Japan Airlines extends Complimentary Covid-19 Cover

Tokyo, Japan, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has implemented the JAL Covid-19 Cover, as part of its JAL FlySafe program since December 2020, a service that provides reassurance and support to passengers with essential travel needs during the global pandemic. The service is provided in partnership with AWP Japan (member of… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to trial digital health credential apps: CommonPass, VeriFLY, and IATA Travel Pass

JAL will begin independent trials with three industry leading health credential apps in an aim to implement standardized digital health checks on the carrier`s international flights CommonPass trials to be conducted on JAL`s Haneda – Honolulu route on April 2 and on its Narita – Singapore route on April 5 JAL is fast-tracking trials to… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines earns Diamond Certification for APEX’s Inaugural COVID-19 Health Safety Audit for Airlines

Inaugural COVID-19 Health Safety Audit for Airlines Tokyo, Japan, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) became the first airline in Japan to successfully receive Diamond Certification for providing the highest levels of safety measures throughout the travel experience. The inaugural audit was conducted by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines certified earns 5-Star Skytrax COVID-19 Rating

Tokyo, Japan, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has been certified by Skytrax with a 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating, becoming one of the few airlines worldwide to achieve the accolade. The Skytrax COVID-19 Rating is a trusted assessment and certification of airline health and safety measures during the coronavirus pandemic that… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to operate autonomous towing tractors at Narita airport

Tokyo, Japan, 2021-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (Mar 02,2021) announced the decision to officially launch and operate autonomous towing tractors to transport checked-in baggage at Narita airport. In October 2019, JAL launched a pilot program with Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) to conduct various trials utilizing autonomous towing tractors within… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines offers extra legroom seats on international flights

Optional Service via the Advanced Seat Selection System Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) announced the decision to expand its Advance Seat Selection Service by offering extra legroom seats, such as in exit row areas, on international flights. Starting today (Nov 10,2020), the optional fee-based service will be made available… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines trials new touchless check-in Kiosk System at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (Aug 24,2020) announced the decision to trial new touchless technology at Tokyo`s Haneda Airport, starting August 24. General Information Location: Tokyo Haneda Airport Terminal 1 South Wing (Departure Level – Counter 18) Number of Touchless Kiosks: Two Developer: Mitsubishi Electric and Oki Electric… Read the full press release

Discover a safe paradise and embrace a tropical escape at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives Reopening our doors on the 15 July 2020 to our loyal repeaters and global travellers.

Maldives , 2020-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ —It’s our pleasure to announce that we are ready to welcome our loyal repeaters and global travellers again from 15 July 2020 onwards to your favourite idyllic paradise in the Maldives. In the archipelago of naturally scattered coral islands and atolls, the Maldives is purely surrounded by the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces updated domestic network plan between July 17-31

TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the government of Japan lifted domestic travel restrictions on June 19, a recovery of approximately 30% in travel demand has been seen on the carrier`s domestic network. Looking further ahead at the latter half of July, a recovery of 50% is expected for the JAL Group…. Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Bridgestone to collaborate on utilizing tire wear prediction technologies

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today (June 16, 2020) announced the decision to collaborate on utilizing tire wear prediction technologies to help realize greater accuracy in aircraft tire management and maintenance plans. This collaboration primarily involves J-AIR, which operates regional routes for the JAL Group… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Japan Airlines announces additional service reductions on its domestic network

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to the impact of COVID-19, Japan Airlines today (May 20, 2020) announced additional service reductions on the carrier`s domestic network through June 14, 2020. For customers holding a ticketed reservation, an optional flight will be offered. Based on the demand for cargo services, JAL will continue… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to provide more personal space between passengers on domestic flights

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — In order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus and to maintain a safe and secure environment, the JAL Group has reduced scheduled services, while adopting a wide range of actions to provide customers peace of mind during air travel. As part of these measures, Japan… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines revolutionizes its cargo processes with the launch of an advanced digitalization platform

