Japan Airlines to operate select flights from San Francisco to Tokyo (Haneda) with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), a recognized Eco-First company by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOE), will take another step forward in its commitment to invest and realize the operation of an aircraft utilizing Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). By the end of January 2019, JAL plans to operate… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines introduces new service to improve accessibility for customers using Japanese sign language

Improving Accessibility at Customer Service Centers in Japan Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines announced a new service to improve accessibility for customers using Japanese sign language. (JSL) Starting today (December 11, 2018), JAL will offer video remote interpreting services at select customer service centers in Japan. Overview of Service The JAL… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines opens sales on additional codeshare routes with Alaska Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (December 03, 2018) announced that the carrier will open sales on additional codeshare routes with Alaska Airlines from Monday, December 3. These new codeshare routes will be available from March 31, 2019 when JAL plans to launch its highly anticipated non-stop daily service between… Read the full press release

New initiative to introduce authentic local travel experiences in Japan by using agricultural accommodation for travelers from Hong Kong

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL), Hyakusenrenma, Inc, and JAL Satellite Travel Co., Ltd. agreed to collaborate to start a new initiative to introduce authentic local travel experiences in Japan by using agricultural accommodation for travelers from Hong Kong. In February 2018, JAL and Hyakusenrenma, Inc entered into a… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to serve Doi Tung Coffee created by Mae Fah Luang Foundation and Mi Cafeto on Bangkok route

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines will serve Doi Tung Coffee created by the Mae Fah Luang Foundation and Mi Cafeto Co., Ltd. on JAL`s Bangkok route from December 1, 2018. JAL and Mi Cafeto started their partnership in 2011 and since then, have served a variety of coffee beans through JAL… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Soup Stock Tokyo announce their newest inflight meal

Original Inflight Menu in Collaboration with Soup Stock Tokyo Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Soup Stock Tokyo Co., Ltd. today announced their newest inflight meal, which will be served in Premium Economy and Economy Class for flights to Europe, North America, and Australia starting December 1, 2018. This will… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Waseda Elderly Health Corporation launch special charter flight package for senior citizens

Providing a Pleasant Flight Experience to Promote an Active Lifestyle Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Waseda Elderly Health Corporation  today (October 26, 2018) announced a special charter flight package in response to requests from senior citizens who wish to travel by air to local destinations in Japan. The project,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Vietjet begin sales of their codeshare flights

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and new-age airline Vietjet today (October 19, 2018) announced that the carriers` will begin sales of their codeshare flights starting October 23. Vietjet and JAL signed a Memorandum of Understanding for commercial cooperation in 2017 and will now offer codeshare flights on domestic destinations in… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines expands codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (September 27, 2018) announced a new nonstop daily flight between Tokyo-Narita and Seattle, which starts March 31, 2019*. As part of this announcement, JAL and Alaska Airlines agreed on the expansion of their codeshare partnership for flights via Seattle-Tacoma International airport (SEA). “We are… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and American Airlines announce the introduction of the Seattle-Narita route

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), together with its Pacific Joint Business partner American Airlines, today (September 27, 2018) announced that the carrier will expand its trans-Pacific network with service between Narita International Airport (NRT) in Tokyo and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), starting March 31, 2019*. This will be JAL’s sixth… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches new autumn menu on international flights

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (August 21, 2018) announced a new autumn menu on the carrier`s international flights from September 1, 2018. Highlights include new Premium Economy and Economy Class meals on flights to Hawaii created by a Michelin 2-star chef, the return of Air Yoshinoya on long-haul international… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to establish a new low-cost carrier business for the international market

TOKYO, Japan, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced the decision to establish a new low-cost carrier (LCC) business for the international market. As described in the FY2017-2020 JAL Group Medium Term Management Plan, the company looks to develop and cultivate new business opportunities. The new LCC business will specifically feature international routes… Read the full press release

oneworld® alliance members Japan Airlines and S7 Airlines to further expand codeshare cooperation

Flights Between Narita and Irkutsk / Novosibirsk Added to Network TOKYO, Japan, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Russia’s S7 Airlines (S7), both members of the oneworld® alliance, have agreed to further expand their codeshare cooperation by adding new destinations in Russia. Through this agreement, JAL’s codeshare flights in Russia will be increased… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Boom Supersonic partners to bring commercial supersonic travel to passengers

TOKYO, Japan/ Denver, Colorado, 2017-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Boom Supersonic are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to bring commercial supersonic travel to passengers. While new and advanced technologies are changing our lives significantly, flight times for air travel have stayed relatively constant. Boom is developing a new-generation supersonic… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces partnership with Russian Airlines PJSC “Aeroflot”

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Public Joint Stock Company “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” (PJSC “Aeroflot”) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic cooperation agreement to pursue commercial opportunities which will greatly benefit the customers of both airlines by providing more options for travel between Russia… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Kyodo News Digital partner to help foreigners overcome cultural and language barriers during trips in Japan

