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Why airlines have been slow to add Wi-Fi to intercontinental flightsupdated: Thu Mar 22 2012 21:14:00

As competition expands among airlines to offer passengers the latest in-flight entertainment options, intercontinental routes have been slow to add Internet service.

Turbulent year for Qantasupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 09:36:00

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce discusses the airline's profits and why the need for restructuring.

Qantas expands fleet to reverse lossesupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 22:49:00

Qantas announced a new international strategy on Tuesday with the acquisition of up to 110 Airbus A320s to boost its fleet, including its Jetstar Japan -- a new venture with Japan Airlines and Mitsubishi -- and a new Asia-based airline.

Australia's Qantas to launch new Asia carriersupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 22:49:00

Australia's Qantas Airways said on Tuesday that it would launch two new Asia carriers, upgrade its fleet and cut as many as 1,000 jobs in an effort to reverse losses in its international unit.

Japanese tourism takes a beatingupdated: Sat Apr 16 2011 13:57:00

A month after Japan's worst disaster in generations, the snow in the mountains surrounding the resort town of Osawa is melting and the cherry blossoms are bursting.

Thousands await electricity after major aftershock in Japanupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 09:37:00

The return of electricity spread slowly Saturday across northern Japan, where hundreds were injured and tens of thousands remained without power after one of the strongest aftershocks following last month's devastating earthquake struck the region.

IAG's Walsh considers stake in JALupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 15:02:00

International Airlines Group CEO Willie Walsh says his company would consider investing in Japan Airlines.

IAG head Walsh mulls JAL Investmentupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 15:02:00

Willie Walsh, International Airlines Group's chief executive, says the company would consider investing in Japan Airlines when it returns to the stock market.

Fired employees sue Japan Airlinesupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 12:36:00

Nearly 150 former employees of Japan Airlines sued the company Wednesday, demanding their jobs back.

EU fines 11 airlines more than $1 billion for cargo cartelupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 22:36:00

The European Commission said Tuesday it has fined 11 airlines a total of some $1.1 billion (799.5 million euros) for their participation in an air cargo cartel.

Bribes cause air cargo security riskupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 20:16:00

CNN's Allan Chernoff reports on yet another worry for air security experts.

Air-cargo carriers fined for price-fixingupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 20:16:00

The European Commission Tuesday fined 11 air-cargo carriers for price-fixing, a statement from the commission said.

Japan Airlines to cut workforce in restructuring planupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 06:05:00

Japan Airlines on Tuesday submitted its bankruptcy plans for approval, a proposal that includes slashing roughly one-third of its workforce.

CNNMoney: Oil tops $79updated: Tue Jan 19 2010 15:23:00

Oil erased its losses and topped $79 a barrel Tuesday as traders purchased oil contracts after prices declined to their lowest level of the year earlier in the session.

JAL succumbs to self-inflicted woundsupdated: Tue Jan 19 2010 07:52:00

"I'd like to take a pistol and shoot every JAL executive of the last 20 years," says Hideo Fujiwara, an otherwise gently spoken 72-year-old.

JAL plans radical job cutsupdated: Mon Jan 18 2010 23:49:00

Japan Airlines is to cut 15,700 jobs, or a third of its workforce, under a radical restructuring plan it will announce as part of an expected bankruptcy filing on Tuesday.

Crunch time for Japan Airlinesupdated: Mon Jan 18 2010 06:39:00

Japan Airlines is expected to file for bankruptcy tomorrow, as speculation intensifies over which of its two U.S. suitors, Delta Air Lines or American Airlines, will be chosen to aid its rehabilitation.

JAL wins approval to cut pensions by 30 percentupdated: Tue Jan 12 2010 05:51:00

Japan Airlines has said it has finally won the two-thirds of support it needs from its retirees to cut their pensions by 30 per cent, clearing one of the roadblocks to its restructuring plan.

JAL bankruptcy looming?updated: Tue Jan 12 2010 05:51:00

Japan airline JAL hovers on the brink of bankruptcy. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Tokyo to double credit line to struggling JALupdated: Sun Jan 03 2010 10:49:00

Japan Airlines, the struggling carrier, was on Sunday thrown a temporary lifeline after the Japanese government agreed to double a state-sponsored credit line to ¥200bn ($2.2bn).

Asian markets: Best year since 2003updated: Thu Dec 31 2009 21:21:00

Asian stock markets enjoyed their best year since 2003 as the region, particularly China, led the global economic recovery.

JAL at record low amid restructuring threatupdated: Wed Dec 30 2009 03:11:00

Shares in Japan Airlines tumbled to a record low on Wednesday amid growing speculation that the company will end up being restructured in a court under the country's corporate rehabilitation law.

Use toilet before boarding, Japan airline asksupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 00:45:00

To offset carbon dioxide, a Japanese airline is asking its passengers to go to the toilet before boarding.

Japan Airlines asks government to buy stake in struggling airlineupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 07:43:00

Japan Airlines has asked the Japanese government to buy a stake in it as part of a proposed $2.5bn capital raising designed to fund the struggling carrier's operations and pay for a drastic restructuring.

JAL cuts routes in bid to draw fundsupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 20:35:00

Japan Airlines is to cut 6,800 jobs, slash its network of overseas routes and withdraw from some airports as it seeks to attract the funding it needs to repair its balance sheet.

Strict diets for airlines as fuel costs soarupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 09:26:00

A Canadian airline's recent decision to remove life vests from all its planes to save weight and fuel has provoked a torrent of angry criticism.

