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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...

2014-03-26 12:20:59

JAL SKY Wi-Fi to be provided on international Boeing 767-300ERs, 777-200ERs and 787s NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "JAL") and Panasonic Avionics Corporation (hereinafter "Panasonic") have been collaborating on providing in-flight Internet service - JAL SKY Wi-Fi on international Boeing 777-300ERs, operated on North America and Europe routes in July 2012. JAL has recently reached an agreement with Panasonic to aggressively install JAL...

2012-01-23 12:00:00

ANA, Alaska Airlines, SAS and JAL continue to demonstrate sustained operational excellence Portlnad, OR (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 FlightStats, the undisputed leader in flight and airport information services, is proud to announce the winners of the FlightStats 2011 On-time Performance Awards. The OPS Awards recognizes airlines and airports around the world that achieve sustained operational excellence. Airlines are recognized for delivering the highest percentage of flights to their arrivals...

2011-06-01 14:00:00

TOKYO and FORT WORTH, Texas, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Airlines (JAL) and American Airlines (American) have embarked on a closer cooperation aimed at strengthening international cargo operations for the two airlines. Their agreement, concluded in April this year, provides cargo customers with more routing choices, new destinations, and increased cargo capacity by more effectively utilizing the combined worldwide network of both airlines, covering some 300 distinct destinations...

2011-04-19 13:22:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson Square Aviation ("JSA") announces the delivery of its fourth Boeing B737-846 aircraft to Japan Airlines, in connection with a long-term operating lease. DVB Bank SE provided senior debt for the aircraft. "We are thrilled to provide JAL with financing for this aircraft," said Toby Bright, JSA's Head of Marketing. "Despite all of the difficulties that Japan is experiencing, the airline has proven to be remarkably resilient and...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.