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JAL joins with Boom to offer supersonic travel

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Denver-based Boom Supersonic have begun a strategic partnership to bring commercial supersonic travel to passengers. Boom is developing a new-generation Mach 2.2 supersonic airliner that will be economical enough to operate with business-class fares. Through this agreement, JAL will provide its knowledge and experience as an airline to support Boom in […]

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JAL’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner on final approach to YVR

YVR ushered in the Year of the Dreamliner with Japan Airlines’ announcement that it will begin Boeing 787 operations on its daily non-stop service between YVR and Tokyo’s Narita Airport (NRT), beginning Monday, February 3, 2014. This inaugural will mark the first-ever scheduled arrival of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner to YVR. “Metro Vancouver’s community of […]

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JAL set to launch Sky Suite 767 service between Tokyo and Vancouver

Starting on December 9, 2013, Japan Airlines will introduce the second installment of the JAL New Sky Project, fully revamped Boeing 767-300ERs named JAL Sky Suite 767, which will be used on flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Vancouver. Designed to evoke a ‘one-class higher’ feel, the revamped aircraft boasts increased comfort and functionality. The fully-flat […]

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JAL and Airbus sign first-ever order

For more than half a century, Boeing has been the top provider of commercial aircraft to Japanese airlines, with Japan being one of the largest single-country international markets in dollar value for Boeing. Over the past 50 years, Japanese carriers ordered approximately 900 Boeing jetliners and Japan Airlines (JAL) has purchased more Boeing 747 aircraft […]

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