• Bloomberg


Japan Airlines Corp., Asia’s most indebted carrier, said 180 managers more than expected will take early retirement by the end of next month as the carrier cuts labor costs in its quest to return to profit.

The airline is also seeking voluntary retirement from 900 cabin attendants with 15 years of service and as young as 50 years old by the end of March, according to a statement by the Tokyo-based carrier received by e-mail Friday.

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