Japan Airlines and Marubeni have established a
business jet company in Japan.
Services will include the arrangement of
charter flights, management of privately owned business jets as
well as concierge services to business jet operators and customers
flying to Japan.
The company expects to start service
during the spring of 2019.
JAL Business Aviation, a joint venture between
the two organisations, has its head office in Tokyo. The firm's
two Managing Directors are Ryusuke Konto and
Kiyoshi Iwaki. With a capital of 150 million Yen, JAL owns 51% of
the business and Marubeni the remaining 49%.
Japan will host the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the
Olympic Games in 2020.