Japan Airlines News Stories

Airbus Delivers First A350 To Japan Airlines

June 13, 2019

Airbus has delivered its first ever aircraft to Japan Airlines, an A350-900 which will go into service on the Haneda-Fukuoka domestic route.


JAL's New LCC ZIPAIR Tokyo To Launch Next Year

March 8, 2019

Japan Airlines has named its new medium/long-haul low cost carrier ZIPAIR Tokyo, with plans to launch in mid-2020.


JAL Pilot Jailed For Being Drunk On Duty

November 29, 2018

A Japan Airlines pilot who was found to be nearly ten times the legal alcohol limit for a commercial pilot was sentenced in London to a ten month prison term.


JAL Pilot 10 Times Legal Alcohol Limit

November 2, 2018

A Japan Airlines pilot has admitted to being almost ten times the legal alcohol limit at London’s Heathrow Airport last month just before he was due to fly a Boeing 777-300 to Tokyo.


JAL, China Eastern JV Will Achieve “Great Results”

August 2, 2018

Japan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines have signed an agreement to form a joint business agreement, ramping up their existing codeshare relationship to include domestic flights.



JAL To Launch Long-Haul Low Cost Carrier

May 14, 2018

Japan Airlines will launch a new long-haul low cost carrier in 2020, as it diversifies from the full service model of its parent brand.


JAL Invests In Boom Supersonic Jet

December 5, 2017

Japan Airlines has announced a strategic partnership with Boom Supersonic, a company developing a new-generation supersonic passenger aircraft.


Japan Airlines Orders More Boeing 787s

September 21, 2017

Japan Airlines has added to its Boeing 787 order list with confirmation of an additional four 787-8s joining its fleet.


Eleven Airlines Fined For Cargo Price Fixing

March 17, 2017

The European Commission has reimposed fines on eleven airlines for participating in a price-fixing cartel on air freight between 1999 and 2006.


Flights Cancelled As Typhoon Hits Tokyo

August 22, 2016

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at Tokyo airports on Monday as heavy rain caused by Typhoon Mindulle lashed the area.