• Kyodo News


The government plans to guarantee about 80 percent of the repayment of an emergency loan to Japan Airlines to be extended by the government-backed Development Bank of Japan, officials said Monday.

The plan was confirmed at a meeting between transport minister Kazuyoshi Kaneko, Chief Cabinet Secretary Takeo Kawamura and Finance Minister Kaoru Yosano in line with a policy to supervise the business turnaround of Japan’s largest airline.

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