• Kyodo News


Japan Airlines Corp. has set a deadline of Jan. 12 for securing approval from retirees for proposed cuts to their pension benefits, a key step for the carrier to receive state aid for restructuring, sources said Friday.

The struggling airline will send letters to each retiree this week seeking their consent for the pension cut plan, as well as outlining the amount their pension benefits will be reduced, the sources said.

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