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Japan Airlines asks government to buy stake in struggling airline

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  • JAL CEO Haruka Nishimatsu met Japan's new transport minister Thursday
  • Airline is said to have approached government about buying stake in airline
  • It is thought JAL needs $1 billion to keep flying through the end of the year
  • Nishimatsu did not confirm how much he wants the government to contribute
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