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Encyclopedia > Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines
日本航空
Nippon Kōkū
IATA
JL
ICAO
JAL
Callsign
JAPANAIR
Founded 1951 (as Japan Air Lines)
Hubs Narita International Airport
Tokyo International Airport
Kansai International Airport
Osaka International Airport
Focus cities Chubu Centrair International Airport
Frequent flyer program JAL Mileage Bank
Member lounge SAKURA Lounge
Alliance Oneworld (passenger)
WOW (cargo)
Fleet size 232 (75 orders)
Destinations 125
Parent company Japan Airlines Corp.
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people Haruka Nishimatsu(President and CEO)
Website: http://www.jal.com/
JAL Boeing 747-400 in 1989-2002 colour scheme
JAL Cargo Boeing 747-400 (JA402J) waiting for take-off
JAL Cargo Boeing 747-400 (JA402J) waiting for take-off
A JAL Boeing 767 in NAIA.

Japan Airlines Corporation (株式会社日本航空 Kabushiki-gaisha Nippon Kōkū?) (TYO: 9205 ), or JAL, is the national airline of Japan.It is the largest airline operator in Asia.[1] It is based in Tokyo, Japan and is Japan's largest airline, operating scheduled and non-scheduled international and domestic services. Its main bases are Tokyo International Airport and Narita International Airport, Tokyo. It has 17,925 employees (at March 2007).[2] Shortcut: WP:-( Vandalism is indisputable bad-faith addition, deletion, or change to content, made in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of the encyclopedia. ... Shortcut: WP:-( Vandalism is indisputable bad-faith addition, deletion, or change to content, made in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of the encyclopedia. ... JAL logo, claiming fair use. ... 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Kansai International Airport ) (IATA: KIX, ICAO: RJBB) is an international airport located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay, off the shore of the city of Sennan in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. ... Osaka International Airport ) (IATA: ITM, ICAO: RJOO) is the primary domestic airport for the Kansai region of Japan, including the major cities of Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ... Chubu Centrair International Airport ) (IATA: NGO, ICAO: RJGG) is an airport on an artificial island in Ise Bay, Tokoname City in Aichi Prefecture, south of Nagoya in central Japan. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... JAL Mileage Bank(JMB, Japanese: JALマイレージバンク) is a frequent flyer programme provided by Japan Airlines and its subsidary airlines. ... 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The Boeing 747-400 is the latest version of the Boeing 747 in service and the largest commercial airliner, a title it will lose to the Airbus A380 when it enters service in October 2007. ... Download high resolution version (1500x1055, 148 KB) Japan Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400 (JA402J) waiting for take-off at London (Heathrow) Airport, England. ... Download high resolution version (1500x1055, 148 KB) Japan Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400 (JA402J) waiting for take-off at London (Heathrow) Airport, England. ... Image File history File linksMetadata JALManila. ... Image File history File linksMetadata JALManila. ... The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Ninoy Aquino) or NAIA (IATA: MNL, ICAO: RPLL) is the international airport that serves Manila, in the Philippines, and its surrounding metropolitan area. ... 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Two companies operated under the JAL brand: Japan Airlines International (日本航空インターナショナル Nippon Kōkū Intānashonaru?) and Japan Airlines Domestic (日本航空ジャパン Nippon Kōkū Japan?). Japan Airlines Domestic had primary responsibility for JAL's large network of intra-Japan flights, while JAL International operated both international and trunk domestic flights. On October 1, 2006, Japan Airlines International and Japan Airlines Domestic merged into a single brand, Japan Airlines International. JAL Corporation also owns seven smaller airlines which feed or supplement mainline JAL flights: Japan Airlines Domestic was an airline based in Tokyo, Japan. ... is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

