Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) (日本航空株式会社, Nihon Kōkū Kabushiki-gaisha?, TYO: 9201), is an airline headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan. It is the flag carrier of Japan and its main hubs are Tokyo's Narita International Airport and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport), as well as Nagoya's Chūbu Centrair International Airport and Osaka's Kansai International Airport. The airline and four of its subsidiaries (J-Air, JAL Express, JALways, and Japan Transocean Air) are members of the Oneworld airline alliance.

JAL group companies include Japan Airlines for international and domestic services; JALways for international leisure services; JAL Express for international and domestic low-cost services; Hokkaido Air System, J-Air, Japan Air Commuter, Japan Transocean Air and Ryukyu Air Commuter for domestic feeder services; and JAL Cargo for cargo and mail services. JAL group operations include scheduled and non-scheduled international and domestic passenger and cargo services to 220 destinations in 35 countries worldwide, including codeshares. The group has a fleet of 279 aircraft. In the fiscal year ended 31 March 2009, the airline group carried over 52 million passengers and over 1.1 million tons of cargo and mail.

JAL was established in 1951 and became the national airline of Japan in 1953. After over three decades of service and expansion, the airline was fully privatized in 1987. In 2002, the airline merged with Japan Air System, Japan's third-largest airline and became the sixth largest airline in the world by passengers carried. Japan Airlines is currently an official sponsor of Japan Football Association and Japan national football team.

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Safety Promotion Center - History
... On August 12, 1985, Japan Airlines Flight 123, a flight from Tokyo International Airport (informally called Haneda Airport) to Osaka International Airport (al ... A five-man panel of outside safety experts was established by Japan Airlines in 2005 and chaired by Kunio Yanagida, a well-known writer specializing in scientific, aviation, and crisis management ... objectives of the center is to establish safety awareness among Japan Airlines employees ...
Japan Airlines Flight 446 - Public Reaction
... After reports containing the information above was released to the public, Japan Airlines drew much criticism, such as "our floppy flag carrier" from public media, and the problem was even ... Apart from this accident, Japan Airlines suffered several other incidents attributed to human error in the same year Haneda Airport overrun incident (on May 15), New Delhi crash (on June 14 ... As a result, the airline suffered harsh criticism from the public ...
Safety Promotion Center
... The Japan Airlines Safety Promotion Center (日本航空安全啓発センター, Nihon Kōkū Anzai Keihatsu Sentā?) is a museum and educational center operated by Japan Airlines to promote ... of Tokyo International Airport in Ota, Tokyo, Japan ... The main exhibits of the center explain the events leading to the crash of Japan Airlines Flight 123, which used a Boeing 747 ...
JAL Group - Corporate Affairs and Identity - Headquarters
... The building also houses the Japan office of American Airlines ... It is also known as the JAL Building (JALビルディング, JAL Birudingu?), the Japan Airlines Headquarters, and the Shinagawa Kyodo Building ... By 1965, Japan Air Lines was headquartered in the Tokyo Building in Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo ...

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