Japan Airlines introduces AIR DEAN & DELUCA inflight meal on select flights to North America, Europe, and Australia

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Welcome Co., Ltd., operators of DEAN & DELUCA Japan, will collaborate to develop an exclusive inflight meal on select flights to North America, Europe, and Australia, starting December 1, 2019. The limited-time AIR DEAN & DELUCA meal features a spicy cajun flavored chicken over… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and UCLA to promote cultural exchange programs between Japan and the United States

Strengthening Educational Opportunities for Faculty and Students Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — In an effort to promote cultural exchange programs between the two countries, Japan Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Through this partnership, the two entities look to strengthen its ongoing relationship,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Switchfly launch a web-based Dynamic Package reservation system

Travel packages seamlessly bundle flights and ancillary products Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — JAL Group subsidiary, JALPAK Co., Ltd., and Switchfly, a leading travel technology platform from San Francisco, have jointly launched a web-based Dynamic Package reservation system for customers in USA and Canada in October 2019 to power its vacation package bundling… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines Awarded Japan’s Brand of the Year – Airline Category

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), a member of the oneworld® alliance, was named the World Branding Awards` Brand of the Year in the airline category representing the country of Japan. The 2019 edition of the World Branding Awards was the tenth Ceremony organized by the World Branding Forum, held at Kensington Palace, in… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines congratulates Dr. Kazuo Inamori for receiving honorary KBE title from Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dr. Kazuo Inamori, a global entrepreneur and philanthropist, recently received the title of Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) from Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom. The honor, bestowed in Japan by His Excellency Paul Madden, Ambassador Extraordinary and… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda airport starting March 29, 2020

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to the allocation of new daytime slots at Tokyo-Haneda International Airport in 2020, Japan Airlines today announced the expansion of its global network between Japan and the U.S., Finland, Russia, Australia, India and China. As a result, the carrier will feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and TripAdvisor launch Japan Travel information site called “Untold Stories of Japan”

Featuring new videos including Amami Oshima Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines and TripAdvisor have jointly launched the multi-media portal called “Untold Stories of Japan”, a Japan Travel information site, in October 2017. Since the launch, the content has expanded, to include destinations such as Hiroshima, Kochi, Amami Ryukyu, Osaka and Tokyo…. Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to expand its international network from Tokyo-Narita International Airport in 2020

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced details of the decision to expand its international network from Tokyo-Narita International Airport in 2020. The carrier will introduce new routes to Vladivostok, Russia at the end of February and Bengaluru, India in March. In addition, JAL will offer double-daily service over the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines certified as a 5-Star Airline for the second consecutive year by Skytrax

  Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), a member of the oneworld® alliance, was certified as a 5-Star Airline for the second consecutive year by International air transport rating organization, Skytrax. The 5-Star rating is awarded to airlines that provide exceptional and outstanding services to their passengers. There are currently ten 5-Star… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces trial of WHILL autonomous driving personal electric vehicles at Haneda Airport

Travelers with or without limited mobility can experience a smooth and innovative transportation experience at the Haneda airport by test driving WHILL’s Intelligent Personal Vehicles Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — WHILL, Japan Airlines (JAL) and Japan Airport Terminal (JAT) today (October 28, 2019) announced the trial of the WHILL autonomous driving personal electric… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines reinforces partnership with Amadeus on an extended distribution and IT agreement

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As Japan Airlines (JAL) takes the next step in its global growth strategy, the airline today announced a reinforced partnership with Amadeus on an extended distribution and IT agreement. Through this agreement, JAL will benefit from enhanced technology as Amadeus becomes JAL’s recommended distribution partner in the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Marubeni launches new business jet service company, JAL Business Aviation (JALBA)

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Marubeni today announced the launch of a new business jet service company, JAL Business Aviation (JALBA), established on January 11th, 2019.1 JALBA is now registered as an official business in the travel industry and will offer 3 services, including charter flight arrangement services as shown… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines Extends Support for Regions Affected by Typhoon Faxai

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — During September 7~9, 2019, a historic typhoon hit the Kanto/Chiba region and the damages have been extensive, including the destruction of homes, widespread power and water outage, and the loss of precious lives.  The JAL Group would like to send our sincere condolences to all who have lost… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to trial autonomous towing tractors at Narita International Airport

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) today (September 20, 2019) announced the decision to launch a pilot program to transport air cargo and check-in baggage with autonomous towing tractors within a restricted area at the airport. This trial is based on an offer from the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Aircalin

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Aircalin, the international airline of New Caledonia and Japan Airlines today (September 12, 2019) announced a codeshare agreement.  The agreement will allow Japan Airlines to offer five weekly flights between Noumea (NOU) and Tokyo Narita (NRT), as well as two weekly flights between NOU and Osaka Kansai (KIX). … Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces plans to relocate services to Moscow Sheremetyevo international airport and revisions to FY2019 flight frequency

