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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 […]

Japan Airlines invests $10M in supersonic plane

Japan Airlines made $10 million investment in Boom Technologies, a Denver-based startup that is developing a new-generation supersonic aircraft, which is expected to cut flight times in half. Two companies announced their partnership on December 5, 2017, claiming that their cooperation will “bring commercial supersonic travel to passengers. ” Under the agreement, JAL will be […]

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 […]

Japan Airlines (JAL) Achieves Highest Ranking in Two International Airlines Category Indexes of 2016 JCSI Survey

No. 1 in “Repeat Intention Rate” for the fourth consecutive year – Move up to the first place in “Recommendation Intention Rate” Japan Airlines (JAL) announced today that it was ranked number one for “Repeat Intention Rate” and “Recommendation Intention Rate” in the International Airlines category, according to the 4th JCSI (Japan Customer Satisfaction Index) […]