JAL probes another 787 battery incident

Jan 15, 2014

JAL probes another 787 battery incident

Japan Airlines is investigating what caused a battery on a Boeing 787 to emit smoke during preflight maintenance, a year after a fire on one of the carrier’s Dream­lin­ers helped spur the grounding of the global fleet.

Dec 2, 2013

Airlines urged to defy China's ADIZ

by Mizuho Aoki

The government repeats that it will continue to urge Japan's airlines not to comply with the rules laid down in China's recently, unilaterally declared air defense identification zone over the East China Sea.

ANA, JAL, Peach now disregard China ADIZ

Nov 27, 2013

ANA, JAL, Peach now disregard China ADIZ

ANA Holdings Inc. and Japan Airlines Co., the nation’s largest carriers, flew through China’s newly declared air defense identification zone without notifying the country after Japan asked airlines to stop giving flight information to China. ANA’s flight from Tokyo touched down in Taipei at ...

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 ...