National Jun 8, 2019

JAL unit cancels two flights after pilot fails alcohol test

Japan Airlines group company Japan Transocean Air canceled two flights Saturday after alcohol was detected when a pilot was tested, JAL officials said. A total of 283 passengers were affected by the cancellation. According to JAL, the male pilot tested positive in the preflight alcohol test ...

Comprehensive sake study group formed in Niigata

National Mar 21, 2019

Comprehensive sake study group formed in Niigata

A group has been formed in the city of Niigata to promote comprehensive study on sake from an academic perspective. Domestic sake consumption is on a declining trend after a recent boom. Meanwhile, tours to visit breweries and taste local sake are drawing attention from ...