Japan Airlines invests into eVTOL development through Volocopter

Japan Airlines (JAL) has signed an agreement with Volocopter after entering a Memorandum of Understanding with Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (MSI) to promote and develop urban air mobility for passenger and goods transportation in Japan....


Japanese airlines cancel hundreds of flights due to typhoon

As typhoon Haishen passes Japanese islands, 579 flights scheduled for September 7, 2020 were cancelled by various Japanese airlines....


Japan Airlines to launch new UAV pilot training program

Japan Airlines (JAL) announced it would launch a new drone operator training program to accelerate drone-led business development in Japan post COVID-19....


ANA and JAL to reduce domestic flights again due to COVID-19

According to the report of HNK on 24th, Japanese tourism and business trip sections showed a downward trend again amid the continuous spread of the COVID-19. All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Japan Airline...


35 years since Japan Airlines Flight 123 crash

August 12, 2020, marks the tragic 35 year anniversary of Japan Airlines Flight 123 crash, the deadliest single-aircraft accident in aviation history, in which 520 people lost their lives. ...


JAL introduced autonomous mobility service at Haneda airport

Japan Airlines (JAL) launched the world's first autonomous driving mobility service for elderly and disabled passengers at Haneda airport on July 1. The self-driving vehicle can bring passengers to th...


Japan’s new Zipair airline begins flights despite change of plans

Zipair, a new airline based in Japan, has begun flight operations, launching the first flight from Narita, Japan, to Bangkok, Thailand. The flight ZG51 was originally due to carry up to 290 passengers. Instead, its first and only Boeing 787 Dreamliner took off carrying only cargo load, as the newcomer air carrier had to switch plans for freight operations amid the global COVID-19 outbreak. ...


Week of surprising and record-breaking flights

As airlines around the globe were announcing flight cuts in bulk over the past week, one might be under the impression that movement in the skies is coming under a standstill. Not quite so. Here are the five impressive recent flights that brought awe, wonder, and surprise. ...


Halloween special: Top 5 scariest aviation close calls

While throughout history aviation got more comfortable and safer, on some occasions, that comfort and safety were almost thrown out the window. These are some of the scariest near-accidents that happened in the skies....


Japan Airlines to potentially purchase Malaysia Airlines stake

Malaysia Airlines, which has been running under constant losses, seems to have acquired another potential buyer, Japan Airlines:...