• Bloomberg


Japan Airlines Corp., Asia’s largest carrier by sales, said Friday it reached an agreement with its largest union to cut workers’ pay by 5 percent from October, helping the airline reduce labor costs as fuel prices soar.

The JAL Workers’ Union agreed to the carrier’s request Thursday, JAL spokesman Atsushi Abe said in Tokyo. The agreement covers 17,000 workers, the Nikkei newspaper reported earlier.

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