Japan Airlines announced that it expanded its codeshare with China Airlines to include all flights between Japan and Taiwan.
Beginning February 21, Japan Airlines will be able to place its code on China Airlines-operated flights to Taipei from Sapporo, Toyama, Shizuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, Takamatsu, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Miyazaki, Okinawa, Ishigaki, and Tokyo Narita, as well as on flights to Kaohsiung form Sapporo, Osaka, Kumamoto, Okinawa, and Tokyo Narita and to Tainan …
Japan Airlines announced that it will reopen the Sakura Lounge at Okinawa Naha Airport on February 28 following renovations to the space. Ryu Kosaka, the interior designer, is also responsible for the carrier’s international lounges at Tokyo Haneda and its domestic lounges at Sapporo New Chitose Airport.
The lounge will be 20% larger than the previous version, and an additional seven seats will be added, bringing the total number to 85. …
Japan Airlines announced that it expanded its existing codeshare with Russia’s S7 Airlines.
Beginning February 16, JAL will be allowed to place its code on four S7 routes in Russia, namely between Moscow Domodedovo and Kaliningrad, Omsk, Tyumen, and Novosibirsk.
The codeshare flights are subject to government approval.
Both JAL and S7 are members of the oneworld alliance.
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Japan Airlines announced that it will offer complimentary in-flight Wi-Fi on all domestic flights between February 1 and August 31.
The carrier currently offers passengers 15 minutes of free Internet on domestic flights.
Passengers will be able to access in-flight videos and music through their personal devices.
All 77 of Japan Airlines’ domestic aircraft are equipped with in-flight Wi-Fi.
Japan Airlines is the country’s flag carrier and second largest airline after All Nippon Airways. …
Japan Airlines announced that it plans to launch new daily Tokyo Haneda-New York service on April 1.
Flights will depart Tokyo at 10:40 a.m. and arrive at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 10:35 a.m. From New York, flights are scheduled to depart at 1:10 p.m. and arrive at 4:25 p.m. the next day.
Japan Airlines will operate the route using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. THe carrier’s 777-300ERs are equipped with …
Spanish airline Iberia announced that it is now part of the joint business venture between Japan Airlines, British Airways, and Finnair, with the launch of thrice-weekly flights between Tokyo Narita and Madrid.
All four airlines are members of the oneworld alliance.
Iberia’s addition to the joint business venture was first announced in May, pending approval from Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism, which it received in August.
The four carriers will …
Japan Airlines and Iberia announced the beginning of a new codeshare agreement.
Under the agreement, Japan Airlines will be able to place its code on Iberia’s flights between Madrid and Tokyo Narita, which are set to begin on October 18.
Flights are scheduled to depart Madrid at 1:20 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive in Tokyo at 9:35 a.m. the next morning. From Tokyo, flights will depart at 11:20 …