JAL looks to partnerships for freighter capacity with Kalitta codeshare

US-based Kalitta Air has begun placing a Japan Airlines flight number on three weekly round trips between Chicago (NRT) and Narita (NRT), operated by a 747-400F. That aircraft appears to be unit 26414, a 747-400F Kalitta acquired from Korean Air about a year ago. The service departs ORD every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, and leaves […]

30 Years of Cargo Facts: Tsurumaru’s Glory Days

Japan Airlines recently re-introduced the Tsuru – the distinctive crane on JAL tails from sixties until the early nineties, when a more modern livery replaced it. The carrier, now without its old cargo division and fresh out of a once-unthinkable bankruptcy, is likely hoping to regain some of the shine it once had. But all […]
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