Tag: JAL

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB Debuts in the Sky

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan Airlines (JAL) is about to receive its first Airbus A350-900 which has already successfully performed its maiden flight over France. The initial flight set the beginning of the last phase of production which includes cabin completion, as well as further ground and flight tests leading to customer acceptance and delivery. The first A350 XWB […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB Already Wears Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus announced that the first Japan Airways (JAL) A350-900 has been already painted featuring a special A350 XWB red logo on the fuselage. This A350 XWB is the first one manufactured directly for JAL. The aircraft is expected to join JAL fleet “in early summer” after it goes through all the ground and flight tests. […]

Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Skids off Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute A Japan Airlines Boeing 787, performing a flight from New Delhi with 201 passengers and crew on board, skidded off the runway at Narita airport, an international airport serving the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan. No injuries were reported, although the airport was forced to temporarily close one of its runways. The reason of the […]

ATR Hopes to Continue Iranian Business

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regional turboprop manufacturer ATR is hopeful that worsening relations between the US administration and Iran will not hinder its business relationship with Tehran. ATR delivered eight aircraft to Iran Air in 2017 and plans to deliver a further 12 by the end of this year, as part of Iran’s effort to replace its antiquated civil […]

Airbus Develops World’s First Mixed Reality Trainer for A350 XWB

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus, in cooperation with Japan Airlines (JAL) and JAL Engineering (JALEC), has developed a prototype application supporting new training solutions, taking advantage of the world’s most advanced Mixed Reality technology, Microsoft “HoloLens” and immersive headsets. This will enable the airline community to benefit from cost-effective and highly enhanced training and operational solutions, pushing the boundaries […]

Japan Airlines Extends Expendables Contract With Boeing For 10 Years

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan Airlines extended its parts inventory agreement with Boeing for another 10 years—through 2026. The GoldCare Expendables contract covers 125,000 parts across four aircraft types: the Boeing 737NG, 787, 777 and 767. Neither company disclosed the contract’s value. GoldCare Expendables previously was called Integrated Material Management. “Boeing is pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with […]