Japan Airlines (JAL), a member of the oneworld® alliance, has been awarded CAPA Asia Pacific Airline of the Year in 2018. The results were announced at the annual awards ceremony on November 8th, held at The Capella Resort in Singapore.
According to CAPA, “the Aviation Award for Excellence are intended to reward airlines and airports that are not only successful but have also provided industry leadership in adjusting to a new environment. At a time of industry upheaval, our winners are adopting strategies that offer new directions for others to take up.”
“JAL has had a momentous year, pursuing several new partnerships and strategic initiatives while resuming growth,” CAPA executive chairman Peter Harbison said. “The airline group has been consistently profitable since completing a successful restructuring and re-listing early this decade. JAL is now well positioned for future growth as it implements a well-crafted new long-term strategy. The establishment of a long haul low cost subsidiary, a pioneering partnership with VietJet and a new JV with Hawaiian to supplement an expanding JV with American are just three of many examples highlighting JAL’s strategic accomplishments.”
Awarded as the one of the most punctual major international airlines and a certified 5-Star Airline by Skytrax, JAL is committed to providing customers with the highest levels of flight safety and quality in every aspect of its products and services, and aims to become one of the most preferred airlines in the world. For additional details on the award, click here.
About CAPA and the CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence
Established in 1990, CAPA – Centre for Aviation is the leading provider of independent aviation market intelligence (publishing 500 news stories every working day), analysis and data services, covering worldwide developments.
The CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence have recognised strategic leadership in the aviation industry since 2002. This year the Aviation Awards for Excellence are being presented at two gala dinners – one for the global industry in Berlin, to be held on 27-Nov-2018, and one for Asia Pacific, which was held on 8-Nov-2018 in Singapore.
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