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Since 1967, Japan Airlines (JAL) has been operating flights from Tokyo to Moscow, now reaching 53 consecutive years of service. Today (September 12, 2019) the carrier revealed upcoming plans to relocate services to Moscow Sheremetyevo international airport. Additionally, JAL announced seasonal revisions to the flight frequency plans… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to introduce new amenity kits for international Business Class customers

Collaboration with MAISON KITSUNÉ and BEAMS Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (August 27, 2019) unveiled plans to introduce new amenity kits for customers traveling on the carrier`s long-haul international Business Class from the end of August 2019. For flights departing Japan, an amenity kit designed in collaboration with MAISON… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces new autumn menus on its international flights

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (August 27, 2019) announced new autumn menus on its international flights from September 1, 2019. Highlights include a classic fricassee dish in Premium Economy and Economy Class, the return of AIR Yoshinoya Authentic Beef Bowl and the renewal of JAL’s original rice crackers. Welcoming… Read the full press release

Hyakusenrenma, Atelier Tekuto and Japan Airlines to develop Japan’s first ever Castle Stay event at Hirado Castle

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyakusenrenma, Inc. Group, Atelier Tekuto, Co. Ltd., and Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as JAL) entered into an agreement to develop Japan’s first ever Castle Stay event at Hirado Castle located in Nagasaki Prefecture. The companies will promote the Castle Stay event, which aims to target foreign travelers seeking a… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines unveils new designs for its uniformed representatives

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (July 23, 2019) announced new designs for the company`s uniformed representatives and will be officially adopted in April 2020. In early 2019, Japan Airlines reached out to customers and fans requesting comments and opinions on new designs for JAL`s uniformed representatives. Based on the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches new online service where customers can earn and redeem miles at Hotels and Online Retailers around the World

Earn and Redeem Miles at Hotels and Online Retailers around the World Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has launched a new online service where customers can earn and redeem miles on hotel bookings, car rentals, and online shops providing a mileage service that offers convenience and incredible value to their… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to serve AIR MOS Teriyaki Burger

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and MOS FOOD SERVICES INC, operator of the MOS BURGER fast-food chain, announced their latest menu, AIR MOS Teriyaki Burger. The meal will be served on select flights from Japan to Europe, North America and Australia starting June 1, 2019. The AIR MOS… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare partnership with Malaysia Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) and Japan Airlines (JAL) today (May 27, 2019) announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to pursue a joint business agreement. The joint business ultimately aims to improve customer convenience by enhancing the quality of services provided by both carriers on flights… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Xiamen Airlines announce codeshare arrangement

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (May 24, 2019) announced a codeshare arrangement with Xiamen Airlines that makes travel between Japan and China much more convenient for travelers. The codeshare arrangement will add flights between Tokyo Narita and Xiamen, as well as flights between Osaka Kansai and Xiamen, Fuzhou and… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches new domestic flight reservation system

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (May 14, 2019) announced the launch of a new domestic flight reservation system on its homepage, www.jal.co.jp/en. In the JAL Group Medium Term Management Plan, one of the management goals focused on improving customer satisfaction levels by the year 2020. Based on customer feedback, the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Hongyuan Holdings Group create joint venture

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL)  and Hongyuan Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (Hongyuan Group) agreed on April 8, 2019 to establish JAL Hongyuan Co., Ltd. (JAL Hongyuan), which will be a joint venture to support distribution channels between Japanese companies and EC businesses in China. JAL and Hongyuan… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces joint venture with Travelport

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., (TSE: 9201) (“JAL”) and Travelport Worldwide (NYSE: TVPT) (“Travelport”), a leading travel technology company, today (March 19, 2019) agreed to form a joint venture to take ownership of Travelport Japan K.K. (“Travelport Japan”) and JAL’s 100% owned subsidiary, Axess International Network, Inc. (“Axess”). Under… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines partners with Accenture to pilot AI-enhanced service at Narita and Haneda Airport

Introduces Voice Recognition Service to Speed Up and Improve Check-in Experiences at Narita and Haneda Airport Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) is working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on a new service that applies artificial intelligence (AI) to answer passenger requests at the airline’s check-in counters. The service assesses what check-in… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces Japan’s first medium to long-haul low cost carrier, ZIPAIR

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — During a press conference held at Japan Airlines Headquarters on Friday afternoon, T.B.L. Co., Ltd. Representative Director and President, Shingo Nishida, announced the name of Japan`s first medium to long-haul low cost carrier as ZIPAIR. With the registration now official, the company will be established as ZIPAIR Tokyo… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare arrangement with Fiji Airways

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline and Japan Airlines today (February 26, 2019) announced a codeshare arrangement that makes travel between Japan and Fiji much more convenient for travelers. Both airlines are members of the oneworld® alliance family, with Japan Airlines being a fully-fledged member while Fiji Airways is a… Read the full press release