Latest Kansai region Stories

2014-04-10 23:29:58

transcosmos Expands Call Center Services Due To Its Business Expansion And Acquisition Of New Projects In Kansai Area Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) has founded and started operations in its 44th operation center in Japan, “Marketing Chain Management Center Osaka” (hereafter, MCM Center Osaka) on March 15, 2014. As a business partner to its client...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

“Aitai Hyogo campaign 2011 & Kiyomori/Genpei smartphone stamp rally” starts on January 14, 2012 (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Shibuya Ward, Tokyo; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; Securities code: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos), in cooperation with “Jaran Research Center,” a research center within a travel company under the umbrella of Recruit Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda Ward; President and CEO: Hitoshi Kashiwaki; hereinafter,...

2009-04-14 22:16:09

Professional boxer Noriyuki Komatsu was found dead in the basin of a waterfall in Otsu, Japan, police said. Komatsu, 29, was a former flyweight champion of the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation, Kyodo news agency reported Tuesday. He is believed to have accidentally fallen in the water Monday night while engaging in ascetic training at the Shiga Prefecture waterfall, they said.

2008-07-28 18:00:29

Osaka, July 28 (Jiji Press)--All Nippon Airways plans to scrap its route linking Kansai International Airport near Osaka and Guam, and reduce flights on five domestic routes using the airport as part of its review of operations amid surging fuel prices, it was learned Monday. ANA officials have convened the plan to officials of the Osaka prefectural government, informed sources said. The airline hopes to scrap the Guam route early next year, the sources said. In November, ANA plans to...

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,...

2008-07-16 18:00:28

Tokyo, July 16 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines is considering abolishing flights connecting Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, with Kansai International Airport in Osaka Prefecture and Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, by March 2009, it was learned Wednesday. JAL is holding negotiations with local governments and communities on the withdrawal, which is part of the company's plan to streamline its flight operations to deal with higher fuel costs, informed sources said. Currently, JAL operates a round trip a...

2008-07-12 18:00:19

Tokyo, July 12 (Jiji Press)--All Nippon Airways is considering abolishing flights between Kansai International Airport in western Japan and Guam as well as those between Central Japan International Airport and Taipei sometime by March 2009, Jiji Press learned Saturday. The move is part of the company's plan to streamline its flight operations in response to surging fuel costs, informed sources said. By ending its Kansai-Guam route, ANA plans to only offer China- and South Korea-bound...

2008-07-03 18:00:25

Tokyo, July 3 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways are considering reducing flights on their routes linking Kansai International Airport in Osaka and local Japanese cities due to falling profitability amid soaring fuel prices, it was learned Thursday. The major Japanese air carriers may scrap some of the routes, informed sources said. Subject to the consideration are flights linking Kansai International Airport and airports in such regions as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Shikoku and...

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