Delta's Japan chief sets out benefits of Skymark alliance

Jul 22, 2015

Delta's Japan chief sets out benefits of Skymark alliance

Masaru Morimoto, head of Delta Air Lines’ Japanese unit, has said the U.S. carrier plans to play a major role in the rehabilitation of Skymark Airlines by advising it in areas such as customer service. “Skymark can better vie with Japan Airlines and All ...

Typhoon Nangka leaves two dead; 550,000 told to flee

Jul 17, 2015

Typhoon Nangka leaves two dead; 550,000 told to flee

Two died, evacuation orders and recommendations were issued to some 555,000 people, and 32 people sustained injuries of varying degrees nationwide Friday as Typhoon Nangka headed north over Shikoku toward the Chugoku region in western Honshu. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said that ...

Delta to serve as Skymark sponsor under creditor's revival plan

Jul 15, 2015

Delta to serve as Skymark sponsor under creditor's revival plan

Delta Air Lines Inc. would become a minority shareholder in Skymark Airlines Inc. under a rehabilitation proposal put forward by the bankrupt Japanese carrier’s biggest creditor, forcing investors to choose between competing plans at a key meeting in early August. Under the plan proposed ...

Jun 12, 2015

ANA launches daily Narita-Houston flights

All Nippon Airways launched a route Friday connecting Narita International Airport with Houston. The route will have one round trip per day, using a Boeing 777-300ER with 250 seats. ANA is looking to attract business users going to the southern United States, a hub ...

Jun 9, 2015

ANA may fly more 'Star Wars'-themed planes

All Nippon Airways Co. may fly at least two “Star Wars”-themed planes on international routes, instead of the previously announced one, ANA President Osamu Shinobe said. A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft painted like the popular robot character R2-D2 and carrying the “Star Wars” logo ...

Jun 5, 2015

Major Skymark creditor approaches Delta over rehabilitation

Intrepid Aviation, the largest creditor of Skymark Airlines Inc., has approached Delta Air Lines Inc. about cooperating on rehabilitating the bankrupt Japanese carrier, a Delta source said Friday. Intrepid has opposed a Skymark rehabilitation plan that would tap ANA Holdings Inc. as a rehabilitation ...

Two banks to buy 33.4% stake in bankrupt Skymark

May 19, 2015

Two banks to buy 33.4% stake in bankrupt Skymark

The Development Bank of Japan and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. are in the final stages of negotiations to purchase a combined 33.4 percent stake in the rehabilitation of bankrupt Skymark Airlines Inc., sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. With a combined stake of ...