Japan Airlines gets government loan

Japan Airline is to receive $1bn in government assistance.

    Japan Airlines is Asia's largest carrier [EPA]

    Kaneko also told a separate news conference that JAL was "an extremely important company for our country's economy, society and people".

    JAL has previously sought to borrow about $2bn under a government programme of low-interest financing for cash-starved companies amid the global financial crisis, reports have said.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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