JAL denies reports it is favouring Delta over American. Decision due by end Jan-2010
Japan Airlines has denied reports it is more likely to select Delta Air Lines as its overseas partner and move to the SkyTeam Alliance, ending its ties with oneworld and American Airlines, noting it plans to make a decision in early Jan-2010 (Reuters/AFP, 18-Dec-2009).
American Airlines: "We are still in ongoing discussions with JAL and we continue to maintain that American Airlines' offer is superior to that of any other rival," Carlo Niederberger, Public Relations Officer. Source: Reuters, 18-Dec-2009.