Japan Airlines Corp. President Haruka Nishimatsu on Thursday asked transport minister Seiji Maehara for a capital injection of public funds to keep the troubled carrier flying.

However, Maehara later told the press he was not convinced JAL’s rehabilitation plan will work and said it “lacks specifics and feasibility.”

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