About JAL Group
History of the JAL Group
Since its founding, the JAL Group has developed its businesses to meet the needs of the times. After experiencing bankruptcy in 2010, we were given the opportunity to rebuild the company and have worked steadily to provide unparalleled service to our customers and contribute to the betterment of society.
- Founding of Japan Airlines
- Starts the first international scheduled flights by a Japanese airline on the Tokyo ～Honolulu～San Francisco route
- The Douglas DC-8, the first jet passenger aircraft, enters service.
- Sales of JALPAK, Japan’s overseas package tour brand, begins
- Opens around-the-world route (western route)
- Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
- TOA Domestic Airlines Co., Ltd. founded with the merger of Japan Domestic Airlines Co., Ltd. and Toa Airlines Co., Ltd.
- Japan Asia Airways Co., Ltd. is founded to operate between Japan and Taiwan
- The B747-SR seating 550 passengers enters service (world’s largest seat capacity)
- Takes world’s top ranking for international scheduled flight traffic results in 1984 traffic results announced by IATA (International Air Transport Association)
- Flight JL123 accident
- Became full privatization
- Introduces mileage program
- The first Japanese airline to start 24-hour online reservation service for all domestic flights
- Receives Transport Minister’s Award for joint atmospheric observation project with the JAL Foundation
- Merged with Japan Airlines Domestic Co., Ltd.
- Joins the global oneworld alliance
- Files petitions for corporate reorganization proceedings
- Make official start with new Tsurumaru logo
- Relists on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
- Establishes and registers TBL Co., Ltd. (currently, ZIPAIR Tokyo Inc.) as a preparatory company for the new international mid- and long-haul LCC.
The JAL Group operates many businesses, centered on the domestic and international air transportation business (passengers, cargo).
FY2020 Sales：481.2 billions of yen
- International Routes
- 5.8%（27.9 billions of yen）
- Domestic Routes
- 36.2%（174.0 billions of yen）
- Cargo and Mail Routes
- 26.8%（118.2 billions of yen）
- Other Businesses
- 31.2%（150.4 billions of yen）
JALPAK, JALCard, etc.
Traffic Results and Data
Number of airports
Number of routes
Operational rate (domestic and international total)
On-time arrival rate (domestic and international total)
JAL Vision 2030 -Ideal image of the JAL Group in 2030-
Timeline of the Medium-term Management Plan
Overview of Management Strategy -Three strategic pillars to achieve “Sustainable Growth and Development” and adapting to changes-
Medium Term Management Plan
We will prepare for FY2020, the final year of the Medium Term Management Plan, and initiatives to achieve our long-term goals in the Grand Design.
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