Japan Airlines and Korean Air Lines have agreed to expand their code share
operations to include KAL’s non-stop daily flights between Jeju Island, Korea - Tokyo (Narita), and Jeju Island - Osaka (Kansai).The agreement will come into effect on March 25, 2007, and is subject to government approval.
Jeju Island will be the third destination in South Korea that JAL offers its customers. Jeju Island, also known as the
“Island of the Gods,” is a popular destination for Japanese tourists due to its warm climate, stunning natural
volcanic scenery, and beautiful beaches.
At present, JAL including Korean Air Lines code shares, serves South Korea on 9 routes with a total of 186
round-trip flights per week, linking Seoul and Busan to 8 cities Japan.
With the addtion of the two new daily code share flights to Jeju Island, JAL will start offering a total of 11 routes
with a total of 200 round-trip flights linking Japan to three cities in South Korea.
JAL and Korean Air Lines first started code sharing in August 1 2004 with flights between Seoul and the regional
Japanese cities of Komatsu, Niigata and Sapporo.