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CallSign : JAPAN AIR

Founded : 1 August 1951

Key people : Yoshiharu Ueki (Chairman & Representative Director) | Yuji Akasaka (President & CEO)

Country : United States

Office Address : 300 Continental Boulevard, Suite 401 El Segundo, CA 90245 California, United States

City : El Segundo

State : California,

Zip Code : 90245

Phone number : 1 (800) 525-3663

Official Website :

Japan Airlines Overview

The well-recognized airline of Japan, JAL (Japan Airlines) was founded on 1st August 1951. The 69 years old airline is the flag carrier of Japan-based in Haneda Airport and Narita International Airport. JAL has a group under with they have many airlines, including Japan Airlines, J-Air, Japan Transocean Air, etc.

JAL was founded by Kazuo Inamori. At present time the airline has Yuji Akasaka as President & CEO and Yoshiharu Ueki as Chairman & Representative Director of JAL; they are the Key people of JAL. The airline covers 92 destinations, excluding the code partners, with a fleet size of 175 aircraft. 

Japan Alliance Airlines and Codeshare Programs

As part of an airline alliance, Japan Airlines is a member of the Oneworld Alliance. After being the partner of Oneworld the Alliance shares lots of benefits to airlines as well as to passengers in different aspects. 

Apart from alliance JAL have many codeshare partners across the globe, this partnership becomes feasible for customers to fly at cheap rates and gain extra benefits. Listed below are few code partners of JAL

Japan Airlines Destinations and Hub Airports

Japan Airlines flies over 220 destinations over 35 countries covering 5 continents. JAL shares great deals with the alliance and for specific destinations, this makes passengers easy to fly at cheaper rates or with great offers internationally. 

JAL has main hubs at Haneda Airport and Narita International Airport and they have other hubs at  Kansai International Airport and Itami Airport. The headquarter is based in Shinagawa, Tokyo. 

Japan Airline booking in the Class of Services

Economy Class 

Economy class of Japan Airlines provides you with seats that are rated the world’s number one economy seats. The seat is spacious and comfortable for you to adjust yourself throughout your flight. 

The airline will serve meals and beverages after one hour of departure and for flights that take off at midnight, they serve meals two and a half hours prior to landing. These times may differ according to destinations. You can also reserve meals according to allergies. 

You can also enjoy music, movies, shows, and games onboard. The airline will also provide you with amenity kits.

 Business Class

The Business Class of Japan Airlines provides full comfort for you. There are a variety of comfortable seats available. You can stretch yourself and relax throughout your journey. 

You can choose your meal from a variety of options which are prepared by young and talented chefs. For entertainment, you will have full access to the AVOD system where you can just sit back and enjoy. 


Flying in First Class will give you a complete home-like experience in the clouds. There will be a small cabin just for you where you will have your seat which is also a bed and you can sleep comfortably throughout your journey. 

You will have meals from the best chefs on board. The airline also provides you with the best entertainment options with full AVOD system access. 

In-Flight Entertainment 

The In-Flight Entertainment program is very decent and adaptable. They have varieties of magazines and books to read. On JAL every one taste is taken care of, they have American sitcoms on the personal tv screens of passengers to every Japanese famous anime. 

The Sound system is very soothing for the ear and will make you feel comfortable and charge your mood in a couple of minutes. You will have a traveling partner as AVOD on JAL. 

Food Menu and Beverages

Food served in the air is obviously preserved but JAL takes care that the food still stays as fresh to eat and tastes the flavors. They have varieties of dishes to serve on board and multiple menus for passengers to choose from. 

They have special meal options too, this includes the allergy to dietary meals also. All types of beverages are available onboard and some of them are complimentary. 

Frequent-Flyer programs

For Frequent flyers, JAL has introduced JMB Mileage and it has some limitations and rules to follow. With multiple benefits if passengers have to face such moves if they are not flying regularly. The membership is divided into four parts. 

As the passengers fly regularly they will earn miles and get reward points and in turn, they can have tickets, coupons, and some more exciting gifts. 

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Japan Airlines FAQ's

1. Can I select my own seat? +

You can select your seat during reservation and also later. The seat selection is done through the manage booking section of the website. 


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