Tag - airlines



A relative of a missing passenger on MH370, in Beijing on the one year anniversary of the aircraft's disappearance.
Feb 23, 2024
A decade after MH370, planes still at risk of vanishing off the map
An industrywide push to eliminate the chances of a similar case has been stymied by bureaucracy and financial pressure.
The Japan Pavillion is seen at the Singapore Airshow on Wednesday.
Feb 21, 2024
At top airshow, Japanese firms explore defense export opportunities
They are offering a diverse and sophisticated range of products following a revision of guidelines on defense equipment and technology transfer.
ANA said the cheating involving 78 of its drivers took place between August 2022 and February 2024 while JAL said 11 drivers of its drivers cheated on tests conducted between May 2022 and January 2024.
Feb 21, 2024
Japanese airlines say baggage car drivers cheated on written exam
ANA Holdings and Japan Airlines said their subsidiaries allowed workers at Haneda Airport to cheat on the test to obtain driving licenses.
China's C919 — the country's first domestically developed large, narrow-body passenger aircraft, is displayed at the Singapore Air Show on Tuesday.
Feb 20, 2024
China debuts C919 aircraft in Singapore, but can it challenge Boeing and Airbus?
The Asian powerhouse hopes the country's first domestically developed large, narrow-body passenger aircraft will help it break into new markets.
Star Flyer began allowing owners to bring certain pets into cabins on some routes in 2022.
Feb 15, 2024
Haneda plane collision prompts discussion about pets on flights
Most domestic airlines ban the carrying of pets in airplane cabins, out of consideration for those with allergies.
A Japan Airlines passenger aircraft at Haneda Airport in Tokyo
Feb 14, 2024
JAL plane crossed runway stop line at U.S. airport
The aircraft crossed the stop line in front of the runway at San Diego International Airport just after noon on Feb. 6.
An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft lands at Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan, on Dec. 20, 2023.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 14, 2024
Korean Air wins EU’s approval for $1.4 billion Asiana deal
Korean Air is expected to be ranked as one of the world’s top 10 airlines once the deal is completed.
Boeing 737 Max airplanes on the tarmac at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, in 2019
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 10, 2024
How production pressures plunged Boeing into yet another crisis
Soul-searching about quality controls and plunged Boeing into its second safety crisis in five years.
AirJapan officials take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Narita Airport in Chiba Prefecture on Friday,
Feb 9, 2024
ANA launches new medium-haul low-cost carrier targeting Asian tourists
All Nippon Airways said AirJapan will operate six round-trip flights per week between Narita Airport near Tokyo and Bangkok.
A Japan Airlines jet is on fire at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Jan. 2.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 7, 2024
Japan air traffic controllers call for 'significant' staff increase
Last year, the number of air traffic control staff in Japan dropped to its lowest level in at least 19 years, according to transport ministry data.
Snow falls over the Shibuya scramble crossing in Tokyo on Monday evening.
Feb 6, 2024
Heavy snow in Tokyo area impacts morning commute, injures 120
Some train lines in the Tokyo area were suspended as of Tuesday morning, with many others facing delays.
Snow falls outside Sensoji Temple in Tokyo on Monday.
Feb 5, 2024
Heavy snow falls in Tokyo and wider region, impacting transport networks
While the snowfall may peak overnight, those commuting on Tuesday morning are likely to encounter icy roads and impacts on trains or roadways.
A Boeing 737 Max 7 during an FAA evaluation flight at Boeing Field in Seattle in September 2020
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 3, 2024
How a roller-coaster week left Boeing's credibility on the line
The tumult is not over. U.S. investigators are soon expected to release a preliminary report on the Jan. 5 Alaska Airlines blowout.
Japan Airlines has reported third-quarter income that beat average analyst estimates.
Feb 2, 2024
JAL expects ¥2 billion in lost revenue due to Haneda jet crash
JAL said Friday the amount also includes losses incurred from having to take the A350 out of service.
Curbs on Boeing production in the wake of a mid-air blowout is adding to pressures forcing airlines to fly older planes for longer.
Feb 2, 2024
Boeing 737 Max crisis adds to high demand for older planes
Curbs on Boeing production in the wake of a mid-air blowout are adding to pressures forcing firms to fly older planes for longer.
The cancellation of an ANA flight is shown on a flight information board at Osaka's Itami airport on Thursday.
JAPAN / Society
Feb 1, 2024
No injuries as wing tips of passenger jets touch at airport in Osaka
The incident is the latest in a series of recent aviation mishaps, which has included a deadly collision between a passenger jet and a coast guard plane.
Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft under construction in Renton, Washington, in 2017
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 30, 2024
Boeing under a microscope for safety issues as it reports results
Boeing shares have fallen 21% this month, putting them on track for their worst January since at least 2017.
China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft at Boeing facilities in 2019. Between 2018 and 2022, Chinese customers booked only 25 Boeing planes, with sales dominated by cargo aircraft, according to Boeing data.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 25, 2024
Boeing delivers 737 Max jet to China in vote of confidence
It's unclear whether the event represents a real reset of the planemaker's relationship with Beijing or a temporary political concession.
A Cathay Pacific Airways aircraft prepares to land at Hong Kong International Airport. Data shows that major airlines produce almost twice as much emissions for every passenger they carry than low-cost carriers.
ENVIRONMENT / Sustainability
Jan 23, 2024
No-frills flying emerges as air travel’s painful, greener future
Budget airlines’ obsession with lowering weight to save fuel happens to produce the best emissions metrics in the skies.
All Nippon Airways airplanes at Haneda Airport in Tokyo
Jan 17, 2024
U.S.-bound ANA plane turns back after man bites flight attendant
The passenger, reported to be 55-year-old American man, allegedly sunk his teeth into the flight attendant's arm while "heavily drunk," leaving her mildly injured.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves