Cosmetics firm Shiseido rolls out smile-rating app

Jun 23, 2016

Cosmetics firm Shiseido rolls out smile-rating app

How do you know if you’ve got that winning smile? There’s an app for that. Japanese cosmetics firm Shiseido says it has come up with a system to rate a person’s smile by measuring facial movements. Users look into a tablet device with the ...

System trouble grounds JAL's domestic flights, affects travelers

Apr 1, 2016

System trouble grounds JAL's domestic flights, affects travelers

A glitch in Japan Airlines Co.’s weight management system led to the cancellation of 46 domestic flights to and from Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Friday, affecting about 6,700 passengers, the company said. The trouble occurred at around 7:50 a.m., prompting JAL to deploy an ...

Apr 7, 2015

Landing gear problem prompts JAL 787 to return to Moscow

A Japan Airlines passenger aircraft, a Boeing 787 service bound for Tokyo, returned to a Moscow airport and made an emergency landing Monday just after taking off because of a landing gear problem, RIA Novosti news agency said. Japan Airlines said no one was ...

Precedents of pilots downing their planes

Mar 27, 2015

Precedents of pilots downing their planes

Investigators believe the co-pilot of a German airliner deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps earlier this week, killing all 150 people aboard. While rare, there have been previous such incidents in which a pilot or co-pilot have brought down an aircraft. — ...

Government panel to launch review of JAL bailout

Aug 20, 2014

Government panel to launch review of JAL bailout

A new government panel is due to begin a review of the financial support given to Japan Airlines, or JAL, as part of a bailout package under the previous administration. The review, which will start next month, is taking place in response to criticism ...