Platform revolutionizes the cargo booking, outbound and inbound handling processes for JAL and its clients Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Working closely with CHAMP Cargosystems (CHAMP), its principal cargo IT systems partner, Japan Airlines (JAL) has successfully launched an advanced digitalization platform, designed to revolutionize the cargo processes – initially across the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to serve Beyond Burger® on select routes

Limited Time Offer on JAL First Class from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Tokyo Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), in collaboration with Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND), today (February 26, 2020) announced the decision to serve the brand’s plant-based Beyond Burger® on select routes between March 1 and May… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces joint study on production and sales of Sustainable Aviation Fuel from industrial and municipal waste

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., Marubeni Corporation, JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, and JGC JAPAN CORPORATION have agreed to jointly conduct a feasibility study on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production and sales in Japan through the use of industrial and municipal waste, including plastic waste. As the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines successfully trials UAV freight in Nagasaki Prefecture

To develop a new type of UAV cargo service while contributing to regional revitalization Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the mutual cooperation with the government of Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan Airlines (JAL) conducted a trial transporting freight for approximately 46km within the local islands in Nagasaki with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) helicopter. On… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines Innovation Fund invests in mobility companies to create and bring nextgen transportation technology to the airline industry

  Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Innovation Fund today (February 21, 2020) announced the decision to invest in three mobility companies that are aiming to create and bring next-generation transportation technology to the market. Established in January 2019, Japan Airlines Innovation Fund is a firm that specializes in providing CVC… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Sumitomo Corporation partner with Bell-Textron Inc. to develop the Air Mobility Industry

Exploring Business Opportunities of Air Mobility Services in Asia Utilizing eVTOL Technology Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Sumitomo Corporation today (February 12, 2020) entered into a cooperation agreement with Bell-Textron Inc. to promote the development of the Air Mobility Industry, including the infrastructure for next generation air transportation… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces codeshare agreement with Japan Airlines

Moscow/Tokyo, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot – Russian Airlines and Japan Airlines today (February 10, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement that will offer added flexibility to passengers travelling between Russia and Japan. The codeshare comes into effect from 29 March 2020, with ticket sales launching at the beginning of March. Both airlines will… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Russian Airlines Aeroflot

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot – Russian Airlines and Japan Airlines today (February 10, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement that will offer added flexibility to passengers traveling between Russia and Japan. The codeshare comes into effect from March 29, 2020, with ticket sales launching at the beginning of March. Both airlines… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Royal Brunei Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Brunei Airlines, the national airline of Brunei Darussalam, and Japan Airlines (JAL) today (February 05, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement that will allow JAL to offer four weekly flights between Bandar Seri Begawan and Tokyo Narita.  Royal Brunei will place its code on flights to major… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with MIAT Mongolian Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and MIAT Mongolian Airlines (MIAT) today (February 05, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement to expand both carrier’s international network between Mongolia and Japan. Reservations and ticket sales begin on March 24th, for travel from March 31, 2020. The agreement will allow Japan Airlines to… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Amadeus to develop and integrate JAL’s NDC contents through the Amadeus Travel Platform

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Amadeus IT Group SA today (February 06, 2020) agreed to develop and integrate the carrier`s NDC1 contents through the Amadeus Travel Platform. By adopting the NDC standard, travel professionals will have visual access to the carrier`s products, including high resolution images and video content,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Shanghai Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (January 09, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement with Shanghai Airlines to expand the carrier`s international network in China. Reservations and ticket sales begin on January 9, 2020. The codeshare agreement will add two routes to JAL`s international network, which includes flights between Shanghai… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces launch of Win a Trip with JAL campaign

Be a JAL Mileage Bank member if not already and Experience the New Charms of Japan Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Dec-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. and NRI digital, Ltd. are pleased to announce the launch of a special Win a Trip with JAL campaign for international visitors to Japan in summer… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines joins the global movement to focus on disability inclusion

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) made the commitment to become a member of The Valuable 500, joining a global movement to focus on disability inclusion. To promote diversity, the Company will implement measures that allow all employees to actively participate in the workplace regardless of personal attributes, while nurturing professionals… Read the full press release

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