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

Japan Airlines’ “JAL Guide to Japan now features location search function and video contents

AL Continues Introducing the World with the Charms of Japan TOKYO, JAPAN 2016-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL)’s global website (www.jal.com) is routinely accessed from 26 regions all over the world. One part of the site is the “JAL Guide to Japan (*1),” an information site for overseas visitors in seven languages (*2), which… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines stimulates travel demand from overseas to Kyushu region with launch of new domestic fare

oneworld YOKOSO/Visit KYUSHU Fare TOKYO, 2016-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) decided to launch a new domestic fare – “oneworld®YOKOSO/Visit KYUSHU Fare” for overseas visitors in order to stimulate travel demand from overseas to the Kyushu region. The JAL Group is striving to invigorate the local economy by attracting more overseas travelers to… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to provide Chef Kurogi’s new Japanese menu on more international routes starting June 1

TOKYO, 2016-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) is striving to serve the finest in-flight meals exceeding customer expectations on North America, Europe, Oceania and Southeast Asia routes under the meal service concept of “JAL’s exclusive restaurant in the sky.” Chef Jun Kurogi, new member of JAL’s dream team of star chefs, has introduced… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals starting June 1, 2016

Muslim meals with Halal Certification to be served on flights departing from Japan TOKYO, 2016-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) will provide Halal certified Muslim meals on all outbound international flights from Japan, starting June 1, 2016. JAL has been serving Muslim meal as a special meal for Muslim customers. Recently the airline… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines (JAL) seeks antitrust immunity with Iberia to cooperate on flights between Europe and Japan

TOKYO, 2016-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The first step has been taken to enable Iberia to join British Airways, Finnair and Japan Airlines (JAL) in their successful joint business on flights between Europe and Japan. JAL has submitted its application to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) seeking antitrust immunity with… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Japan Airlines announced plans for codeshare agreement and frequent flier partnership

New global partner gives Alaska frequent flier members travel and mileage accrual to Japan and throughout Asia SEATTLE, 2016-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) have announced plans for a codeshare agreement and frequent flier partnership, which will provide seamless travel and mileage earning opportunities between Alaska’s gateways in North… Read the full press release

dnata Singapore wins eight new airline customers in 2015

Singapore and Dubai, 2015-12-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Operating in a perpetually time-critical environment at Singapore Changi Airport, dnata Singapore has successfully taken on another year of challenges and has emerged a step ahead by winning eight new airline customers in 2015. Myanmar Airways International, Myanmar National Airlines and Bhutan Airlines have appointed dnata… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches “Japan Explorer Pass” to provide overseas visitors with options on flights traveling in Japan

Tokyo, 2015-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) decided to introduce “Japan Explorer Pass,” a newly flexible fare designed to provide overseas visitors with more option on flights traveling in Japan. Reservations and sales are available from today (December 08, 2015). “Japan Explorer Pass” fare offers simple and affordable travel in Japan, which features: –… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines provides English-speaking customers with more convenience with the launch of its English mobile site for domestic service

Tokyo, 2015-11-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) launched mobile site in English for domestic service , providing English-speaking customers with more convenience including the domestic flight booking and purchase, and view reservation function, which are same as those on JAL’s website for domesitc flights in English (www.jal.co.jp/en/). The number of foreign visitors to Japan… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines’ travel information section “Guide to Japan” is now mobile friendly

Tokyo, 2015-11-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) announced its easy-to-use and multilingual awarded travel information section “Guide to Japan” is now available on the mobile site of JAL’s global website (www.jal.com). Customers can access to the mobile site of “Guide to Japan”* easily on a smartphone or tablet PC whenever planning a trip to… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines honored with Good Design award 2015 from Japan Institute of Design Promotion for its latest Economy Class seat – JAL SKY WIDER II

TOKYO, 2015-10-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today received Good Design award 2015 from the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) for its latest Economy Class seat– JAL SKY WIDER II. JAL has been arranging this new seat on its Boeing 787 aircraft since December 2014, as the second installment of “New Spacious Economy”… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines applied to Japanese’s MLIT to revise its international cargo fuel surcharge from Oct 2015

TOKYO, 2015-9-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has applied to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to revise its international cargo fuel surcharge for flights departing from Japan from October 1,2015. Since April 1, 2009, JAL started adjusting its cargo fuel surcharge levels on a monthly basis by using the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to provide Diamond Premier Lounge service at Sapporo (New Chitose) airport

TOKYO, 2015-9-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) decided to provide Diamond Premier Lounge service at Sapporo (New Chitose) airport. New Chitose will become the second airport for JAL with this supreme service following Tokyo (Haneda) airport. Additionally JAL’s Sakura Lounge will be revamped in line with the renovation of domestic terminal at New Chitose… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines returns to service at Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport

DALLAS, 2015-9-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines announced today it will return to service at Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport with four flights per week to Tokyo Narita (NRT) Airport, utilizing Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft on the route. The new Japan Airlines service to Tokyo will start November 30 operating out of DFW’s… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines signed Tokyo 2020 Official Partner agreement with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

TOKYO, 2015-6-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) is pleased to announce that the company has signed a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner (passenger air transport services category) agreement today with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. With this agreement, JAL will become an official partner of both the Tokyo 2020… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announced the continuation of Hokkaido Campaign on its overseas website jal.com covering 26 regions

Tokyo, 2015-6-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) announced the continuation of Hokkaido Campaign on its overseas website (www.jal.com) covering 26 regions. Same promotion was firstly launched in 2014 and gained good reputation. During the new campaign period effective from June 3, 2015 to March 31, 2016, customers flying JAL can enjoy rewards and privileges… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines developed an app for Apple Watch to let customers obtain important travel information, check flight status and check-in at the gate

Enable customers to check flight status and check-in at boarding the gate TOKYO, 2015-4-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced it has developed an app for Apple Watch that will make it even more convenient for customers to obtain important travel information, check flight status on the go and check-in at the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines celebrated the return of daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Osaka’s Kansai International Airport

Los Angeles, California, 2015-3-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL)  today celebrated the return of daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Osaka’s Kansai International Airport (KIX) –strenghening the airline’s network across the Pacific and increasing its frequency to and from Los Angeles. The service is also the latest transpacific joint business… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines expands its high quality inflight meals by Chef Uchiyama to customers flying from Chicago and Los Angeles to Japan

Special Menu created by JAL Corporate Chef Uchiyama to be expanded onto flights from Chicago and Los Angeles to Japan TOKYO, 2015-2-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has been introducing high quality inflight meals on North America, Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia routes under the meal service concept of “JAL BEDD SKY AUBERGE,” your… Read the full press release