Time.com: Airlines Pay $504M for Price-Fixingupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 13:00:00

Four international airlines have agreed to pay $504 million in fines to settle charges they conspired to fleece consumers by driving up cargo shipping prices

Dental software could ID disaster victimsupdated: Wed Nov 28 2007 15:32:00

Dental records can be a useful tool for identifying victims of plane crashes, earthquakes and other mass-casualty disasters, but it's a tedious process that can take months.

Crime scene toolbox expandsupdated: Wed Nov 28 2007 15:32:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on new technology that could help crime scene investigators solve cases faster.

Turbulent forecast for Asia's airlinesupdated: Fri Dec 30 2005 07:34:00

A sustained period of boom for Asian airlines has been forecast to hit turbulence in 2006 with the next 12 months likely to be a make or break time for key players.

CNNMoney: Japan Airlines CEO to resignupdated: Mon May 09 2005 09:33:00

The chairman of Japan Airlines resigned after one of the airline's jets was forced to make an emergency landing May 8, the most recent in a series of safety-related incidents.

Japan Airlines says chairman to goupdated: Sun May 08 2005 22:09:00

The chairman of Japan Airlines, Isao Kaneko, will resign at the end of the month to take responsibility for a string of safety lapses at Japan's largest carrier, a company official said Monday.

New heights for in-flight Internet updated: Thu Mar 31 2005 06:31:00

The Internet has changed the way many business travelers book their flights, and now it looks set to change the culture within the cabin.

In-flight Web surfing takes offupdated: Thu Dec 23 2004 09:49:00

Checking your favorite sports scores or catching up on the latest news while sky-high is becoming a reality on many airlines and a step closer for others.

CNNMoney: Bulls sound off, part II?updated: Wed Dec 22 2004 05:42:00

Investors will be awaiting more of the year-end rally Wednesday after the previous session's gains left the Dow industrials at a 3 1/2-year high and the latest gauge on third-quarter gross domestic product was slightly better than expected

First e-mail, now Asia's e-airportupdated: Tue Oct 19 2004 14:07:00

If you are wondering how the latest technology, including biometric identification, could affect your Asian business travel experience, visit Tokyo's Narita airport.

Making time fly in flightupdated: Fri May 07 2004 11:27:00

Now that Americans can fly across the country for about $200 round trip, record numbers of travelers are sitting back, trying to relax and enjoy those four- or five-hour flights.

Asia slips on rate concernsupdated: Fri May 07 2004 02:11:00

Asian stocks were mainly lower Friday as U.S. interest rate nerves weigh on recent Japanese high-flyers such as the big banks.

Asia tumbles on Iraq nervesupdated: Thu Apr 15 2004 03:16:00

Japanese shares have closed sharply lower Thursday in a broad sell-off, amid unsettling reports from Iraq and a view the market may have over-heated.

Money Magazine: Travel Buysupdated: Thu Mar 01 2001 00:01:00

JAPANESE JAUNTS Through the end of March, Japan Airlines is offering a range of discounted package trips that combine sightseeing in Kyoto with a day at one of Japan's natural hot-spring spas, whic...

Fortune: Terminal One: The Antidote To JFKupdated: Mon May 11 1998 00:01:00

There is no better cure for the travel bug than New York City's John F. Kennedy Airport. Just two hours in limbo at JFK--coming or going--will sap the wanderlust of the hardiest jet setter. And the...

Fortune: A NEW EXECUTIVE JET DOGFIGHT LOOMS updated: Mon May 30 1994 00:01:00

The corporate jet, essentially a 1960s U.S. invention, has largely remained a trapping peculiar to American corporate culture ever since, with 50% to 75% of the market for such planes residing in N...

Fortune: AIR WARS OVER ASIA Fierce competition for the world's fastest-growing market is bringing , bargain prices, better service, and lupdated: Mon Apr 04 1994 00:01:00

SOME OF the world's biggest airlines are locked in combat in the skies over Asia -- potentially the richest market on earth. So far, travelers are the big winners. Ticket prices are the lowest in y...

Fortune: TRAVEL TIPS ON THE ROAD WITH NEW HIGH-TECH HELPupdated: Mon Dec 28 1992 00:01:00

We can't double your frequent flier miles, but here are some new adaptations of existing technology that either take a bit of the pain out of business travel or help you to stay in touch: -- Travel...

Fortune: FROM JUMBO JETS TO GRADE SCHOOLSupdated: Mon Nov 30 1992 00:01:00

Talk about downsizing. Malcolm Stamper, 67, has switched his focus from jumbo jets to grade-schoolers. The former Boeing vice chairman who supervised the development of the 747 in 1969 now works at...

Fortune: JAPAN'S GRADS NAME BEST FIRMSupdated: Mon Aug 26 1991 00:01:00

Which companies do Japanese college students want to work for most? In a poll of 18,000 undergraduates, the top choice was Sony, followed by Nippon Telegraph & Telephone, All Nippon Airways, Japan ...

Fortune: TAKING OFF OVERSEAS With growth stalled within the U.S., carriers from the world over are scrapping for share in global markets.updated: Mon Sep 24 1990 00:01:00

THE FAST ACTION in the airline industry is happening mostly outside the U.S. While domestic travel barely budged, international departures lofted 11% last year, signaling a new era of global expans...

Fortune: PRODUCTS TO WATCHupdated: Mon Aug 27 1990 00:01:00

INTELLIGENT CAMERA How's this for a snapshot. About the only thing Minolta's new Freedom Zoom 105i camera doesn't do is click the shutter. A programmed circuit activated by a sensor automatically a...

Fortune: Paying the tab for an air crashupdated: Mon Nov 11 1985 00:01:00

Boeing and Japan Air Lines have agreed to share the cost of compensating the families of the 520 people who died August 12 when a JAL 747 crashed into a mountain near Tokyo. The arrangement is unus...

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