Japan's airlines to obey contentious China ADIZ rules

Nov 26, 2013

Japan's airlines to obey contentious China ADIZ rules

Japanese airlines said Tuesday they will follow rules set by China when it declared an air defense identification zone over the East China Sea, even as Tokyo said they should ignore them since the ADIZ covers Japan-controlled territory and overlaps Japan’s zone. All Nippon ...

Nov 25, 2013

ANA, JAL begin to submit flight plans for China defense zone

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines have begun to submit flight plans to China for their aircraft to pass the country’s newly set air defense identification zone over the East China Sea, informed sources said Monday. Although the Japanese government does not recognize the ...

Boeing warns of ice risk for GE-powered 787s

Nov 25, 2013

Boeing warns of ice risk for GE-powered 787s

by Chris Cooper

Boeing Co. told airlines that some Dreamliners with General Electric Co. engines must bypass thunderstorms as a precautionary measure, the latest advisory on the 787 that was grounded globally earlier this year. Dreamliners, powered by the GEnx engines, must avoid flying within 50 nautical ...

Oct 5, 2013

JAL miffed over slots at Haneda

Japan Airlines Co. has asked the transport ministry to reconsider new slot allocations at Haneda airport in Tokyo after the carrier, which had to be bailed out of bankruptcy with public funds, received fewer departure and arrival slots than archrival All Nippon Airways Co. ...

ANA lands 11 Haneda slots; JAL is given five

Oct 2, 2013

ANA lands 11 Haneda slots; JAL is given five

The transport ministry said Wednesday that All Nippon Airways Co. will receive 11 slots in the expanded international flight schedule next March at Tokyo’s Haneda airport while Japan Airlines Co. will get five. ANA has been lobbying for a “fair” allocation of the new ...

JAL- ANA fight over Haneda slots draws in U.S. carriers

Oct 1, 2013

JAL- ANA fight over Haneda slots draws in U.S. carriers

Japan Airlines Co. and ANA Holdings Inc.’s fight over additional slots at Tokyo’s Haneda airport is widening to include global airline partnerships seeking access to fly businesspeople right into the heart of the capital. Haneda, Asia’s second-busiest airport, is set to gain about 40 ...