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First Japan Airlines A350 XWB makes maiden flight

The first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has successfully completed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft to be produced by Airbus for the airline and features a special A350 logo on the fuselage. The aircraft will now enter the final phase of production, including cabin completion, as well as […]

Japan Airlines to Start Operating Airbus A350-900 on September 1st

JAL Group today announced that the carrier’s Airbus A350-900 aircraft will launch on September 1, 2019 from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka airport. The aircraft cabin (Domestic Configuration) will be comprised of three classes: JAL First Class, Class J and Economy Class. New ergonomically designed seats will be introduced and will offer personal screens and power […]

Airbus to try out mixed reality training on JAL’s A350 XWBs

On November 14, 2017, Airbus and Japan Airlines presented a prototype of a blended reality training equipment which was developed using Microsoft HoloLens. This technology provides access to aircraft digital data which can be viewed from any angle to run specific aircraft procedures virtually. So users can learn from anywhere, without the need of the […]

Japan Airlines orders for four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners

Boeing and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced an order for four 787-8 Dreamliners. The order is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices and will expand JAL’s Dreamliner fleet to 49 airplanes. “This order for additional 787 Dreamliners, is a key part of our strategy as we look to bolster our existing route […]

JAL deploys robots to help passengers with their luggage

Airline operator Japan Airlines (JAL) has begun trialing the use of automated robots to carry passengers’ luggage in the domestic terminal at Fukuoka Airport in Japan. The Omron LD Mobile Robot is a self-navigating autonomous intelligent vehicle (AIV) designed for moving materials in challenging environments such as confined passageways and busy public locations. The AIV […]