Japan Airlines

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Japan Airlines
日本航空株式会社
Nihon Kōkū Kabushiki-gaisha
IATA ICAO Callsign
JL JAL JAPAN AIR[1]
Founded1 August 1951; 71 years ago (1951-08-01) (as Japan Air Lines)
Commenced operations25 October 1951; 71 years ago (1951-10-25)
Hubs
Secondary hubs
  • Osaka–Itami
  • Osaka–Kansai
Focus cities
  • Fukuoka
  • Naha/Okinawa
  • Nagoya–Centrair
  • New Chitose Airport
  • Sapporo–Chitose
Frequent-flyer program
  • JAL Mileage Bank
  • JAL Global Club
AllianceOneworld
Subsidiaries
  • J-Air
  • Japan Air Commuter (60.00%)
  • Japan Transocean Air (72.8%)
  • Jetstar Japan (33.3%)
  • Hokkaido Air System (57.3%)
  • Ryukyu Air Commuter
  • ZIPAIR Tokyo
Fleet size156
Destinations92
Parent company
5 controlling shareholders, mostly investment trust management banks[2]
  • Japan Trustee Services Bank (15.32%)
  • The Master Trust Bank of Japan (6.53%)
  • Kyocera (2.18%)
  • State Street Bank and Trust Company investment account 505001 (1.45%)
  • Daiwa Securities Group (1.43%)
Traded asTYO: 9201
Template:OTC Pink
TOPIX Large 70 component
HeadquartersShinagawa, Tokyo
Key people
  • Yoshiharu Ueki (Chairman & Representative Director)
  • Yuji Akasaka (President & CEO)[3][4]
RevenueDecrease JP¥1,411,230 million (fiscal year 2019)[5]
Operating incomeDecrease JP¥96,513 million (fiscal year 2019)[5]
Net incomeDecrease JP¥57,441 million (fiscal year 2019)[5]
Websitejal.com

Japan Airlines (Japanese: 日本航空) is an airline founded in 1951. Its headquarters are in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan. The airline and four of its sub-airlines (J-Air, JAL Express, JALways, and Japan Transocean Air) are members of the Oneworld airline alliance. Japan Airlines currently goes to over 90 destinations. [6]

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Japan Airlines began on August 1, 1951. In 1954, it started international flights. It bought its first jet aircraft in 1968, the Douglas DC-8. Japan Air System merged with Japan Airlines in 2002. In 2007, it joined the Oneworld alliance. In January 2010, Japan Airlines declared bankruptcy. [7] British Airways and Qantas helped the airline pay off debts. [8] It finally rose from bankruptcy in April 2011. [9]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "JO 7340.2J - Contractions - Including Change 1" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 10 October 2019. p. 3-1-50. Retrieved 22 November 2019.
  2. "Official stockholder information". Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  3. "Breaking News - Money". The Straits Times. Archived from the original on 29 February 2012. Retrieved 1 October 2012.
  4. Executive Officers Corporate Information, Japan Airlines
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Consolidated Financial Statements Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd. and Subsidiaries (PDF) (Report). Japan Airlines. June 2020. p. 3. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  6. "Japan Airlines New Zealand | Cheap Japan Airlines Flights Guide". Archived from the original on 2015-07-06. Retrieved 2015-06-02.
  7. "Japan Airlines files for $25 billion bankruptcy". 19 January 2010 – via www.reuters.com.
  8. "JAL to tap Qantas, other Oneworld partners for $6 billion IPO: sources". 29 March 2012 – via www.reuters.com.
  9. "JAL, emerged from bankruptcy, takes more bullish profit outlook than ANA". CAPA - Centre for Aviation.

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