Japan Airlines announced that it plans to begin a codeshare agreement with Brazilian carrier TAM Airlines on March 25.
Under the agreement, JAL will be able to place its code on six TAM-operated international routes, as well as 21 TAM routes in Brazil.
In addition, members of JAL’s Mileage Bank loyalty program will be able to earn and redeem miles on the flights.
JAL currently codeshares on various flights to Brazil with American …
The St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco opened on March 21, 1904. Notable individuals including Theodore Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Woodrow Wilson, Charlie Chaplin, Ronald Reagan, and Queen Elizabeth II have all stayed at the California property, which is in operation today as the Westin St. Francis.
On March 10, 1910, William Boeing bought Heath’s Shipyard in Seattle, Washington. The shipyard, located on the Duwamish River, would become Boeing’s first airplane factory.
Le Canard …
American Express announced plans to offer some of its card members free access to Gogo in-flight Internet starting next year.
The Gogo Preferred Program, which will only be available from American Express, will give holders of the company’s Business Platinum Card ten Gogo in-flight passes per calendar year.
The service will be available Gogo-enabled aircraft on eight airlines: Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Japan Airlines, United Airlines, US …
Japan Airlines announced it is rolling out completely new aircraft interiors and as well as in-flight Internet on its domestic fleet of Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. The new interiors are also destined for domestic Boeing 777s and 737-800s.
The newly-configured Boeing 767-300ERs will begin to fly the Tokyo-Osaka route starting December 8, 2014.
JAL currently offers four daily flights between the two cities.
Osaka International Airport, also known as Osaka-Itami, serves the Kansai region …
Believe it or not, Halloween has come and gone. Once again, it’s time to catch up on important Frequent Business Traveler news and features from this past week, without any tricks or treats. Here are five stories that could be of interest to you.
1.) Robert Waldner (ciao!) reminds us that Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday. Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour, North Americans.
2.) Paul Riegler reviews …
Hokkaido Air System announced that it has become a subsidiary of Japan Airlines, with JAL acquiring 51.2% of the shares in Hokkaido Air Systems.
The regional carrier was founded in 1997, and operates domestic service from its base in Hokkaido, Japan. It currently has a fleet of three Saab 340B aircraft.
Japan Airlines is the flag carrier of Japan, and was founded in 1951. It has its main hubs at Tokyo Narita …
Japan Airlines announced it will be expanding its codeshare agreement with American Airlines this month.
Beginning October 26, Japan Airlines will place its code on American’s daily flights between Los Angeles and São Paulo. The new codeshare is still subject to government approval.
American’s flights depart Los Angeles at 7:40 p.m. and arrive in São Paulo at 12:45 p.m. the next day, with flights from São Paulo to Los Angeles departing at …