Airlines

A History of Japan Airlines

August 1, 2019 Andrew Burnham

Aug. 1, 1951, Japan Airlines (JAL) was founded with ¥100 million in capital under chairman Aiichiro Fujiyama and president Seijiro Yanagida.  The airline started initially as an independent operation with scheduled domestic routes leasing aircraft

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American and United Looking at Tokyo Expansions

February 22, 2019 Akhil Dewan

United Airlines and American Airlines have both announced that they have filed applications with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for nonstop flights to Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Thursday. Chicago-based United has applied for six

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ANA Announces New Flight to Perth

December 26, 2018 Daniel Morley

All Nippon Airways have announced a new nonstop flight between their hub in Tokyo and Perth, Australia. Flights will begin on Sept. 1, 2019 and will be operated by the airline’s Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The

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ANA’s 8-Hour Flight to Nowhere

December 27, 2017 John Flett

Japanese airline All Nippon Airways, or ANA, made headlines Wednesday when flight 175, their scheduled 11-hour flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Tokyo’s Narita Airport, turned back to LAX mid-flight when the crew reported