News Listings for Japan Airlines Domestic

  • JAL: Against the clock

    News | 20 Feb 2006 00:00

    Japan Airlines is working to shore up its finances and bolster its market reputation pending the arrival of new airport capacity in Tokyo in three years time
  • Japanese partners detail merger focus on cost cuts

    News | 01 Mar 2002 00:00

    <p>NICHOLAS IONIDES SINGAPORE</p> <p>Japan Airlines (JAL) and Japan Air System (JAS) are forecasting substantial cost savings from their planned merger, and have finalised a formal schedule for its completion.</p> <p>The carriers announced the plan in November, and confirm the new, enlarged airline will operate under the Japan Airlines Group banner. They expect to save around ´73 billion ($550 million) between them annually from fiscal year 2005. The move will involve 3,000 job losses.</p> <p>The merger is to be carried out in two stages up to 2004, provided it secures government approval. The first phase, in October, will see the formation of a joint holding company, to be known as Japan Airlines System. Operations will remain largely separate until spring 2004, when integration is due to be completed. The company's business name will then change to Japan Airlines Group.</p> <p>International passenger services will operate as Japan Airlines International, while domestic passenger
  • Major cost savings expected from merged Japanese carrier

    News | 05 Feb 2002 00:00

    <p>Japan Airlines (JAL) and Japan Air System (JAS) are predicting savings of ´73 billion ($548 million) in the first full year of their planned merger. The enlarged carrier will operate as the Japan Airlines Group. </p> <p>By October this year, the airlines will form a joint holding company known as Japan Airlines System. The two airlines' operations will be completely merged in the second quarter of 2004. International passenger services will operate as Japan Airlines International, while domestic passenger operations will assume the name Japan Airlines Domestic. Cargo operations will take on the name Japan Airlines Cargo. </p> <p>In the 2005 fiscal year cost savings are expected to amount to ´73 billion - ´31 billion from facilities, ´24 billion from manpower, ´12 billion from aircraft and ´6 billion from other areas. Savings from unnecessary investment are also expected to amount to ´100 billion up to the 2005 fiscal year. In addition to just over 3,000 job cuts, the carriers plan
  • Marketplace

    News | 01 Feb 2000 00:00

    British World Airlines has begun replacing its ageing BAC One-Elevens, with the delivery of its first Boeing 737-300, an ex-Garuda aircraft on lease from Babcock and Brown. A second aircraft is due for delivery in April, with four more to arrive in 2001-2. Turkish charter airline Pegasus Airlines will take delivery of three Boeing 737-800s in March and April, on lease from GE Capital Aviation Services. Airbus Industrie has acknowledged the cancellation of All Nippon Airways' nine-year-old order for five A340-300s. The order was suspended in 1994 as part of a new deal for seven A321s. Bombardier has confirmed the sale of two Canadair Regional Jet 200s to Japan Airlines' domestic route carrier, J-Air, which has also taken options on three more aircraft (Flight International, 18-24 January). Air Atlanta Icelandic is to lease a General Electric CF6-powered Boeing 747-300 from Morgan Stanley. The deal was arranged by International Lease Finance.