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BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 28, 2016
Skymark exits bankruptcy, predicts first profit in three years
Skymark Airlines Inc. exited bankruptcy administration and forecast its first operating profit in three years after reducing its fleet, cutting routes and securing new funding.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 25, 2016
Skymark expected to return to black
Struggling Skymark Airlines Inc. is expected to return to the black in the fiscal year ending on Thursday by posting an operating profit of more than ¥1.5 billion ($13 million), sources familiar with the matter said Friday.
Japan Times
Mar 22, 2016
ANA system glitch grounds 10,000 domestic passengers, is resolved three hours later
A failure of All Nippon Airways' check-in systems at 50 airports across the nation led to the cancellation of dozens of domestic flights Tuesday affecting over 10,000 passengers.
Japan Times
Feb 9, 2016
ANA to pare Komatsu flights due to 50% fall in passengers after shinkansen line debut
Japanese airline passengers are voting with their feet since the opening of a new bullet-train route. The number of passengers flying to Komatsu airport in Ishikawa Prefecture, the seventh-busiest route operated by ANA Holdings Inc., dropped as much as 50 percent after a new rail link opened last March...
Japan Times
Feb 6, 2016
Students storm Diet; families flee New York amid tensions; ANA plane crashes; scores volunteer for Mideast mission
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 25, 2016
Skymark looks to delay code-sharing deal with ANA as business picks up
Struggling Skymark Airlines Inc. will likely delay a code-sharing deal with All Nippon Airways Co. as a result of the carrier's improved performance, sources have said.
Japan Times
Jan 23, 2016
Murray victory overshadowed by father-in-law's collapse
The Australian Open was rocked late on Saturday when Andy Murray's father-in-law Nigel Sears collapsed during a match at Rod Laver Arena, overshadowing the world No. 2's advance to the fourth round.
Japan Times
Jan 19, 2016
Japanese airlines to cut fuel surcharges as oil prices slump
The nation's airlines are set to remove fuel surcharges with oil trading around a 12-year low, ending a decade of high jet kerosene costs that had added as much as ¥66,000 to the price of a round-trip ticket to the U.S. or Europe.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 12, 2016
Cash-rich ANA offered 8.8% stake in Vietnam Air
Vietnam Airlines Corp. will sell an 8.8 percent stake to ANA Holdings Inc., owner of Japan's biggest airline, for $108 million, the companies announced Tuesday.
Japan Times
Jan 8, 2016
Haneda, Itami airports top global punctuality list; JAL, ANA crack top five airlines
Two of Japan's airports were the world's most punctual in 2015, and two of its airlines were among the world's top five, OAG Aviation's annual report says.
Jan 1, 2016
ANA to buy three Airbus A380 superjumbo jets
ANA Holdings Inc. is planning to buy three A380 superjumbo jets from Airbus S.A.S., becoming the first Japanese airline to introduce the aircraft, sources said Friday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 1, 2015
ANA to use Euglena jet fuel made from green algae at Japan plant
ANA Holdings Inc., the nation's largest airline, plans to use a Euglena Co. biofuel made from algae as the supplier builds a demonstration plant in Yokohama.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 20, 2015
In first, ANA to accept 15 Myanmar trainees starting later this month
ANA Holdings Inc. will accept 15 Myanmar trainees starting at the end of this month to work in ground services at Narita airport, including in operating passenger boarding bridges and loading cargo.
Japan Times
Nov 13, 2015
ANA sends 'Star Wars' fans into hyperdrive
Guests got a sneak peek of All Nippon Airways' "Star Wars"-themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft and were able to take photos of the business class section during a special fan event at Singapore's Changi Airport on Thursday, Nov. 12. The aircraft was opened to the media for its first Asian stop...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Oct 30, 2015
'Star Wars' paint job Show ANA ambition as Japan markets applaud
ANA Holdings Inc.'s bond risk jumped last year as the company announced its biggest-ever order for new aircraft. Now Japan's largest airline is being rewarded for the bravado that saw it give its fleet "Star Wars" paint jobs.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 25, 2015
ANA targets business travelers with launch of daily Narita-Brussels flight
All Nippon Airways Co. launched a service Sunday between Narita airport and Brussels, making the Belgian capital and home of the European Union its sixth European destination.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 3, 2015
ANA joins Star Wars hype to raise profile in U.S.
Japan's largest airline is enlisting the help of the Star Wars film franchise to promote itself in the United States, one of its most heavily served markets.
Japan Times
Sep 25, 2015
Cibulkova shines in hard-fought victory over Ivanovic
Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova scored a shock win over former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic at the Pan Pacific Open on Friday, booking a semifinal spot with a straight-sets victory at the Ariake Tennis Forest Park.
Sep 20, 2015
Ishikawa victorious at ANA Open
U.S. tour regular Ryo Ishikawa captured the ANA Open on Sunday by two strokes to win his 12th title on Japan's domestic JGTO tour.
Japan Times
Sep 16, 2015
Japan flying surplus fish across Asia as domestic demand falls
The country that gave the world sushi now finds itself with too much fish.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan