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2014-09-12 08:20:53

PASO ROBLES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Airlines has begun serving Peachy Canyon Winery's Westside Zinfandel 2011 from Paso Robles on their international business class routes starting from early August 2014. The wine has been introduced in Business Class on routes in Asia, North America, Oceania and other major destinations. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145660 Japan Airlines selected wines for 2014 from a group of over 1000 wines proposed by...

2014-08-28 08:20:59

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer S.A. has signed a firm order with Japan Airlines (JAL) for a total of 15 E-Jets comprising the E170 and the E190 jets models, as well as for an additional twelve E-Jets family options. The value of the firm order is estimated at USD 677 million, based on 2014 list prices. The order will be included in Embraer's 2014 third-quarter backlog. All aircraft will be operated by Japan Airlines' wholly owned subsidiary, J-Air,...

2014-07-23 08:23:13

JAL Becomes First Airline to Offer Wi-Fi to Passengers Onboard Domestic Aircraft in Japan ITASCA, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider announced today that its inflight Internet service is now live onboard Japan Airlines. The first aircraft to provide Wi-Fi service to JAL passengers took flight today. Gogo Wi-Fi service is now available on three 777-200 SKY NEXT aircraft....

2014-06-12 12:20:42

ITASCA, Ill., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it has received an STC from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) - the aviation authority in Japan - to install Gogo's Ku-satellite based connectivity service on Japan Airlines' 737-800 aircraft. This is the fourth certification Gogo has received specific for JAL's connectivity service and...

2014-06-03 12:21:26

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Commercial Aircraft Modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/aerospace/commercial_aircraft_modernisation_upgrade_retrofit_market.html Report DetailsThe world commercial aircraft modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit market is in a healthy state and projected to expand as airlines take on new orders. At the moment the market is...

2014-05-30 12:21:46

737-800s to be used for airline's fleet renewal program NAHA, Japan, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Japan Transocean Air (JTA) finalized an order today for 12 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The arrival of the new 737-800s in 2016 will mark the start of the airline's fleet renewal program. "This order is a key part of our strategy to bring the highest levels of comfort, amenity and convenience to the people of Okinawa, by continuing to operate the most...

2014-05-22 08:21:11

ITASCA, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it has received an STC from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) - the aviation authority in Japan - to install Gogo's Ku-satellite based connectivity service on Japan Airlines' 767-300 aircraft. The 767-300 is the third aircraft type in JAL's fleet to receive FAA and JCAB approval...

2014-05-08 12:21:31

ITASCA, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it has received an STC from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) - the aviation authority in Japan - to install its Ku-satellite based connectivity service on Japan Airlines' 777-300 aircraft. The 777-300 is the second aircraft type in JAL's fleet to receive FAA and JCAB approval for...

2014-04-08 08:21:25

Expects New Technology to Outperform Other Connectivity Solutions in the Global Commercial Aviation Market ITASCA, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announces the next step in its technology roadmap for global connectivity - 2Ku. Gogo expects this new technology to outperform other global connectivity solutions currently available in the market. Japan Airlines is expected to...

2014-03-31 12:20:27

SEATTLE, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] was honored Friday with the 2014 Tomodachi Award from the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington. Meaning "friend" in Japanese, the Tomodachi Award is granted each year to individuals or companies who have made an extraordinary contribution to the Japanese community. Past recipients include Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii and the Seattle Mariners baseball team. "Boeing is being recognized for decades of positive...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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