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August 1951 Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (former) was established with 100 million yen capital. JAL began independent operation as a scheduled domestic air carrier from October of the following year.
October 1953 Under the Japan Airlines Act (Act No. 154 of 1953), Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. was established with a capital of 2 billion yen.
In addition with the operation of domestic routes, JAL obtained a license as the country's only international scheduled air transportation company.
February 1954 Commenced the first scheduled international service, with the opening of the Tokyo - Honolulu - San Francisco route.
August 1960 Began service of the Douglas DC-8, the first jet airliner.
June 1961 Commenced northbound route to Europe.
October 1961 Listed on the second section of the stock exchange (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya).
October 1963 Merged with Japan Aircraft Maintenance Co.Ltd.
April 1964 Established Japan Domestic Airlines with the merger of Nitto Aviation, FUJI AIR LINE, and North Japan Airlines.
January 1965 Began sale of JALPAK.
November 1966 Commenced New York route.
March 1967 Commenced round the world route (westbound).
February 1970 Listed on the first section of the stock exchange (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya).
July 1970 Commenced operation of the Boeing 747 (jumbo jet).
May 1971 Toa Domestic Airlines created out of the merger of Japan Domestic Airlines and Toa Airways.
August 1975 Established Japan Asia Airways in order to operate route to Taiwan with the suspension of diplomatic relations between Japan and China.
1983 World's number one passenger and cargo transportation performance according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
(Maintains No.1 in world for 5 years, until 1987)
November 1987 Full privatization.
July 1988 Toa Domestic Airlines changes name to Japan Air System
January 1993 Introduced mileage program.
September 2002 Through the transfer of shares between Japan Air System and our company, Japan Airlines System is established, and the company is desisted from the stock exchange (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya)
October 2002 Japan Airlines System is listed on the first section of the stock exchange (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya)
April 2004 Our company and Japan Air System change names to Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd. and Japan Airlines Domestic Co., Ltd. respectively. In order for our company to target international passenger and cargo operations, Japan Airlines Domestic is restructured to handle domestic passenger operations.
April 2004 Japan Asia Airways becomes wholly owned subsidiary through simple exchange of shares.
June 2004 Japan Airlines System changed trading name to Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
October 2006 Merged with Japan Airlines Domestic Co., Ltd.
April 2007 Joined the "oneworld" global alliance.
April 2008 Merged with Japan Asia Airways.
January 2010 Our company, Japan Airlines Corporation and JAL Capital file for reorganization proceedings.
February 2010 Japan Airlines delisted from the first section of the stock exchange (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya) as part of reorganization proceedings.
November 2010 Obtained anti-trust approval (ATI) for American Airlines.
November 2010 Rehabilitation plan approved.
December 2010 Merged with Japan Airlines Corporation. At the same time, merged two group companies operating on international routes, including JALways Co., Ltd.
March 2011 Completed corporate reorganization proceedings.
April 2011 Changed trading name from Japan Airlines International to Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
April 2011 Commenced joint venture with American Airlines.