All Japan Airlines articles

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    JAL retires PW4000-powered 777s following United engine incident

    2021-04-06T03:05:00Z

    Japan Airlines has brought forward the retirement its fleet of older Boeing 777s powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines by a year, citing “no known report” to resume operations of the type.

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    JAL cuts earnings forecast citing pandemic uncertainty

    2021-02-01T08:05:00Z

    Japan Airlines (JAL) has sharply reduced its profit and revenue forecasts for the 2020 financial year, as it reports significant nine-month losses.

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    ANA to retire domestic large aircraft ‘ahead of schedule’

    2021-01-26T02:47:00Z

    All Nippon Airways will retire large aircraft operating domestic flights “ahead of schedule” — and cut their utilisation by half — as it discloses that domestic operations will “make up the core” of its earnings in the coming financial year, which begins on 1 April.

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    JAL pursues path as urban air mobility innovator

    2020-12-11T05:28:00Z

    Japan Airlines’ foray into the urban air mobility (UAM) sector could one day see the airline benefit from alternative revenue streams .

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    Once prolific operators, Japanese majors bid sayonara to venerable 777 ‘Classics’

    2020-11-06T09:36:00Z

    Once profilic operators of the Boeing 777, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways have recently announced that they will cut their 777 fleets by significant numbers. While not entirely a surprise given the state of the aviation industry, this marks the passing of an era for Japanese carriers, which have been intimately entwined with programme from its infancy decades ago. 

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    JAL to raise Y168 billion in foreign and domestic share placements

    2020-11-06T09:06:00Z

    Japan Airlines is looking to raise nearly Y168 billion ($1.6 billion) in share placements, part of which will go toward fleet development, as well as to its newly-formed low-cost unit Zipair Tokyo. The Oneworld carrier will issue more than 90 million shares, with nearly two-thirds to be offered in ...

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    ​Japan Airlines and Malaysia Airlines to launch joint business

    2020-07-10T09:16:00Z

    Japan Airlines and Malaysia Airlines expect to launch a joint business partnership on 25 July, through which the two national carriers will co-operate commercially on flights between Malaysia and Japan. JAL says the airlines will “take on new challenges to further enhance convenience between Japan and ...

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    DOT issues final order denying antitrust immunity for Hawaiian-JAL joint venture

    2020-03-18T15:40:00Z

    The US Department of Transportation has issued a final order denying a request of antitrust immunity for Hawaiian Airlines’ proposed joint venture with Japan Airlines.

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    Hawaiian suspends flights to Tokyo Haneda

    2020-03-07T03:40:00Z

    After suspending its flights to South Korea in late February, Hawaiian Airlines now has halted flights from Hawaii to Tokyo’s Haneda International airport following declining demand for capacity to Asia amid the spiraling coronavirus scare.

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    JAL signs codeshare pacts with MIAT Mongolian and Royal Brunei

    2020-02-06T01:39:00Z

    Japan Airlines is extending its reach into Mongolia and Brunei through codesharing pacts with their respective flag carriers. JAL says the codeshare with MIAT Mongolian Airlines would cover that carrier’s flights from Ulaanbaatar to Tokyo Narita and Osaka Kansai , starting 31 March. Cirium schedules data ...

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    JAL’s third-quarter profit hit by weak international demand

    2020-02-03T06:06:00Z

    Japan Airlines (JAL) posted a 20% decline in third-quarter operating profit, on the back of lower revenue from the international passenger and cargo segments. Operating profit for the three months ended 31 December 2019 came in at Y38.8 billion ($357 million), the carrier states in an investor presentation. ...

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    Hawaiian full year income falls as competition increases

    2020-01-31T00:21:00Z

    Hawaiian Holdings, the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, says net adjusted income for the full year 2019 fell 25% to $219 million compared to the same period a year ago as it faced stiff new competition on some of its stronger routes within the Hawaiian Islands, to the US mainland and to Japan.

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    JAL to test drone flights for medical supply delivery

    2020-01-24T03:39:00Z

    Japan Airlines has signed a cooperation agreement with the Japanese city of Yabu to launch unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) test flights to transport medical supplies. JAL is hoping to conduct the maiden sortie this spring. The expected route will span about 25km, from a hospital to a clinic and ...

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    JAL, Malaysia Airlines clear regulatory hurdle for joint venture

    2019-12-19T06:29:00Z

    Oneworld alliance members Japan Airlines and Malaysia Airlines are on track to launch a joint venture, after both carriers received regulatory approval. The Malaysian Aviation Commission has granted individual exemption, while Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism granted antitrust immunity. With the regulatory hurdle cleared, both ...

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    JAL buys out Mitsubishi’s stake in Jetstar Japan

    2019-11-21T05:57:00Z

    Japan Airlines (JAL) now holds 50% of the voting rights stock in Jetstar Japan, after acquiring Mitsubishi Corporation’s entire 16.7% stake in the budget airline.

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    JAL adds new routes in 2020

    2019-11-04T02:33:50Z

    Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced the routes it will launch in 2020, covering flights within Asia-Pacific and to the United States.

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    Weak international demand hits JAL's first-half result

    2019-10-31T10:42:13Z

    Japan Airlines' operating profit fell 16% to Y81.3 billion ($751 million) in the six months ended 30 September, amid weakness in its international business.

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    Japan Airlines not giving up on Hawaiian joint venture

    2019-10-07T09:13:36Z

    Japan Airlines (JAL) remains hopeful of its proposed joint venture with Hawaiian Airlines, even after US regulators turned down the carriers’ request for antitrust immunity.

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    DOT denies Hawaiian, Japan Airlines immunity benefits

    2019-10-04T16:36:58Z

    ​​US regulators say the proposed joint venture between Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines is not anti-competitive but does not merit their request for antitrust immunity.

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    ​JAL, Marubeni start business jet service operation

    2019-09-25T09:04:00Z

    Japan Airlines and Marubeni Corporation have launched a business jet venture focused on arranging charter flights.