What is Japan Airlines? - Explained

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1. What is Japan Airlines?

Japan Airlines is the Japan's flag carrier airline. Japan Airlines operates flights from Japan to many places including the busiest airports in the world. Japan Airlines fly to 220 destinations in 35 countries. Japan Airline does own 279 aircraft fleet.

Japan Airlines is based in hubs in Tokyo Haneda airport and Tokyo Narita Airport. Japan Airlines is a member of the OneWorld Alliance network.

2. History

Japan Airlines was established in 1st of August 1951 by the government of Japan with the requirement of passenger airliner after the 2nd world war. The initial founding capital for the airline was 100million Yen.

Japan Airlines is publicly traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and managed by the 8 shareholders which holds the majority of shares. Japan Airlines is currently headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan.