Jal Group News
JAL expands in-flight internet service
Japan Airlines and Panasonic have revealed details of the improved in-flight internet service - JAL SKY Wi-Fi - offered on the carrier’s Boeing 777-300ERs departures on North America and Europe routes. JAL has recently reached an agreement with Panasonic to aggressively install JAL SKY Wi-Fi on its international Boeing 767-300ERs, Boeing 777-200ERs and Boeing 787s operated on its south-east Asia and other international routes.
Japan Airlines confirms June return for Boeing 787
JAL Group has confirmed its Boeing 787-8 aircraft will return to service in sequence after June 1st 2013 after safety tests have been completed on the modified planes. Boeing has been working around the world to install modified ion batteries on the 50 Dreamliner aircraft currently in operation after being given the go ahead by aviation authorities.
Japanese carriers ground Dreamliners after emergency landing
All Nippon Airways has grounded its fleet of 17 Boeing 787 Dreamliners after flight NH692 from Yamaguchi Ube was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off. Japan Airlines has followed suit, confirming it would ground its fleet of seven 787s from 16 January until further notice.
JAL launches Helisinki service
Japan Airlines (JAL) is launching four times weekly flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki from February 25th 2013. The service is due to increase to a daily flight from April subject to the delivery of a 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.
JAL launches all-new products and services
Japan Airlines (JAL) today launched JAL NEW SKY PROJECT, a thorough revamp of its in-flight products and services on international routes under a collective theme “Welcome! JAL New Sky”.
JAL Group revises route, flight frequency and fleet plans for FY2012
Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced revisions made to its route, flight frequency and fleet plans for the remaining of fiscal year 2012, the year ending March 31, 2013, highlighted by the launch of two new routes using the latest Boeing 787-8, and also the deployment of this revolutionary aircraft on existing routes to raise service levels and profitability.
IAG receives anti-trust immunity for JAL joint business
International Airlines Group and Japan Airlines’ joint business has been granted anti-trust immunity from the Japanese ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism. The agreement will allow British Airways and JAL to cooperate commercially on flights between the EU and Japan.
Japan Airlines re-launches English language website
Japan Airlines has renewed its English homepage, with upgrades focused on improving the usability of its online domestic flight reservations website for greater customer convenience. With the addition of a new lowest price search function, customers can now more easily locate the cheapest fare for their desired itinerary.
British Airways and Japan Airlines boost partnership
International Airlines Group and Japan Airlines have signed plans for a new joint business between British Airways and JAL on flights between Europe and Japan. Both carriers are already part of the oneworld airline alliance.
First Japan Airlines Dreamliner livery revealed
The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to enter service for Japan Airlines has rolled out of the paint hangar. The airplane’s livery features the iconic new brand mark on its tail and underscores the airline’s commitment to provide the highest level of service to customers and contribute to the advancement of society.
JAL signs up for Airplane Health Management with Boeing
Japan Airlines is to expand Boeing’s Airplane Health Management (AHM) coverage to its future 787 Dreamliner fleet. AHM is a software system that monitors, collects and analyzes airplane data to give airplane customers valuable, real-time maintenance information.
Japan Airlines cuts services following earthquake
Japan Airlines has confirmed it will cut reduce a number of international services as traffic continues to suffer following the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake. Smaller aircraft will also be used on a number of routes when the changes come into effect on April 6th.