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Hawaiian Airlines Announces Partnership and Joint Venture with Japan Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines Announces Partnership and Joint Venture with Japan Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines said Tuesday it will enter into a code-sharing agreement with Japan Airlines. The two carriers also plan to form a joint venture in the coming months that will expand access between Japan and Hawaii.
The initial agreement provides for code sharing, lounge access, and frequent flyer program reciprocity.
The partnership will go into effect on March 25, 2018, pending government approval.
Hawaiian will end its existing partnership with JAL competitor All …

JAL Places Order for 4 787-8 Dreamliners

JAL Places Order for 4 787-8 Dreamliners

Japan Airlines announced that it placed an order for four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners.
The order is valued at over $900 million at current list prices.
JAL said that the order is part of the airline’s plans to expand its network and fleet ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is a member of the Boeing 787 family, which also includes the 787-9 and the 787-10. The 787-8 …

JAL to Launch Additional London and Bangkok Flights

JAL to Launch Additional London and Bangkok Flights

Japan Airlines announced that it plans to increase the frequency on two of its long-standing routes from Tokyo.
Beginning October 29 this year, the carrier will add a second daily flight to its route between Tokyo Haneda and London Heathrow. The extra flight will depart Tokyo at 2:45 a.m. and arrive in London at 6:25 a.m., with return flights scheduled to depart at 9:30 a.m. and arrive at 6:25 a.m. the …

JAL to Introduce New Business and Premium Cabins on 787-9 Dreamliners

JAL to Introduce New Business and Premium Cabins on 787-9 Dreamliners

Japan Airlines announced that it will introduce a new JAL Sky Suite design in its Boeing 7870-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The new configuration will first be offered on the airline’s Tokyo Narita-Kuala Lumpur route at the end of next month, and will rolled out to other international routes in the near future.
The business-class cabin will have the newest JAL Sky Suite III lie-flat seats, which are currently installed on the carrier’s …

JAL to Link Tokyo with Melbourne and Kona, Hawaii

JAL to Link Tokyo with Melbourne and Kona, Hawaii

Japan Airlines announced that it plans to introduce new daily service to Melbourne, Australia and Kona, Hawaii from Tokyo this September.
Beginning September 1, flights will depart Tokyo Narita at 10:30 a.m. and arrive in Melbourne at 9:55 p.m. From Melbourne, flights are scheduled to depart at 12:05 a.m. and arrive in Tokyo at 9:05 a.m.
JAL will operate the route using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. The service will be the airline’s …

JAL Begins Tokyo Haneda-JFK Flights

JAL Begins Tokyo Haneda-JFK Flights

Japan Airlines announced the launch of new daily service between Tokyo Haneda and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new route will complement the carrier’s daily flights between Tokyo Narita and JFK.
Flights will depart Tokyo at 10:40 a.m. and arrive in New York at 10:35 a.m. Flights from New York to Tokyo are scheduled to depart at 1:10 p.m. and arrive at 4:25 p.m. the next day.
JAL will …

JAL, China Airlines to Increase Codeshare Flights

JAL, China Airlines to Increase Codeshare Flights

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 …