Finnair to Join British Airways, JAL Joint Business Venture
British Airways and Japan Airlines announced plans to bring Finnair into their joint business venture. Under the venture, the three airlines would share revenue and coordinate flight schedules and fares.
British Airways and Japan Airlines began their joint business venture in October of last year. The two airlines cooperate on all nonstop flights between Europe and Japan operated by either carrier.
Finnair currently operates daily flights between Helsinki and Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya.
Japan Airlines is set to begin daily, nonstop flights between Tokyo Narita and Helsinki today, July 1.
Finnair, British Airways, and Japan Airlines are all members of the oneworld airline alliance. Finnair is the flag carrier of Finland as well as the nation’s largest airline. It’s also the fifth oldest airline in the world, when measured by uninterrupted operation.
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