Hitachi Ltd., the Japanese maker of railcars, electronics and machinery, said it is working for new rail orders that could lead it to consider a new plant in Germany or an expansion of the U.K. factory it’s building.
Pirates wielding rocket-propelled grenades and AK-47s have prompted Japan to ease a samurai-era ban on civilians carrying guns, allowing guards on locally registered oil tankers to be armed for the first time.
ANA Holdings Inc. and Japan Airlines Co., the nation’s largest carriers, flew through a new Chinese air-defense zone without notifying the country after Japan asked airlines to stop giving flight information to China.
ANA Holdings Inc. and Japan Airlines Co., the country’s two biggest carriers, said they would stop reporting flight plans for planes traveling through a new Chinese air-defense zone that Japan rejects.
Boeing Co., maker of the Dreamliner aircraft, told customers of some makes of General Electric Co.- powered engines to keep away from thunderstorms, which can cause ice crystals to form and reduce the engine’s thrust.
Japan Airlines Co., the world’s second-largest Boeing Co. Dreamliner operator, replaced 787s on two routes to avoid cancellations after Boeing ordered Dreamliner jets with General Electric Co. engines to keep away from certain weather.