TOKYO: A Boeing 707 Jet Intercontinental of Lufthansa German Airlines, carrying some 50 guest passengers, will arrive in Tokyo Tuesday, January 24--the centennial anniversary of the signing of the first German-Japanese trade agreement--at 7:50 p.
TOKYO: A Boeing 707 Jet Intercontinental of Lufthansa German Airlines, carrying some 50 guest passengers, will arrive in Tokyo Tuesday, January 24--the centennial anniversary of the signing of the first German-Japanese trade agreement--at 7:50 p.m. to commerce its twice-weekly service between the two countries.
Heading the group of notables on the inaugural flight will be German Federal Minister of Transport Dr. Ing. Hans-Christoph Seebohm and State Secretary for Postal Affairs Dr. Ing. Karl Herz and the representatives of political, economically leaders and the press representatives.
To play hosts to the visitors, a large party of Lufthansa executives will be on hand, some of them arriving by the inaugural flight, others having been here in advance. The German airline's welcome committee includes Wolfgang A. Kittel, members of the board of directors, and Mrs. Kittel; Hans Gerorge von Studnits, director for public relations and press; Mr. I.F.G. Grosser, director for sales promotion; Hans Bank, regional manager for the Far East; Walter Gratzke, representative for Japan; Gerhadt Kalweit, station manager in Tokyo, and Dr. Hans Ludwig Hartdegen, public relations officers.
From Japan, the German airline has invited two parties to visit Germany for five days, flying to Frankfurt aboard the two first return flights. Among those taking off from Naneda Wednesday morning are Shinichi Kondo, chief of the Foreign Ministry's Public Information and Culture Bureau; Yoshitaka Nikimoto, president of Nikimoto Pearl Col. and Mrs. Nikimoto; Masaichi Nagata, president of Daiei Motion Picture Co.; Mrs. Seijiro Yanagita, wife of the outgoing president of Japan Air Lines, and a number of Japanese Government officials, industrial executives and press representatives.