Tag: Japan Airlines

Cashless sky: Majority of airlines go cash-free

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 15:33

Travel has come a long way since the days of traveler’s checks and queuing at traditional bureaux de change, and the payment methods holidaymakers use abroad are rapidly changing with ... Read More

Japan Airlines announces international network expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 20:20

Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced expansion details of its robust international network from Tokyo-Narita International Airport (NRT) in 2020. In the U.S., the carrier will introduce twice-daily transpacific service on ... 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

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April 3 and 4. WTTC members are the ... 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

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary of its launch. The moves ... 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

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 7, 2018 14:57

Oneworld, an airline alliance, started February 1, 1999 and currently has 14 members, thanks to the new addition of Royal Air Maroc. Read More

Japan Airlines SKY SUITE named “Best Business Class Airline Seat”

editor editor- June 19, 2013 01:15

JAL SKY SUITE was today named "Best Business Class Airline Seat" globally, based on the world's largest airline passenger satisfaction survey conducted by SKYTRAX. 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 Group releases passenger traffic results for 2013 Golden Week vacation period

editor editor- May 8, 2013 00:31

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group (JAL) announced today, passenger traffic results for the annual Japanese "Golden Week" vacation that stretched from Friday, April 26 to Monday, May 6, 2013. Read More

JAL Group announces international flight frequency and fleet plans on after June 1, 2013

editor editor- May 1, 2013 04:12

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group has announced the international flight frequency and fleet plans until May 31, 2013, and today proclaims flight frequency and fleet plans on and after June ... Read More

JAL Group renews in-flight entertainment

editor editor- April 24, 2013 03:42

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group has started JAL NEW SKY PROJECT since January 2013.Responding to its action slogan "Welcome! Read More

Japan Airlines orders 6 767-300ER Blended Winglet Systems

editor editor- April 18, 2013 06:17

SEATTLE, Wash. - Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced that Tokyo-based Japan Airlines has ordered 6 Blended Winglet Systems (with options) for Boeing 767-300ER passenger aircraft. 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 Group airlines awarded number one for on-time arrivals in 2012

editor editor- February 20, 2013 10:44

TOKYO, Japan - Two JAL Group airlines received the highest recognition for their on-time performance in the calendar year 2012, by an independent aviation performance-tracking company FlightStats. 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 Group announces financial results for first three quarters of fiscal year 2012

editor editor- February 5, 2013 09:05

TOKYO, Japan - The JAL Group (JAL) announced today, the consolidated financial results for the first three quarters of fiscal year 2012 (year ending March 31, 2013). 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

Japan Airlines expands network to Brazil with American Airlines codeshare

editor editor- January 22, 2013 06:07

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) will strengthen its network in the two largest cities of Brazil - Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, with the start of a new ... Read More

JAL: Boeing 787’s fuel leak caused by open valve

editor editor- January 10, 2013 09:22

The crew of a Japan Airlines Dreamliner loaded with 181 passengers apparently was unaware of fuel spewing from a wing as the jetliner prepared to thunder down the runway on ... 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

Another Dreamliner catches on fire

editor editor- January 8, 2013 23:41

A Japan Airlines 787 Dreamlinder, which had just arrived at Logan Airport in Boston from Tokyo at 10:00 am on Monday morning and deplaned all passengers and crew, was being ... 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 and KFC to serve Air Kentucky Fried Chicken on select flights to US and Europe

editor editor- November 29, 2012 05:41

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan (KFC) have collaborated on the 7th installment of the popular AIR SERIES in-flight meal onboard select international JAL flights, and will be ... Read More