Japan Airlines Expands Fleet with Major Airbus and Boeing Purchase

Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced a significant expansion of its international network, with plans to purchase 42 new jets from Airbus and Boeing. The European manufacturer Airbus has secured the larger share of this multibillion-dollar deal, with JAL set to acquire 21 Airbus A350-900s and 11 A321neos. Additionally, the airline will bolster its fleet with 10 Boeing 787 widebody jets, marking a departure from its previous exclusive reliance on Boeing for single-aisle aircraft.

Japan Airlines, Boeing 787

Japan Airlines, Boeing 787 / Photo by Fasyah Halim / Unsplash

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AirAsia X Launches First-Ever Non-Stop Flight from Southeast Asia to Kazakhstan

AirAsia X has expanded its network by initiating the first-ever non-stop flight from Malaysia to Kazakhstan, marking a significant milestone in Southeast Asian aviation. This new service connects Kuala Lumpur to Almaty, highlighting the airline’s strategic expansion into Central Asia and its commitment to providing accessible travel options between emerging markets.

AirAsia X, Airbus A330

AirAsia X, Airbus A330 / Photo by Troy Mortier on Unsplash

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