Japan Airlines 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.
Japan Airlines and Indian full-service carrier, Vistara, have entered a codeshare partnership that will open up more routes between India and Tokyo than ever before.
Vietjet and JAL originally signed a memorandum of understanding for commercial cooperation in 2017, and will now offer codeshare flights on domestic destinations in Vietnam and on international flights between Vietnam and Japan.
Japan Airlines has announced it will expand its trans-Pacific network with a service between Narita International Airport in Tokyo and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Japan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding to pursue a joint business agreement. In 2002, the two airlines began offering codeshare flight operations between Japan and China.
Japan Airlines and Alaska Airlines have agreed to expand their existing codeshare partnership, which will provide customers with an enhanced network to travel between Japan and cities in the US.
Japan Airlines has led the world in on-time performance, according to OAG, a provider of flight information. Some 85 per cent of the carrier’s flights arrived on time last year, closely followed by All Nippon Airways, with 84 per cent, and Delta Air Lines, on 83 per cent.
Japan Airlines and Aeroflot have signed a memorandum of understanding for a strategic cooperation agreement to pursue commercial opportunities.
Airbus, in cooperation with Japan Airlines and JAL Engineering, 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.
Japan Airlines has celebrated the opening of its second daily non-stop service between London Heathrow and Tokyo Haneda Airport. The carrier held a gate ceremony in London to mark the launch.