JAL has the largest fleet of Boeing 747s in the world (approximately 76, at March 2005). It is one of only three Asian airlines to fly to Latin America: Malaysia Airlines routes to Buenos Aires, Air China routes to São Paulo, and JAL routes to Mexico City and São Paulo. Japan Airlines is also accredited by IATA's Operational Safety Audit for its safety practices.[3] Hokkaido Air System (北海道エアシステム Hokkaidô Ea Shisutemu, or HAC) is a commuter airline that flies to destinations in Hokkaido, Japan. ... JAL Express is JAL (Japan Air Lines)s branch factory. ... JALways Co. ... J-Air Co. ... Japan Air Commuter Co. ... Japan Asia Airlines Boeing 747-200 Japan Asia Airways, Co. ... Japan Transocean Air (日本トランスオーシャン航空 Nihon Toransuōshan KōkÅ« or JTA) is an airline subsidiary of Japan Airlines. ... Ryukyu Air Commuter is an airline based in Japan. ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... Malaysia Airlines (Abbreviated: MAS,马航 ; Malay: Penerbangan Malaysia; Chinese: 马来西亚航空公司; Hanyu Pinyin: MálaixÄ«ya Hángkōng GōngsÄ«)is the national airline of Malaysia, operating scheduled services to over 100 destinations worldwide. ... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ... Not to be confused with China Airlines, the national airline of the Republic of China (Taiwan). ... Nickname: Motto: Non ducor, duco(Latin) I am not led, I lead Location in the São Paulo state. ... Nickname: Location of Mexico City in central Mexico Coordinates: , Country Mexico Federal entity Federal District Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded c. ... Nickname: Motto: Non ducor, duco(Latin) I am not led, I lead Location in the São Paulo state. ... The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organisation of airlines headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

Contents

History

Regulated era

Japan Air Lines Co., Ltd. was established in August 1951, with the government of Japan recognizing the need for a reliable air transportation system to help Japan grow in the aftermath of World War II. On October 25, using three Northwest Airlines Martin 2-0-2 aircraft, and Northwest crews, Japan Air Lines began serving several domestic cities from Tokyo.[4] Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA), occasionally known as NWA, is an American airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota near Minneapolis-St. ... The Glenn L. Martin Company was an aircraft company founded by aviation pioneer Glenn L. Martin on August 16, 1912. ...


On August 1, 1953, the Diet of Japan passed the Japan Air Lines Company Act (日本航空株式会社法 Nihon Kōkū Kabushiki-gaisha Hō?), forming a new state-owned Japan Air Lines, which assumed all assets and liabilities of its private predecessor on October 1. Its first aircraft, a DC-3 named "Kinsei", was leased from Philippine Airlines. Japan Airlines, in addition to the 2-0-2's, used Douglas DC-3, Douglas DC-4, Douglas DC-6 and Douglas DC-7 during the 1950s. is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Diet of Japan ) is Japans legislature. ... Douglas DC-3 VH-AES at Avalon in 2003. ... Philippine Airlines is the national airline of the Philippines. ... The Douglas DC-3 is a fixed-wing, propeller-driven aircraft, which revolutionized air transport in the 1930s and 1940s and is generally regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever made (also see Boeing 707 and Boeing 747). ... The designation DC-4 was used by Douglas Aircraft Company when developing the DC-4E as a large, four-engined type to complement its forthcoming DC-3 design. ... The Douglas DC-6 is a piston-powered airliner and transport aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1946 to 1959. ... The Douglas DC-7 is an aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1953 to 1958. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ...


On February 2, 1954, Japan Airlines began its first international service, flying from Tokyo to San Francisco. This flight, operating on a DC-6B, made stops at Wake Island and Honolulu before arriving in San Francisco, A one-way ticket for the twice-weekly flight cost $650. To this day, San Francisco to Tokyo is Japan Airlines flight number 001. is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...   , literally Eastern capital) is a unique subnational administrative region of Japan with characteristics of both a prefecture and a city. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... The Douglas DC-6 is an aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1946 to 1959. ... Honolulu as seen from the International Space Station Honolulu is the largest city and the capital of the U.S. state of Hawai‘i. ...


In 1960, Japan Airlines bought their first jet, a Douglas DC-8. Soon after, they decided to re-equip their airline, using jet aircraft only. That decade, many new international destinations were established. Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Douglas DC-8 is a four-engined jet airliner, manufactured between 1959 and 1972. ...


