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Kabushiki-gaisha Jaruweizu
FoundedOctober 5, 1990
(as Japan Air Charter)
Commenced operationsFebruary 22, 1991
Ceased operationsDecember 1, 2010
Airline hubNarita International Airport
Secondary hubsKansai International Airport
Frequent-flyer programJAL Mileage Bank
Member loungeSakura Lounge
Parent companyJapan Airlines
HeadquartersNarita International Airport
Narita, Chiba, Japan
Key peopleHiroshi Ikeda
(President and CEO)

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JALways was founded as Japan Air Charter on October 5, 1990 and began charter operations with a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 on February 22, 1991. The airline obtained a license to operate scheduled services on July 30, 1999 and operated its first scheduled passenger service on October 1. On the same day, the airline changed its name to JALways. In the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, JALways, together with its sister airlines within the JAL Group, carried over 32 million passengers and over 1.1 million tons of cargo and mail.

JALways was once a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan's flag carrier, Japan Airlines, but on December 1, 2010 its operations were merged into those of its parent company.

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