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Images of Japan rugby players adorn JAL plane ahead of World Cup


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While I appreciate everyone in Japan will be routing for the home team, including companies like JAL, there is a missed opportunity for JAL to show support for all players and that winning is not the most important goal. (The words in Japanese show support just for the Japan team) . Think of how nice an impression it would make if a player from another country saw the plane voicing support for all the countries participating.

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Japan is patriotic, but not nationalistic.

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While it all sounds good and altruistic, does this mean higher ticket prices on JAL? I’m sure the paint job isn’t cheap. Or did they really think people will choose JAL over other airlines from the updated planes? Or just a PR job with no returns associated with it? Just asking...

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Can't be that bothered when they've selected one of the oldest members of their fleet. Their cross town rivals ANA have Star Wars liveries on their newest aircraft.

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Japan is patriotic, but not nationalistic.

you got it the other way around son

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