Japan Airlines 777-200. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. American Airlines and Japan Airlines on Tuesday said their transpacific joint venture will commence on April 1 with cooperation on 10 routes initially. The JV is made possible by antitrust immunity approved by both countries' governments last year following agreement on a US/Japan "open skies" air services accord (ATW Daily News, Nov. 12, 2010). Initial flights included in the JV to be jointly operated are JAL service ...

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