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Japan Airlines to rev up LCC network amid COVID difficulties

The company's president counts on a recovery in Asian tourism demand

Japan Airlines do not expect a full recovery in the number of business travelers, even in the post-coronavirus period. (Photo by Takaki Kashiwabara)

TOKYO -- Japan Airlines is scrambling to turn around its air transportation operations hit hard by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The major Japanese airline is promoting the structural reform of its full service carrier business as it cannot expect a full recovery in the number of business travelers, even in the post-coronavirus period.

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