Under the 45/47 system (45/47体制 yon'go-yon'nana taisei?), the so-called "aviation constitution" enacted by the Japanese government in 1972, JAL was granted flag carrier status to operate international routes, and was also designated to operate domestic trunk routes in competition with All Nippon Airways. During this era, JAL bought the Boeing 747, the Boeing 727 and the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 to accommodate their growing list of routes within Japan and to other countries. In the 1980s Japan Airlines performed special flights for the Crown Prince of Japan and the Princess, Pope John Paul II, and for Japanese prime ministers. During that decade they also began to be more promotionally aware, with plane models and other promotional items being produced in quantity. It also bought new Boeing 767 jets and retired the DC-8s and 727s. Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Flag carrier (disambiguation). ... All Nippon Airways Company, Limited , TYO: 9202 , LSE: ANA), also known as ZennikkÅ« ) or ANA, is an airline headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... The Boeing 727 is a mid-size, narrow-body, three-engine commercial jet airliner. ... DC-10, retired from American Airlines fleet at gate McDonnell Douglas was a major American aerospace manufacturer, producing a number of famous commercial and military aircraft. ... Biman Bangladesh Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engined long-range airliner, with two engines mounted on underwing pylons and a third engine at the base of the vertical stabilizer. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The Pope (from Latin... Coat of Arms of Pope John Paul II. The Letter M is for Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom he held strong devotion Pope John Paul II (Latin: , Italian: Giovanni Paolo II, Polish: Jan PaweÅ‚ II) born   [] (May 18, 1920, Wadowice, Poland – April 2, 2005, Vatican City) reigned as... A Die Cast Boeing 747-800 static model. ... It has been suggested that Advertising Specialties be merged into this article or section. ... American Airlines Boeing 767-300 at Gatwick Airport, England. ...


Deregulated era

Japan began considering airline deregulation in the late 1970s, with the government announcing the abandoning of the 45/47 system in 1985. In 1987, Japan Airlines was completely privatised, and the other two airlines in Japan, All Nippon Airways and Japan Air System, were permitted to freely compete with JAL on domestic and international routes. Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... All Nippon Airways Company, Limited , TYO: 9202 , LSE: ANA), also known as ZennikkÅ« ) or ANA, is an airline headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. ... Japan Air System (JAS, 日本エアシステム) was the smallest of the Big 3 Japanese airlines. ...


Japan Airlines began the 1990s with flights to help evacuate Japanese citizens from Iraq before the start of the Gulf War. In 1992, Japan Air Charter was established, and in 1997 an agreement with The Walt Disney Company was announced, making Japan Airlines the official airline of Tokyo Disneyland. That year also JAL Express had been established, with Boeing 737 aircraft. Also in 1997 the airline flew the Japanese prime minister to Peru to help negotiate in the Tupac Amaru kidnapping case. Japan Airlines acquired Boeing 777s during that decade. For the band, see 1990s (band). ... Combatants United States Saudi Arabia Egypt United Kingdom & US-led Coalition Republic of Iraq Commanders Norman Schwarzkopf Khalid bin Sultan Saddam Hussein Strength 883,863 360,000 Casualties 240 killed in action, 776 wounded, 30 taken prisoner At least 183,000 victims of the Gulf War syndrome Est. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... JALways is an airline subsidiary of Japan Airlines. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... Tokyo Disneyland ) is one of two theme parks in the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, near Tokyo. ... JAL Express is JAL (Japan Air Lines)s branch factory. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... The Boeing 777 is an American long-range wide-body twin-engine airliner built by Boeings Commercial Airplanes division. ...

JAL Cargo Boeing 747-400 takes off
JAL Cargo Boeing 747-400 takes off

In 2001 Japan Air System and Japan Airlines agreed to merge. On October 2, 2002 they established a new holding company called Japan Airlines System (日本航空システム Nihon Kōkū Shisutemu?), forming a new core of the JAL Group. Aircraft liveries were changed to match the design of the new JAL Group. At that time the merged group of airlines was the sixth largest in the world by passengers carried, and the third largest measured by revenue. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2256x1496, 1379 KB) JAL Cargo Boeing 747-400 (JA8909) takes off from London Heathrow Airport, England. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2256x1496, 1379 KB) JAL Cargo Boeing 747-400 (JA8909) takes off from London Heathrow Airport, England. ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... October 2 is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ...


