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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 24, 2020
Japan prefers piecemeal approach over big bailout for carrier ANA
The approach marks a stark contrast to the bold moves other countries have made to protect flagship carriers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 22, 2020
Pandemic-hit ANA expects record net loss of around ¥530 billion
The company said the number of passengers for its international flights plunged 96% in the five months through August from a year earlier.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 14, 2020
ANA eyes 5% monthly wage cut as part of cost-saving amid pandemic
The major airline will also start offering early retirement at the end of next March by increasing severance pay from Oct. 14.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 10, 2020
ANA to allow staff to take on part-time work amid pandemic
All Nippon Airways Co. will allow its employees to take on a wider range of side jobs as it looks to help them supplement primary incomes that have been slashed amid the coronavirus pandemic, sources familiar with the plan said Saturday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 28, 2020
ANA sees largest intraday drop in Tokyo trading since April 1
ANA Holdings Inc. tumbled as much as 8.5 percent in Tokyo trading Monday, its largest intraday drop since April 1, after a report the airline is considering raising ¥200 billion ($1.9 billion) through a public share offering.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 20, 2020
The final frontier? Firms to develop cosmetics for use in outer space by 2023
They said CosmoSkin aims to create cosmetics that feel comfortable on the skin even in the extremely dry, zero-gravity conditions of space.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 17, 2020
Travelers snap up Asian airlines' scenic 'flights to nowhere'
Airlines including EVA Airways Corp. and ANA Holdings Inc., desperate for revenue and to keep their pilots' licenses current, are turning to a new revenue stream.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 8, 2020
ANA to resume flights to Hawaii in October for first time in six months
The carrier has decided to operate two round trips in the month between Narita and Honolulu, mainly targeting people who wish to travel for business or to study abroad.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 29, 2020
ANA chief vows to push reform agenda amid pandemic struggles
CEO and President Shinya Katanozaka is relying on credit worth u00a51 trillion to recover from a record u00a558.7 billion loss in the first fiscal quarter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jun 13, 2020
Pandemic hampers pilot training as aviator shortage looms in graying Japan
The pilots trained during the bubble economy will start retiring around 2030, and airlines are racing to train replacements even as the industry's propsects dim.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 9, 2020
Japan's budget airlines face business model challenges in post-pandemic world
With the airline industry struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic, the situation is particularly worrisome for low-cost airlines, which rely on high seat occupancy and aircraft operating rates.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Jun 6, 2020
Japan Times 1995: Police storm jet, rescue hostages in Hokkaido
Riot police storm a hijacked All Nippon Airways jumbo jet in dramatic predawn rescue, rescuing 364 captives to end a nearly 16-hour standoff.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 25, 2020
Japan's ANA leads way as masks become new normal in virus-era air travel
From June, All Nippon Airways will require all passengers to wear face masks inside airports and aboard aircraft.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 11, 2020
Sony and ANA to jointly develop remotely controlled avatar robots
With the new coronavirus pandemic restricting human contact, the two companies hope to use the robots in a wide range of situations such as teleworking.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 11, 2020
In virus-hit Japan, cabs deliver ¥32,000 steaks and boxes occupy plane seats
Transportation companies get creative in expanding delivery options to generate revenue as virus negatively impacts bottom lines.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 9, 2020
ANA eases dress code mandating high heels for female employees
All Nippon Airways Co. has eased its company dress code that mandated female cabin attendants and ground staff wear high heels, the company has said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 6, 2020
Air travel demand unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels quickly
The industry has been especially hard hit by the crisis, which prompted many countries to impose travel restrictions and airlines to cut back on flights.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 1, 2020
ANA to be reprimanded over pilot's drinking
The business improvement order is the third-most serious type of punishment, behind having a business license revoked and a business suspension.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 30, 2020
Airlines remodel idle passenger planes into air freighters to keep cargo moving
Growing demand for distribution of emergency supplies, such as face masks, around the globe is also prompting aviation firms to make such moves.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 28, 2020
ANA reports biggest quarterly group net loss in January-March period
The company said its group net profit in the business year ended March plunged 75.0 percent from a year earlier to u00a527.66 billion.

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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