Japan

Mitsubishi takes a 1-year delay for its new regional jet

Mitsubishi's plans to get Japan's first postwar jetliner out to the flight line in 2017 have been put on hold to reevaluate and redesign some of its structural parts. The new delivery date is set for 2018. Japan has largely been out of the aircraft manufacturing business since the end of World War II, although some turbo-prop models have been marketed. Mitsubishi's experience as an aircraft manufacturer is long: it made many of Japan's World War II planes. The new MRJ, with 78 and 92...

Star Wars uses The Force on Airlines

This is the weekend that no one can escape news about Star Wars; it's all the media, social and otherwise—and TravelGumbo is no exception. Since we're a travel site, that's the focus of our round-up. Last month we reported on Air France's plan to premiere the new movie, The Force Awakens on Paris trans-Atlantic flights Thursday night, just as the film was opening in major cities. The special trip with the tiny-screen film included tickets to a giant-screen showing in Paris the next...

Library Hotel Set to Open in Tokyo

Thought about staying in a library or bookstoreall night? Well, The Book and Bed Hotel will open inTokyo thisSeptember. The ownershave partnered with Shibuya Publishing & Booksellers to provide the books for reading materials and dividers. The hotel will have no rooms, just bunks in little nooks. Prices have not been released as of yet. Read More: http://www.euronews.com/travel...oncept-for-tourists/

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