On April 1, 2004, JAL changed its name to Japan Airlines International and JAS changed its name to Japan Airlines Domestic. JAS flight codes were changed to JAL flight codes, JAS check-in desks were refitted in JAL livery and JAS aircraft were gradually repainted. On June 26, 2004, the parent company Japan Airlines System was renamed to Japan Airlines Corporation. is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


JAL applied to join the airline alliance Oneworld on October 25, 2005. JAL codeshares with other Oneworld airlines, including American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Iberia, and Qantas. Also, Oneworld's LAN is one of the partners of JAL's frequent flyer programme, JAL Mileage Bank. The airline joined Oneworld on April 1, 2007. An airline alliance is an agreement between two or more airlines to cooperate for the foreseeable future on a substantial level. ... For other uses, see Oneworld (disambiguation). ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... American Airlines (AA) is the largest airline in the world in terms of total passengers-miles transported[1] and fleet size [2], and the second-largest airline in the world (behind Air France-KLM) in terms of total operating revenues[3]. A wholly owned subsidiary of the AMR Corporation, the... For the 1930s airline of similar name, see British Airways Ltd. ... Cathay Pacific Airways (Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; abbreviation: 國泰) (SEHK: 0293) is an airline based in Hong Kong, operating scheduled passenger and cargo services to over 104 destinations world-wide. ... Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España, S.A., (IBEX-35:IBLA) (Iberia Airlines of Spain in English), usually shortened to Iberia, is the largest airline of Spain, based in Madrid. ... Qantas (pronounced ) is the name and callsign of the national airline of Australia. ... LAN Airlines S.A. NYSE: LFL (formerly Lan Chile S.A.) is an airline based in Santiago, Chile. ... is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


JALUX Inc., established 1962, is JAL's catering company which does a variety of work for the company including the "De sky" line of snack foods, supplying JAL's 'Blue Sky' restaurants and 'JAL-DFS' shops, Aircraft fuel components, cabin services and In-flight duty-free. JALUX merged with JAS Trading on January 2004 to unify support operations for the JAL group. An aviation fuel truck. ...

JAL Boeing 747-400
JAL Boeing 747-400

JAL Boeing 747-400 (JA8914) landing at London (Heathrow) Airport in August 2004. ... JAL Boeing 747-400 (JA8914) landing at London (Heathrow) Airport in August 2004. ...

Destinations

Further information: Japan Airlines destinations

This is a list of destinations that Japan Airlines flies to, it also includes places operated in cooperation with JALways and Japan Asia Airways. ...

Charters for 2007

This year JAL will be operating charter flights to

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Fleet

The Japan Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft as March 2007:[5]

Japan Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers Routes
Airbus A300-600R 22 290 (34/256) Domestic routes
Replacement aircraft: Boeing 787
Boeing 737-400 8 150 JAL Express/JTA domestic routes
Boeing 737-800 2
(28 orders)
165 (20/145) Domestic routes
Boeing 747-400 34 299 (11/87/201)
346 (12/97/237)
446 (52/394)
Domestic and international routes
Boeing 747-400D 8 546 (80/466) Domestic routes
Boeing 747-400F 2 Cargo routes
Boeing 747-300 12 473 Domestic and international routes
for JAL-I and JALways
Boeing 747-200 2 421 Domestic and international routes
for JAL-I and JALways
Boeing 747-200F 9 Cargo routes
Boeing 767-200 3 230 Domestic routes
Boeing 767-300 22 213
239
Boeing 767-300ER 17
(5 orders)
Boeing 767-300F 1
(4 orders)
Cargo and international routes
Boeing 777-200 7
(1 order)
397 (88/309) Domestic routes
Boeing 777-200ER 11 International routes
Boeing 777-300 7 500 (78/422) Domestic routes
Boeing 777-300ER 6
(7 orders)
292 Launch customer
International routes
Boeing 787-3 (13 orders)
Boeing 787-8 (22 orders)
McDonnell Douglas MD-81 18 163 Domestic routes
McDonnell Douglas MD-87 8 134 Domestic routes
McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30 16 150 (18/132) Domestic routes
Embraer 170 (10 orders)
(5 options)
Up to 78 passengers
(Non hi-density configuration)
Domestic routes
Operated by J-AIR

