Japan Airlines CEO Kazuo Inamori, the iconic Japanese business figure who took the helm of the bankrupt carrier in January, told reporters yesterday that he has been surprised by the lack of business acumen among company executives but vowed to return the carrier to operating profitability as soon as this fall. He candidly expressed his assessment of JAL's corporate office in a Tokyo news conference, according to multiple reports, saying that an "extremely low" number of the airline's ...

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