Tag: Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines Finally Goes Airbus

Reading Time: 1 minute 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.  Altogether, JAL has ordered 31 A350 XWB aircraft, comprising 18 A350-900s and 13 A350-1000s. JAL will initially operate the A350-900 on high frequency domestic routes, while the […]

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. […]

Airbus A350 XWB Receives Type Certification from Japan

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation, and Tourism (MLITT) has issued Type Certification for the Airbus A350 XWB, enabling the A350 XWB first customer from the country Japan Airlines to operate the aircraft. The type certification covers the aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. Airbus Japan President Stephane Ginoux said, “Receiving the A350 XWB […]

TripAdvisor: 10 Best Airlines for 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards for Airlines for the third year running. Flyers voted TOP 10 airlines worldwide to be the best to explore the world with in 2019. The best one, determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of airline reviews and ratings submitted […]

Japan Airlines and Vistara Enter Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan Airlines (JAL) and India’s full-service carrier, Vistara, have entered a codeshare partnership that will open up more routes between India and Tokyo. With the signing of this agreement, Vistara becomes the only codeshare partner for Japan Airlines in India. The sales of tickets open on February 26, 2019 on all channels and major GDS […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB Takes Shape

Reading Time: 1 minute Final assembly of the first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has begun and is taking shape at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.  The wing-fuselage junction and the installation of the vertical and horizontal tailplane have been completed. After this station, the first JAL A350 XWB will be in the next assembly station […]

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 […]

Japan Airlines Loses $3.4mn to E-mail Fraudsters

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan Airlines has confirmed it has been defrauded of JPY384 million yen (USD3.4 million) after it received a series of emails purportedly demanding payment for leasing fees and commissions. Quoting an airline statement, the Kyodo news agency said it had received emails that appeared to be from a US financial services firm it had been […]

Japan Airlines to Invest $10m in U.S. Supersonic Airline Boom

Reading Time: 1 minute Denver-based startup Boom Supersonic said on Tuesday Japan’s No. 2 carrier Japan Airlines Co Ltd has invested US$10 million in the company, which is building a supersonic passenger aircraft it claims will be faster, quieter and more affordable to fly than Concorde. Boom is developing a 55-seat plane that it says will be able to […]