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Japan Transocean Air orders 737-800s

Japan Transocean Air has placed an order for 12 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, valued at $1.1 billion at list prices, which will mark the start of the airline’s fleet renewal program with the new airplanes scheduled to enter...

Vanilla is the new Japanese low cost carrier 0

Vanilla is the new Japanese low cost carrier

ANA All Nippon Airways has announced that the new name for its low cost subsidiary, formerly AirAsia Japan, will be Vanilla. I reported last month that AirAsia Japan was to close. The joint venture...

AirAsia Japan to close 1

AirAsia Japan to close

AirAsia Japan will be closed down in October. The airline has only existed since August 2012, and it was recently planned to merge with with ANA’s Peach Air to create a stronger low cost...

Final Japan Airlines MD-90 flight 0

Final Japan Airlines MD-90 flight

Japan Airlines will fly its last McDonnell Douglas MD-90 flight on 30 March. The type has been operating with the airline, and the former JAS subsidiary, for 17 years mainly on domestic routes. The...

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – JAL 787 Delivery 0

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – JAL 787 Delivery

It’s standard practice for a new airliner to ‘wave goodbye’ when it leaves its place of birth. In this week’s video, we’ve got a fantastic ringside seat as a Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787...

Spotting at Fukuoka Airport 0

Spotting at Fukuoka Airport

Fukuoka is Japan’s fourth busiest airport, located on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan. The airport is busy with domestic flights from elsewhere in Japan, and due to its enclosed location in amongst...

Jetstar Japan about to start flying 0

Jetstar Japan about to start flying

Travellers in Japan are about to gain the low-cost powerhouse of Jetstar as it launches its new subsidiary there. Jetstar Japan will begin flying from Tokyo Narita to Kansai, Fukuoka, Sapporo, and Okinawa from...