JAL Welcomes New A350 Passenger Jet


Tokyo, June 14 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines <9201> received Friday its first delivery of a new Airbus A350 passenger jet at Tokyo International Airport in Haneda.

It is the first introduction in Japan of the cutting-edge A350 passenger jet manufactured by major European aircraft maker Airbus.

The aircraft will be used for services connecting Tokyo and Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, from September.

The A350-900 passenger jet arrived at Haneda airport after departing from Toulouse, France, on Thursday.

JAL has ordered 18 A350-900 jets, with 369 seats each. It also plans to purchase 13 A350-1000 jets with more capacity.

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