Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) (日本航空株式会社 Nihon Kōkū Kabushiki-gaisha, is an airline headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japon. It is the flag carrier of Japan and its main hubs are Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport), as well as Osaka’s Kansai International Airport and Osaka International Airport. The airline and three of its subsidiaries (J-Air, JAL Express, and Japan Transocean Air) are members of the Oneworld airline alliance.
JAL group companies include Japan Airlines for international and domestic services; JAL Express for international and domestic low-cost services; J-Air, Japan Air Commuter, Japan Transocean Air and Ryukyu Air Commuter for domestic feeder services; and JAL Cargo for cargo and mail services. JAL group operations include scheduled and non-scheduled international and domestic passenger and cargo services to 220 destinations en 35 pays du monde, including codeshares. The group has a fleet of 279 avion. In the fiscal year ended 31 Mars 2009, the airline group carried over 52 million passengers and over 1.1 million tons of cargo and mail. JAL was established in 1951 and became the national airline of Japan in 1953. After over three decades of service and expansion, the airline was fully privatized in 1987. Dans 2002, the airline merged with Japan Air System, Japan’s third-largest airline and became the sixth largest airline in the world by passengers carried. The second largest in Japan, All Nippon Airways, is Japan Airlines’ main rival with fierce competition between the two airlines. Japan Airlines has been the focus of several television programs in Japan over the years, most being dramas revolving around cabin attendants. Attention Please was a drama in 1970 that followed the story of a young girl who joins JAL to be a cabin attendant while overcoming many difficulties. This show was remade in 2006 again as Attention Please starring Aya Ueto who joins a class of cabin attendant nominees and later graduates. Most of the action of the story of the 2006 series takes place at JAL’s Haneda flight operations headquarters. The series has had two specials since the original, marking the main character’s transition into JAL’s international operations.
Japan Airlines is currently an official sponsor of Japan Football Association, Japan national football team, Shimizu S-Pulse and Consadole Sapporo.
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