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2008-08-07 18:01:12

Tokyo, Aug. 7 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines said Thursday it returned to operating profit in April-June thanks to benefits of restructuring efforts and brisk demand for flights to the United States and Europe. The result represents the airline's first operating profit for the fiscal first quarter since its business integration with Japan Air System in October 2002. The company reported a group operating profit of 3,914 million yen for the latest quarter, a turnaround from a loss of 8,546...

2008-08-07 18:01:12

Tokyo, Aug. 7 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines said Thursday it will scrap or reduce flight services on a total of 16 domestic and three international routes between October and March, a drastic cutback in response to steep rises in fuel costs. The major Japanese airline, meanwhile, plans to increase flights on five domestic and four international routes, it said. In Japan, JAL is due to end services on 12 routes, including those connecting Kansai International Airport near Osaka to the...

2008-08-06 18:00:23

Tokyo, Aug. 6 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines is set on Thursday to announce plans to scrap or reduce flight services on a total of 16 domestic and five international routes between October and March, a drastic cutback that comes in response to steep rises in fuel prices. Rival All Nippon Airways announced on Wednesday plans to end or reduce services on a total of 11 domestic and international routes in the fiscal second half. The moves by the two major Japanese airlines represent their...

2008-07-24 18:00:43

Tokyo, July 24 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines plans to reduce flights on three domestic routes using Kansai International Airport in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, company officials said Thursday. The move by the largest Japanese airline, known as JAL, reflects its efforts to streamline operations as the company struggles with soaring fuel prices. At Kansai, JAL will reduce daily round-trip flights to four from six on its Chitose, Hokkaido route, to three from four on its Fukuoka route,...

2008-07-18 18:00:29

Tokyo, July 18 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines is considering ending its daily round-trip flights connecting Kansai International Airport in Osaka Prefecture with Hakodate, Hokkaido, and Hanamaki, Iwate Prefecture, by March 2009, informed sources said Friday. The airline will also scrap the flight service it runs only in the month of March between Hanamaki and Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, the sources said. The number of routes that JAL plans to scrap due to soaring fuel costs now comes to 10....

2008-07-11 18:00:25

Tokyo, July 11 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines is planning to abolish some flights between Japan and the two East Asian countries of China and South Korea by March 2009, it was learned Friday. JAL is considering reducing flight services in light of soaring fuel costs and a fall in profitability amid weakening travel demand, sources familiar with the matter said. International flights subject to the abolishment plan include those between Narita International Airport and Xian in China, Chubu...

2008-07-09 21:00:23

Tokyo, July 9 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines will quit Fukushima Airport in northeastern Japan in late January 2009, JAL officials said Wednesday. The move will be part of the company's plan to trim its domestic passenger flight operations in response to higher fuel prices, the officials said. The airline, known as JAL, will abolish its flights connecting the airport with Osaka International Airport and Kansai International Airport, both in western Japan. In addition, JAL's Japan...

2008-07-07 18:00:20

Tokyo, July 7 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways are considering streamlining a total of some 20 domestic routes whose profitability is deteriorating amid soaring fuel costs, Jiji Press learned Monday. The number of flights will be reduced on some of the routes while the other routes are seen to be scrapped, according to sources familiar with the matter. The moves would come after the two major Japanese airlines scrapped 16 routes in total in fiscal 2007. JAL and ANA...


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