Japan Airlines

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Japan Airlines 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. [1]

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Japan Airlines began on August 1, 1951. In 1954, it started international flights. It bought it's 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. [2] British Airways and Qantas helped the airline pay off debts. [3] It finally rose from bankruptcy in April 2011. [4]

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