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  • In December 2004, Japan Airlines announced the selection of the Boeing 787 for its medium-size aircraft fleet. It is seeking 30 aircraft, with options on 20 more. Delivery For Boeing 787 is expected to start in 2008 and the aircraft will be used on domestic and international routes.[6]
  • Japan Airlines confirmed an order for six new Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, three freighter and three passenger models, valued at approximately $800 million at list prices.[7]
  • On October 31, 2005 Japan Airlines operated its last two DC-10 flights. One aircraft, JA8543, operating flight JL736 from Hong Kong International Airport to Narita International Airport, touched down at 16:05. Another aircraft, JA8541, operating flight JL952 from Incheon International Airport to Narita International Airport touched down at 16:37, marking the DC-10's last flight with the airline, after over 30 years of operations with the airline.

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Previously operated

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Services

In-flight entertainment

The JAL and JAA onboard entertainment system is called MAGIC. The system is updated by JAL Entertainment Network (JEN) and features credit card phone, movies, destination guides with instructions on how to fill out immigration cards, active aircraft stats, games, and more. There are three generations of the MAGIC system: MAGIC-I, MAGIC-II, and MAGIC-III. The latest MAGIC-III system which is installed in Boeing 767 and Boeing 777 aircraft (also available on select Boeing 747-400 aircraft), provides Audio/Video On Demand (AVOD) entertainment to all passengers. Aircraft with MAGIC-I and MAGIC-II have movies that automatically start when the AVOD system is turned on -- once the aircraft reaches cruise level -- and economy class passengers can tune in to watch the movie in progress. All movies restart upon completion. Executive (Business) and First class passengers have full AVOD control. American Airlines Boeing 767-300 at Gatwick Airport, England. ... The Boeing 777 is an American long-range wide-body twin-engine airliner built by Boeings Commercial Airplanes division. ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ...


MAGIC systems have JAL's duty-free shopping catalogue, including flight crew recommendations and a video of specials available on the flight. When the aircraft is in the pushback, taxi, takeoff, ascent, descent, stacking, landing, taxi, and docking phases of flight, all TV's in the cabin automatically tune into the video camera outside the aircraft to provide "Pilot Vision" to the passengers. This feature is common on many Japanese airlines.


In June 2006, JAL announced a promotion featuring the Nintendo DS Lite. Between June 1 and August 31, all Executive and First Class passengers would be offered use of Nintendo DS Lites specially manufactured for air travel (the wireless capabilities of these units were removed in order to conform with airline safety standards).[2] The Nintendo DS Lite ) (sometimes abbreviated DSLite, or simply Lite, sold as the iQue DS Lite in China) is a dual-screen handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo. ...


The JAL Group has its own inflight magazine called Skyward, reflecting the company motto of "Dream Skyward." Before merger with JAS (the current JAL Domestic), JAL's inflight magazine was called Winds. All of the JAL Group magazines are provided by JALUX.


Japan Airlines continues to find ways to improve their In-Flight Entertainment systems, including on-plane cameras on the wings, the belly, on the tail, etcetera, and also home-theater capability on overseas flights. They are also working on adding more benefits such as Satellite Radio capabilities, etcetera.


Affinity program

JAL Mileage Bank is the frequent flyer programme of Japan Airlines and its subsidiaries. The programme is the largest in Japan. Aside from JAL's Oneworld partners, members can earn miles on the following carriers: Membership cards of FFP A frequent flyer program (FFP) is a service offered by many airlines to reward customer loyalty. ... For other uses, see Oneworld (disambiguation). ...

The FLY ON Programme is the programme's elite system. JMB members can earn "FLY ON Points(FOP)" (elite qualifying miles, EQM) and elite qualifying segments (EQS) on JAL Group and other Oneworld flights. However, a minimum of 4 flights per year must be on JAL Group carriers. Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) is an airline based in Paris, France, a subsidiary of Air France-KLM Group and is the international flag carrier of France. ... SkyTeam is the second largest airline alliance in the world — behind Star Alliance — partnering ten carriers from three continents, with six pending members. ... Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات al-Imārāt) is an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... Hokkaido Air System (北海道エアシステム Hokkaidô Ea Shisutemu, or HAC) is a commuter airline that flies to destinations in Hokkaido, Japan. ... Japan Transocean Air (日本トランスオーシャン航空 Nihon Toransuōshan KōkÅ« or JTA) is an airline subsidiary of Japan Airlines. ... Ryukyu Air Commuter is an airline based in Japan. ...


Status levels are as follows:

  • JMB Crystal (Oneworld Ruby)
30,000 or more FOP, or 10,000 or more FOP and 30 or more EQS
  • JMB Sapphire (Oneworld Sapphire*)
50,000 or more FOP, or 15,000 or more FOP and 50 or more EQS
  • JGC Premier (Oneworld Emerald)
70,000 or more FOP, or 80 or more EQS (only qualified to JAL Global Club(JGC) members)
  • JMB Diamond (Oneworld Emerald)
100,000 or more FOP, or 120 or more EQS

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Freight and Airmail

JALCARGO is the brand of Japan Airline group's freight service. JAL is a member of the WOW Alliance on cargo. In the fiscal year ended on 31 March 2006 [9], domestically it carried 338,443 paid tonne-kilometres (tkm) of freight and 85,519 tkm of airmail. Internationally it carried 4,541,293 paid tkm of freight and 161,690 tkm of airmail. WOW Cargo Alliance is an global cargo alliance between Lufthansa Cargo, SAS Cargo, SIA Cargo and JAL Cargo. ... The units of transportation measurement describes the units of measure to measure the quantity and traffic of transportation used in transportation statistics, planning, and their related fields. ...


Incidents and accidents

  • In 1952, a Martin 2-0-2 of Japan Air Lines crashed, killing all 37 on board.[citation needed]
  • Japan Airlines Flight 472 was hijacked by the Japanese Red Army on September 28, 1977. The Douglas DC-8, en route from Paris to Haneda Airport in Tokyo with 156 people on board, stopped in Mumbai, India. Shortly after taking off from Mumbai, five armed JRA members hijacked the aircraft and ordered it flown to Dhaka, Bangladesh. At Dhaka, the hijackers took the passengers and crew hostage, demanding $6 million and the release of 9 imprisoned JRA members. A chartered JAL flight carried the money and 6 of the 9 imprisoned JRA members to Dhaka, where the exchange took place on October 2. The hijackers released 118 passengers and crewmembers, and all remaining hostages were freed later.
  • Japan Airlines Flight 715, a DC-8, crashed into a hill in bad weather while attempting to land at the Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport, on 27 September 1977. 34 people were killed when the aircraft broke on impact. 46 survived. [3]
  • On August 12, 1985, Flight 123, a Boeing 747 bound for Osaka International Airport, Itami/Toyonaka, lost all its hydraulic systems shortly after takeoff from Tokyo International Airport and, after attempting to limp back to Tokyo, crashed into Mount Takamagahara near Gunma Prefecture; it was the worst single-aircraft disaster in history (and it's as of 2007, the third deadliest air disaster in history, after the 9/11 hijackings and the KLM-Pan Am Tenerife collision); 520 out of 524 people on board died, one of them pregnant. Rescuers indicated that fewer people would have died if the rescuers gone straight to the crash site instead of waiting until the following morning.
  • On August 12, 2005 metal fragments fell in a Fukuoka residential area from a JALways' flight bound for Honolulu after an engine briefly caught fire. A boy and a man were injured by fragments. The incident also happened exactly 20 years after Japan Airlines Flight 123. The plane was forced to return to Fukuoka Airport. The sight of flames coming from the engine was captured by a NHK TV news crew which happened to be recording because the service to Hawaii is soon to be withdrawn as it is unprofitable. [4]
  • On April 2, 2007, Flight 329, a Boeing 777, carrying 259 people on board including Finance Minister Koji Omi made a safe emergency landing in Fukuoka, in south Japan after the plane's right engine had to be shut down due to overheating. There were no injuries.
  • They continue to fly beagle dogs from New York City to Japan to be used in deadly experiments, which has drawn much criticism from animal rights activists, who have repeatedly asked the airline to simply stop the live dog shipments.

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Livery

The JAL livery is called the "Arc of the Sun." The livery features the motif of a rising sun on a creamy parchment colored background. JAL is a strong supporter of UNICEF and expresses its support by having a "We Support UNICEF" logo on each of the airline's aircraft. UNICEF Logo The United Nations Childrens Fund or UNICEF (Arabic: ; French: ; Spanish: ) was established by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946. ...


JAL is known for adopting special liveries. 747 registration JA8908 carries an Adidas soccer livery. 747 registration JA8907 is the Matsui Jet, featuring the famous Japanese baseball player Hideki Matsui. The airline's Boeing 767-300, registration JA8253, is the Expo 2005 aircraft. Various aircraft in the JAL fleet carry a Yokoso Japan logo supporting the Visit Japan campaign. During late 2005, Japan Airlines began using a Boeing 777 (registration JA8941), featuring Japanese actor Shingo Katori on one side, and television series Saiyuki, along with its main character "Goku" on the other side [5] Adidas AG (ISIN: DE0005003404) is a major German sports apparel manufacturer, part of the Adidas Group, consisting of Reebok sportswear company, Taylormade golf company, Maxfli golf balls, and Adidas golf and is the second largest sportswear manufacturer in the world. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Hideki Godzilla Matsui , born June 12, 1974) is a Japanese Major League Baseball left fielder who plays for the New York Yankees. ... The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... A part of the Global Loop at Expo 2005 Expo with the Corporate Pavilions in the background Wonder Circus, the Electric Power Pavilion Expo 2005 was the Worlds Fair held in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, east of the city of Nagoya. ... The Japan National Tourist Organization (国際観光振興機構 Kokusai Kankō Shinkō Kikō) or JNTO provides information about Japan to promote travel to and in the country. ... Shingo Katori (香取 慎吾 Katori Shingo) is a member of SMAP, a very popular idol group from the agency Johnny & Associates. ... It has been suggested that Saiyuki Gaiden be merged into this article or section. ... A modern image of the traditional Son Goku, the Monkey King. ...


JALways' fleet includes some colourful Boeing 747 and DC-10 aircraft with "Reso'cha" titles. These aircraft are used on charter flights to holiday destinations in the Pacific, such as Hawaii. Reso'cha is a marketing abbreviation for Resort Charter. Reso'cha planes were formerly known as JAL Super Resort Express. Official language(s) English, Hawaiian Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 10,931 sq mi (29,311 km²)  - Width n/a miles (n/a km)  - Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km)  - % water 41. ...


JAL is repainting all its aircraft with the new livery but JAL, JAA and JALways aircraft can still be seen in their old liveries.


JAL is also known for its liveries featuring Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, as it is the official airline of the Tokyo Disney Resort. They sponsor the attraction Star Jets (not related to past Star Jets fleet with the old Red Crane livery), which feature a variation of the current livery on the ride vehicles. At one time there was more than 6 widebody aircraft painted with the special liveries. Tokyo Disneyland ) is one of two theme parks in the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, near Tokyo. ... Tokyo DisneySea ) is an 176 acre (714,000 m²) theme park at the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, just outside of Tokyo. ...


References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-04-03, pp. 96-97. 
  3. ^ IATA website - IATA Operational Safety Audit
  4. ^ Japan Airlines website - History
  5. ^ Japan Airlines Corporate Fleet Information
  6. ^ Airliner World, March 2005
  7. ^ Airliner World, September 2005
  8. ^ Japan Airlines Fleet Age
  9. ^ http://www.jal.com/ja/ir/finance/factbook/2006_03.xls
  10. ^ (2003). "Movements of the Japanese Red Army and the "Yodo-go" Group"" (PDF). National Police Agency, Japan. Retrieved on 2007-03-15.

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