Airliner Virgin Australia applies for slot at Haneda Airport

Business / Corporate Sep 25, 2019

Airliner Virgin Australia applies for slot at Haneda Airport

Airliner Virgin Australia has applied for the allocation of a landing and departure slot at Haneda Airport. The airline submitted the application to the International Air Services Commission, the Australian government organ said Wednesday. If it wins the slot, the Australian carrier would achieve entry ...

Editorials Apr 7, 2018

Train more commercial pilots

Sharp increases in air transportation have led to an acute shortage of pilots in Japan and other countries. The problem needs to be addressed before it grows any more serious.

ANA, JAL seek to stand out with diverse in-flight meals

Business / Corporate Jul 27, 2017

ANA, JAL seek to stand out with diverse in-flight meals

Major carriers All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines are offering more options for in-flight meals amid a rise in foreign passengers and fierce competition with low-cost carriers, the companies said. ANA said that 30 years ago, most passengers on its international flights were Japanese. But ...

Business Jul 2, 2015

U.S. probes whether airlines collude to keep airfares high

The U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday it is investigating whether U.S. airlines worked together illegally to keep airfares high by signaling plans to limit flights. The Justice Department wrote to major U.S. air carriers demanding that they detail decisions to limit the number ...