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and Kyodo News Digital Co., Ltd. (KND) are partnering on an online project to help foreigners overcome cultural and language barriers during trips to Japan, in order to make their travel experiences more pleasant and enjoyable. According to the Japan Tourism Agency[1], the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and KDDI Group company Wire and Wireless partner to provide Wi-Fi connection app for tourists visiting Japan

Release of the jointly developed Wi-Fi App “JAL Explore Japan Wi-Fi” TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo; President: Yoshiharu Ueki, hereinafter referred to as “JAL”) and KDDI Group company Wire and Wireless Co. Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo, Tokyo; President, Koji Otsuka, hereinafter referred to as “Wi2”) have collaborated… Read the full press release

Aeromexico and Japan Airlines to launch codeshare partnership in Japan’s fiscal year 2018

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeromexico and Japan Airlines (JAL) agreed to launch a codeshare partnership in Japan’s fiscal year 2018, that combines the synergies of both airlines. This alliance will provide a wider connectivity between Mexico and Japan, and through the latter points beyond. This mutual codeshare subject to necessary approvals from… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to expand fleet with four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners

New airplanes to boost capacity on domestic routes SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners. The order, which was previously listed on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, attributed to an unidentified customer, is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces strategic partnership with TripAdvisor to better capture inbound tourism across Japan

Multi-media portal with ‘Untold Stories of Japan’ to encourage wider global travel discovery and repeat visits to Japan TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), Japan’s premier airline carrier, and TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site from reviews to bookings, today announced a strategic partnership supporting the country’s efforts to better capture… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines names Kenichi Ohashi MW as JAL Wine Advisor

Japan Airlines names Kenichi Ohashi MW as JAL Wine Advisor   TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) is pleased to welcome Kenichi Ohashi MW as JAL Wine Advisor. Mr. Ohashi passed the Master of Wine (MW) examination administered by The Institute of Masters of Wine in the U.K. in 2015, regarded… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Dassault Falcon Service launch private jet service from Tokyo to Paris

Japan Airlines and Dassault Falcon Service launch private jet service from Tokyo to Paris   TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) have agreed to launch a private jet service that will provide airline passengers flying from Tokyo to Paris with seamless interconnection to onward destinations in… Read the full press release

International Paper Plane Association and Japan Airlines to hold annual JAL Origami Plane National Competitions

JAL Origami Plane World Competition to be held in 2020 besides National Competition and Asian Competition TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — International Paper Plane Association (hereinafter “the Association”) and Japan Airlines (hereinafter “JAL”) announced today that they will hold an annual JAL Origami Plane National Competition for children who have passed regional… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines wins Gold Medal for Best First Class Red at Cellars in the Sky Awards wine competition

Japan Airlines wins Gold Medal for Best First Class Red at Cellars in the Sky Awards wine competition   TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) is delighted to announce that it was awarded the Gold Medal for Best First Class Red by judges at a world-renowned wine competition. The Cellars in… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and China Airlines strengthen codeshare agreement on all flights between Japan and Taiwan

TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and China Airlines (CI) have begun a codeshare partnership on the Haneda = Taipei (Songshan) route since 2010. The two airlines have decided to further expand the codeshare cooperation on all flights operated by JAL and CI between Japan and Taiwan starting February 21, 2017…. Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Russia’s S7 Airlines announce expanded codeshare agreement

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Russia’s S7 Airlines (S7), both members of the oneworld® alliance, have agreed to further expand their codeshare cooperation by adding 4 new Russia-domestic destinations to JAL’s network starting February 16, 2017. JAL’s codeshare routes in Russia will be increased from the current 15 to… Read the full press release

FlightStats names Japan Airlines best Asia-Pacific Major Airline for its on-time performance service

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has been named the best Asia-Pacific Major Airline for its on-time performance service, according to FlightStats Inc., an independent aviation performance-tracking company. In 2016 JAL achieved on-time arrival rate of 87.33% for its domestic and international flights, and the JAL Group achieved on-time arrival rate… Read the full press release

Vistara announces Inter-Airline Through Check-In partnership with Air France, KLM and Japan Airlines

Vistara partners with Air France, KLM, and Japan Airlines to offer Through Check-In to International travellers New Delhi, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on the commitment of offering a seamless flying experience to its customers, Vistara, India’s newest full service carrier launched in 2015 by Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today announced an Inter-Airline… Read the full press release

Iberia and Japan Airlines start of codeshare arrangements on Madrid-Tokyo route

With three flights every week, Iberia will connect the two capital cities using its latest aircraft, the twin-engine Airbus A330-200 MADRID, SPAIN, 2016-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In preparation for expanding the joint business on flights between Europe and Japan to include Iberia (IB), the Spanish airline and Japan Airlines (JL) have today announced the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces special inflight meals to mark 50 years of service to and from New York’s JFK International Airport

JAL offers special meals and in-flight programming on flights between New York and Tokyo to commemorate milestone TOKYO, Japan, 2016-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — This year, Japan Airlines (JAL) celebrates 50 years of service to and from New York’s JFK International Airport. To mark this occasion, JAL will provide special inflight meals and locally-selected… Read the full press release