Tag: JAL

Japan Tourism: 2019 foreign visitor numbers highest on record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 00:15

In 2019, Japan enjoyed its highest foreign visitor numbers on record, rounding off a ten year period of growth in the nation's tourism sector. Japan's 2019 Tourist Travel Boom in ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:09

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by Airbus for JAL. The milestone ... Read More

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces opening of new hotels in China and the Maldives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 01:35

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both hotels opened in early May and are now accepting reservations. ... Read More

Japan Airlines and Vistara sign codeshare agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 16:21

Japanese JAL and Indian Vistara airlines have entered a codeshare partnership that will open up more routes between India and Tokyo. With the signing of this agreement, Vistara becomes the ... Read More

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

editor editor- February 22, 2019 00:01

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily ... Read More

Japan Airlines and Ascenda announce strategic partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 20:05

Japan Airlines (JAL), the national airline of Japan, and Ascenda have signed a strategic partnership to launch a series of market-leading rewards offerings for JAL Mileage Bank members. Under the ... Read More

Japanese Sign Language? Japan Airlines understands

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 00:15

Starting today, Japan Airlines JAL will offer video remote interpreting services at select customer service centers in Japan for customers using Japanese sign language.  Read More

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2016 Golden Week

editor editor- April 22, 2016 21:40

TOKYO, Japan - The JAL Group (JAL) announced today, its passenger traffic forecast for the annual Japanese "Golden Week" vacation period, which spans 11 days this year from Thursday, April ... Read More

JAL announces international fare fuel surcharge

editor editor- June 13, 2013 03:59

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism(MLIT) to revise down the fuel surcharges applied on all internation Read More

JAL to install fully-flat seats in Business Class on more international flights

editor editor- June 3, 2013 02:00

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) announced that it will install all new seats in the airline's two-class international Boeing 767-300ER fleet as part of its continued commitment to provide ... Read More

JAL maintains international fare fuel surcharge

editor editor- April 12, 2013 06:24

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) will maintain current levels of fuel surcharge on all international passenger tickets issued between Jun 1 and July 31, 2013. Read More

JAL and LAN Peru begin codeshare flights

editor editor- March 30, 2013 08:41

Japan Airlines (JAL) and LAN Peru S.A. (LAN Peru), respectively a member and an affiliate airline of the oneworld Alliance®, executed agreements to code-share flights. Read More

JAL renews its overseas homepage

editor editor- March 30, 2013 08:07

Japan Airlines (JAL) renewed its overseas homepage http://www.jal.com/ on March 28, 2013 to reflect customer needs to improve usability. Read More

JAL SKY SUITE 777 will be deployed between Narita and New York

editor editor- March 5, 2013 07:06

With raising the notches one class above for all four cabin services and starting to introduce fully flat seat to business class through the significant improvements in spaciousness and functionality Read More

JAL and Jetstar Japan start codeshare and mileage program tie-up

editor editor- February 27, 2013 08:21

Japan Airlines (JAL) announced today that it will start codeshare and mileage program partnership with Jetstar Japan (flight code: GK) - a joint-investment with the Qantas Group, Mitsubishi Corporatio Read More

JAL serves Japan-made cheese onboard international flights

editor editor- February 26, 2013 09:23

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines will offer a new lineup of Japanese cheese for First and Executive Class customers on select international routes from March 1, 2013. Read More

JAL maintains international fare fuel surcharge for tickets issued between April and May 2013

editor editor- February 14, 2013 10:14

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to maintain the fuel surcharges applied on all internati Read More

JAL postpones launch of Narita-Helsinki route

editor editor- February 5, 2013 09:54

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) decided today, to postpone the launch of its nonstop service between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki originally scheduled on February 25, 2013, in view of ... Read More

JAL and Russia’s S7 Airlines launch codeshare cooperation

editor editor- January 29, 2013 08:35

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) and S7 Airlines (S7), both members of the oneworld airline alliance, have entered a codeshare agreement with each other for the first time and ... Read More

