September 21, 2014 6:51 PM ET

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Company Overview of Japan Airlines Corp.

Company Overview

As of December 2010, Japan Airlines Corp. merged with Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. Japan Airlines Corp. provides scheduled and non-scheduled air transport services. It operates passenger and cargo flights with a fleet of aircraft and regional jets. The company also provides carrier and aerial work services; and non-stop flights serving various destinations. It offers its services to various destinations in Japan, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Taiwan, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, the Russian Federation, Singapore, S...

2-4-11, Higashi-Shinagawa

Shinagawa-ku

Tokyo,  140-8605

Japan

Founded in 1953

46,287 Employees

Phone:

81 3 5460 6600

Fax:

81 3 5460 5929

Key Executives for Japan Airlines Corp.

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Japan Airlines Corp. Key Developments

JAL Group Announces New Order for Embraer 190 and Additional Order for Embraer 170

JAL Group (JAL) has signed a firm order with Embraer S.A. for a total of 15 E-Jets comprising the E170 and the E190 jets models, as well as for an additional twelve E-Jets family options. New deliveries of E-Jets are scheduled from 2015. E-Jets are designed from a double-bubble fuselage concept, which provide customers with more in-flight space than the other same-size jet. Additionally, E-Jets powered with the reliable GE CF34 engines that produce less noise and offer high level of operational efficiency. Introduction of E-Jets will enable JAL to match capacity with demand on each route, as well as achieve improved on-time performance and reliability. The airline is looking forward to expanding its regional network more efficiently and strives to provide customers with better convenience.

JAL Further Expands its Europe Network with New Code Share Flights

Japan Airlines (JAL) further expanded its code share cooperation with Finnair (AY), and British Airways (BA) respectively between Helsinki and Riga in Latvia (operated by AY) and between London and Budapest in Hungary (operated by BA), starting June 12, 2014. JAL has marketed AY-operated flights between Helsinki and Tallinn (Estonia) and between Helsinki and Vilnius (Lithuania) since this spring. With the addition of Helsinki = Riga, the airline will provide customers improved accessibility to all countries of Baltic States with JL-coded flights. Meanwhile, JAL also expanded its code share cooperation with British Airways on BA-operated flights between London and Budapest. By adding this new code share route, the airline will offer more options for passengers traveling to Budapest called ‘Pearl of the Danube'.

JAL Group Announces Flight Frequency and Fleet Plans for the Fiscal Year 2014

JAL Group announced its flight frequency and fleet plans on both international and domestic routes for fiscal year 2014. In regards to the airline’s international network, with the addition of international flight slots at Tokyo (Haneda) Airport, JAL will begin operating new day-time nonstop flights from March 30, 2014, between Haneda and London, between Haneda and Paris, and between Haneda and Singapore as well as between Haneda and Bangkok. Additionally, the airline will use late night and early morning slots to launch new service between Haneda and Ho Chi Minh City. JAL will strive to improve customer accessibility and meet travel demand in overseas gateways to connect with domestic cities. At Tokyo (Narita) Airport, with expected growth of travel demand between North America and Asia, JAL will increase weekly round-trip flights from 7 to 14 between Narita and New York. Additionally, the airline will increase flights frequency from 3 to 4 round-trip flights weekly between Narita and Moscow to meet strong growth of business demand. Furthermore, JAL plans to increase the number of available revamped aircraft (JAL SKY SUITE 777/767), and in particular, expand the availability of aircraft featuring JAL SKY WIDER in Economy Class. The airline has also decided to operate aircraft with fully-flat seats or shell flat seats in Business Class cabins on all m edium and long haul routes to and from Southeast As ia and Honolulu by the early Second Half of FY2014 in order to further deliver improved service to customers. In regards to the airline’s domestic network, JAL has decided to double flight frequency between Haneda and Yamagata, and the airline will also resume six domestic routes based on a thorough review of flight schedules and operations within the airline’s network so that customers will be able to connect more conveniently.

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