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JAL moves out from under Tokyo's influence

Now ANA may face govt pressure to buy Boeing
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 06:00

[TOKYO] When Japan Airlines Co broke with decades of tradition by buying long-haul jets from Europe's Airbus rather than US rival Boeing Co, it informed the Japanese government by e-mail without any prior warning.The deal, worth US$9.5 billion at list prices, was a major blow for Boeing, which