JAL early retires its 13 Boeing 777-200s

JAL – Japan Airlines has announced it has early-retired its 13 remaining Boeing 777-200s.

The type was grounded by JAL in February 2021 following the Pratt and Whitney PW4000 engine-incident with United Airlines.

The airline issued this short statement:

“JAL has decided to accelerate the retirement of all P&W equipped Boeing 777 by March 2021, which was originally planned by March 2022.”