JAL announces route and flight frequency plans for fiscal year 2013

editor editor- January 23, 2013 01:29

The JAL Group (JAL) announced today, the route and flight frequency plans for its domestic and a portion of international operations for fiscal year 2013 (year ending March 31, 2014). Read More

JAL to serve Miyazaki beef in international First Class

editor editor- January 10, 2013 06:20

Japan Airlines (JAL) will be introducing the award-winning Miyazaki beef in its inflight meals for First Class on international routes from Tokyo (Narita) to Europe and North America between January ... Read More

JAL Group unveils new set of uniforms

editor editor- December 21, 2012 04:10

JAL Group (JAL) today unveiled the Group's brand new set of uniforms for approximately 26,700 of its staff members, including flight crew, cabin attendants, various ground staff at the airport ... Read More

JAL lowers international fare fuel surcharge

editor editor- December 15, 2012 07:43

Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to revise down the fuel surcharges applied on all international passeng Read More

JAL to serve San Diego daily from March 1, 2013

editor editor- November 14, 2012 11:06

Japan Airlines (JAL) is launching the first-ever nonstop service between San Diego and Asia on December 2, 2012 with the 787 Dreamliner aircraft, starting with four weekly flights on Mondays, ... Read More

JAL Group traffic forecast for 2011 summer vacation period

editor editor- August 6, 2011 05:56

The JAL Group today announced international and domestic passenger traffic forecast for the Japanese summer vacation stretching from August 12 to August 21, 2011. Read More

Qantas, JAL to launch low-cost domestic carrier in Japan

editor editor- July 2, 2011 06:21

The Qantas Group and Japan Airlines are believed to be in advanced talks about starting a low-cost domestic carrier in Japan. Read More

JAL to increase international fare fuel surcharge from August to September

editor editor- June 21, 2011 04:46

Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to increase the current level of fuel surcharge on all international pa Read More

JAL to launch nonstop Tokyo-Boston service in 2012

editor editor- May 28, 2011 04:31

Japan Airlines (JAL) announced today that it will launch a brand new route between Tokyo's Narita International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport starting April 22, 2012. Read More

JAL Group promotes unique destinations in Japan

editor editor- April 29, 2011 06:08

The JAL Group (JAL) will launch a Regional Development Project from May 2011, in collaboration with various local organizations and companies to create and boost leisure demand to regions in ... Read More

JAL to send staff on unpaid leave

editor editor- April 7, 2011 04:02

Responding to the resulting decline in travel demand and to accommodate the operation of extra flights, JAL announced earlier, a temporary reduction in capacity on international and domestic routes. Read More

Aviation news: JAL revamps flights and routes

editor editor- January 21, 2011 02:37

Based on recent market supply and demand, JAL Group (JAL) is increasing flights, adding routes, and using larger aircraft. Read More

JAL starts codesharing with China Southern

editor editor- January 5, 2011 05:24

Japan Airlines (JAL) and China Southern Airlines (CZ) have reached an agreement to codeshare on the latter's operation on the route between Tokyo (Narita) and Dalian starting from January 5, ... Read More

Airport news: Japan Airlines improving services at Haneda

editor editor- September 6, 2010 02:47

This autumn, Japan Airlines (JAL) will commence flights from Haneda to the US, Europe, and Asia, and overseas travel will not only become more convenient for city dwellers in Tokyo, ... Read More

Japan Airlines to slash one-third of its workforce

editor editor- September 1, 2010 03:26

Japan Airlines on Tuesday submitted its bankruptcy plans for approval, a proposal that includes slashing roughly one-third of its workforce. Read More

JAL considering starting budget carrier

editor editor- August 30, 2010 02:15

Japan Airlines is considering the establishment of a low-cost carrier while it goes through its state-supervised restructure. Read More

Haneda challenging Narita in Tokyo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 7, 2010 14:53

Haneda Airport has always won the favors of the traveling public in Tokyo. Read More