN