JAL completes successful 787 test

May 3, 2013

JAL completes successful 787 test

Japan Airlines conducts its first test flight of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner since the aircraft was grounded worldwide, with an eye to resuming commercial flights in June.

Boeing takes out full-page ads to repair reputation

May 1, 2013

Boeing takes out full-page ads to repair reputation

Boeing on Monday took out full-page advertisements in major Japanese newspapers as it tries to piece together its reputation in the wake of the worldwide Dreamliner grounding. The U.S. manufacturer is fighting a rear-guard action in Japan, the biggest single market for its troubled ...

Alleged cyberriddler charged with making JAL bomb threat

Mar 23, 2013

Alleged cyberriddler charged with making JAL bomb threat

The alleged cyberriddler accused of issuing online threats that triggered four false arrests last year was indicted Friday afternoon over a bomb threat sent to Japan Airlines from a hijacked computer in Osaka Prefecture, prosecutors said. The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office charged Yusuke ...

Inamori set to leave JAL board

Mar 8, 2013

Inamori set to leave JAL board

Japan Airlines Co. Chairman Emeritus Kazuo Inamori will retire from JAL’s board of directors on March 31, effectively giving its management a freer hand, a source said Thursday. Although Inamori will retain the honorary chairmanship, his duties will be limited to advising the management ...