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

Japan Airlines introduces new champagne, wine and Japanese sake selection for First and Business Class on its international flights

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines is pleased to unveil its First and Business Class champagne, wine and Japanese sake selection, which will be served on its international flights. To highlight the carrier`s First Class selection, JAL will serve Salon 2007, a rare vintage champagne, to its First Class customers on international flights… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines releases updated version of the its Medium Term Management Plan – Rolling Plan 2019

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (February 25, 2019) released the updated version of the company`s Medium Term Management Plan – Rolling Plan 2019. To start, Rolling Plan 2019 will focus on concrete actions in response to the Business Improvement Order issued by the MLIT in December 2018. The order… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Aeroméxico announces codeshare agreement

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroméxico, Mexico’s global airline, continues to implement its expansion strategy to offer customers new cities and horizons to increasingly distant destinations. On this occasion, Aeroméxico will start to work with its partner Japan Airlines on the operation and marketing of service to more than 20 cities in Japan… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines customers now can book tickets for flights 360 days ahead

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) will be changing the reservation start date for international flights from the conventional 330 days to 360 days prior to departure. As inbound demand from overseas countries has been on the rise every year, this new rule enables customers to book and issue tickets for… Read the full press release

JAL Group establishes Japan Airlines Innovation Fund

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — JAL Group today established a Corporate Venture Capital Fund (CVC) firm called Japan Airlines Innovation Fund. The company will look to invest in startup companies around the globe to create new values that are one step ahead of its competitors in the industry, which was a target raised in… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines named 2018 best on-time Asia-Pacific Airline for the seventh consecutive year

Honored with Asia-Pacific Title for Seven Consecutive Years Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — For the seventh consecutive year and ninth in total, Japan Airlines (JAL) has been named the best on-time Asia-Pacific Airline for its domestic and international flights operated in calendar year 2018 by FlightStats Inc., a US flight status tracking company… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches new nonstop service between Tokyo-Narita and Bengaluru India

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (January 23, 2019) announced that it will launch a new nonstop service between Tokyo-Narita and Bengaluru India, during the summer of 2020. Bengaluru is located in the Deccan Plateau in the southern part of India and has the third largest population in the country,… Read the full press release

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