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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.
JAPAN
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.
A Japan Airlines passenger aircraft at Haneda Airport in Tokyo
JAPAN
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.
Japan Airlines has reported third-quarter income that beat average analyst estimates.
BUSINESS
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.
Mitsuko Tottori (right), incoming president of Japan Airlines, and Yuji Akasaka, outgoing president, during a news conference in Tokyo on Jan. 17
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 31, 2024
Japan opens door to more women directors, but managers still rare
Women account for only 13.4% of directors and executive officers at the 1,836 firms listed on the TSE's Prime market, and of these 13% are internal hires.
Japan Airlines launched a new project in March 2021 in which about 1,000 flight attendants engage in promoting tourist resources in Japan's 47 prefectures.
JAPAN / Society
Jan 22, 2024
Regional business creators system picks up steam in Japan
The system allows local governments to leverage private-sector know-how in areas including tourism promotion and digitalization.
Mitsuko Tottori (right), incoming president of Japan Airlines, speaks alongside Yuji Akasaka, the outgoing president, during a news conference in Tokyo on Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 17, 2024
Japan Airlines names former flight attendant as first female president
Mitsuko Tottori, a senior managing executive officer who joined JAL in 1985, will become president from April 1, the firm said in a statement.
Police investigators and firefighters examine a burnt-out Japan Coast Guard aircraft on a runway at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Jan. 3, the day after its deadly collision with a Japan Airlines jetliner.
JAPAN
Jan 11, 2024
Japan runway incursion measures not shared suitably with coast guard
In a Jan. 2 collision between a coast guard aircraft and a Japan Airlines jetliner, experts have pointed out the possibility that the former mistakenly entered the runway.
Wreckage from a Japan Airlines jetliner that collided with a Japan Coast Guard aircraft at Tokyo's Haneda Airport in a hangar on Jan. 7
JAPAN
Jan 10, 2024
JAL to preserve part of aircraft from Haneda Airport collision
If the airline goes ahead with the move, it is likely to keep only a selected portion of the remains of its aircraft due to the extensive damage suffered.
A Japan Airlines aircraft taxis past the wreckage of the company's passenger jet that collided with a Japan Coast Guard plane on Jan. 2, at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Friday.
JAPAN
Jan 9, 2024
Japan unveils new safety measures following Haneda Airport collision
The plan includes changes to how orders should be sent out from the control tower.
A Japan Airlines plane takes off from the reopened Runway C at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Monday.
JAPAN
Jan 8, 2024
Runway at Tokyo's Haneda reopens after JAL jetliner collision
The runway was reopened after the removal of the wreckage of the Japan Airlines passenger jet and the completion of repairs.
Smoke rises from the wreckage of a Japan Airlines passenger jet that collided Jan. 2 with a Japan Coast Guard plane at Haneda Airport in Tokyo.
JAPAN
Jan 7, 2024
Stop lights out of service at time of Haneda airport collision
The Haneda Airport's C runway has been closed since the accident. It will be reopened Monday, Japan's transport ministry said.
The remains of a shopping district that caught fire in the city of Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, due to the New Year's Day earthquake
EDITORIALS
Jan 5, 2024
Japan ushers in a bruising beginning for 2024
Japan has learned from past disasters and mistakes and must continue to do so.
A photo supplied by a passenger shows passengers evacuating as a Japan Airlines aircraft burns on a runway at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Tuesday.
JAPAN
Jan 5, 2024
Crew's quick decisions behind safe escape from burning JAL plane
With only three of the eight exits usable, cabin crew had to carry out a rapid evacuation.
Officials work on Tuesday near what appears to be the wreckage of a Japan Coast Guard aircraft that collided with a Japan Airlines plane at Haneda Airport.
JAPAN
Jan 5, 2024
Coast Guard plane stopped on runway for 40 seconds before collision
The coast guard aircraft proceeded onto the runway although it did not gain permission from an air traffic controller, sources said.
Authorities examine the burned wreckage of a Japan Airlines passenger plane at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Thursday.
JAPAN
Jan 4, 2024
Details emerge about moments before deadly Haneda Airport collision
Key questions remain unanswered as transcript sheds light on communications between control tower and the two jets involved in the accident.
Cancelled or delayed flights are on display at Haneda Airport's departure lobby on Thursday.
JAPAN
Jan 4, 2024
Passengers stranded after Haneda collision forces dozens of cancellations
Haneda Airport kept the affected runway closed on Thursday, leading to cancellations by JAL and ANA that affected several domestic flights.
The burned wreckage of a Japan Airlines passenger plane lies on the tarmac at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Wednesday. AFP-JIJI
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jan 4, 2024
One of aviation’s biggest challenges played out on a Tokyo runway
Authorities across the globe are aware of the need to prevent runway incursions — lessons from the Haneda crash may bring us a step closer to eliminating them.
A man looks out at the burnt wreckage of a Japan Airlines passenger plane on the tarmac at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 4, 2024
Japan Airlines estimates loss of about $105 million from collision
The loss of the aircraft will be covered by insurance, the company said, adding it was assessing the impact on its fiscal 2023 earnings forecast.
Officials examine the burned wreckage of a Japan Airlines passenger plane on the tarmac at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Wednesday.
JAPAN
Jan 3, 2024
A collision, a jet on fire and a 'miracle' evacuation in Tokyo
Passengers and aviation experts are crediting the disciplined response of both staff and travelers for what’s being called a miracle evacuation.
A Japan Airlines (JAL) passenger plane burns on the tarmac at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Tuesday.
JAPAN
Jan 3, 2024
Runway safety concerns in focus as Japan probes Tokyo crash
The collision of two airplanes at Haneda Airport comes just weeks after the global airline industry heard fresh warnings about runway safety.

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