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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 13, 2015
ANA taps Vice President Katanozaka as new CEO
ANA Holdings Inc. said Friday it has named Senior Executive Vice President Shinya Katanozaka as new president and chief executive, replacing Shinichiro Ito, effective April 1.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 9, 2015
Airlines benefit from clogged sea traffic
The U.S. military ordered yogurt and cottage cheese flown to forces in Japan and South Korea last month as a labor dispute began jamming up West Coast ports.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 29, 2015
Bankrupt Skymark begins search for sponsors
Skymark Airlines will try to find sponsors to stay afloat as it restructures but might drop unprofitable routes, new Skymark President Masakazu Arimori says.
BUSINESS
Jan 14, 2015
ANA eyes code-sharing with Skymark from March
All Nippon Airways Co. plans to start code-sharing with struggling Skymark Airlines Inc. from late March, a source said Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 16, 2014
Struggling Skymark Airlines in code-sharing talks with both ANA and JAL
Struggling Skymark Airlines Inc. has started talks with All Nippon Airways Co. over code-sharing after beginning similar discussions with rival Japan Airlines Co., sources close to the matter said Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 10, 2014
Skymark plans to request support from ANA
Struggling Skymark Airlines Inc. said Wednesday it is considering seeking assistance from All Nippon Airways Co. after facing criticism for its pursuit of a similar business alliance with Japan Airlines Co.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Nov 29, 2014
JAL-Skymark plan poses hazard to aviation market
With the government reluctant to push any tie-up, the outlook for the partnership that struggling Skymark Airlines Inc. is aggressively seeking to form with Japan Airlines Co. remains cloudy.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Nov 22, 2014
NTV's ideal announcer proves problematic
The current government wants women to demonstrate their full potential in the workplace, which means transcending gender roles and achieving occupational parity with their male counterparts.
BUSINESS / Markets
Oct 22, 2014
Ebola raises airline bond risk, similar to SARS scare
The bond risk of ANA Holdings Inc. rose the most of any company in Japan as the spread of Ebola to two health workers in the U.S. rekindled memories of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic in 2002 and 2003.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 3, 2014
ANA, Lufthansa to launch joint air shipping service
All Nippon Airways Co. and Lufthansa Cargo AG of Germany will launch a joint air cargo venture on routes between Japan and Europe, the two companies said Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 24, 2014
ANA to launch daily Haneda-Nagoya flights in October
All Nippon Airways Co. says it will launch daily round-trip flights between Tokyo's Haneda airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport starting Oct. 26 to better serve travelers going overseas from central Japan.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 3, 2014
New Haneda slots created a glut, JAL chief says
Japan Airlines Co. said the release of new operating slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport has created a capacity glut likely to persist for another 18 months, weighing on average fares and earnings.
Japan Times
TENNIS
May 31, 2014
Safarova ousts 2008 French Open champ Ivanovic
Former French Open title holder Ana Ivanovic was knocked out of the third round at Roland Garros as 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova got past fifth seed Petra Kvitova.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / ANALYSIS
Apr 24, 2014
JAL ups the ante against ANA via alliances
Japan Airlines is upbeat about oneworld's latest expansion because the revamped alliance will provide access to the burgeoning Latin American market and more flexibility on trans-Pacific routes.
BUSINESS
Mar 31, 2014
ANA Boeing 747 "jumbo jet" makes last flight
A Boeing 747 jet belonging to All Nippon Airways Co. touched down at Haneda airport in Tokyo on Monday afternoon following its final flight — bringing to an end nearly four decades of service as part of the nation's airlines.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / ANALYSIS
Mar 28, 2014
ANA boosts 787 in $16.6 billion Boeing shopping spree
ANA Holdings Inc. gave Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner a vote of confidence by ordering 14 more of the jets as part of a $16.6 billion shopping spree a year after regulators grounded the composite aircraft.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Feb 19, 2014
Osaka: What did you make of ANA's 'blond, big-nosed foreigner' ad?
All Nippon Airways caused quite a stir last month with the release of an ad many foreign residents found offensive. But what did foreigners and natives in Japan's comedy capital make of it
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / LABOR PAINS
Feb 12, 2014
ANA caricature speaks volumes about Japan's outdated mind-set
My personal opinion is that the ad is a disappointing anachronism, and a reminder of the parochial outlook of large Japanese corporations. The ad appeals to the facile formula that 'foreigner = white = blonde and big-nosed = English-speaking = globalization.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 12, 2014
Boeing woos ANA after JAL chooses Airbus
Boeing Co. said it's working "very hard" to secure an order from ANA Holdings Co. after its decadeslong dominance in Japan was challenged last year by a $9.5 billion aircraft deal for Airbus.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 31, 2014
More airlines to serve Myanmar
Japan and Myanmar have agreed to revise a bilateral aviation accord to allow more than one air carrier from each country to offer flights, the Foreign Ministry said.

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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