Akiro Kondo, Japan Airlines' (JAL) senior managing director responsible for corporate planning, will be JAL's next president, subject to shareholder approval at the annual general meeting to be held on 29 June. He will succeed Matsuo Toshimitsu, who will remain on the board as an advisor. Akio Kohno, managing director for domestic passenger marketing, will become executive vice-president. Kondo, who joined JAL in 1957, was elected to the board in 1989, as was Kohno, who joined in 1958.

Source: Flight International