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Iberia expands joint operations with Japan Airlines

Iberia expands joint operations with Japan Airlines

21st Sep 2016 Airline News

In preparation for expanding the joint business on flights between Europe and Japan to include Iberia, the Spanish airline and Japan Airlines have today announced the start of codeshare arrangements on the routes operated by Iberia between Madrid and Tokyo (Narita). The two airlines will also offer joint fares on applicable routes from October 18th.

Iberia gains Japanese anti-trust immunity alongside oneworld partners

Iberia gains Japanese anti-trust immunity alongside oneworld partners

Japan’s ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism has granted an extension of the anti-trust immunity to include Iberia in the joint business between Japan Airlines, British Airways and Finnair. The decision will allow the four airlines to cooperate commercially on flights between Europe and Japan. Iberia is expected to join the existing joint business between the other three airlines as from October 18th, 2016.

Japan Airlines to serve Halal certified meals on all routes

Japan Airlines to serve Halal certified meals on all routes

2nd Jun 2016 Airline News

Japan Airlines has revealed it will provide Halal certified Muslim meals on all outbound international flights from Japan. JAL has been serving Muslim meal as a special meal for Muslim customers. Recently the airline has received Halal Certification from Japan Islamic Trust, for the whole processing of its Muslim meal menus aboard all international flights departing from Japan.

Japan Airlines and Alaska Airlines sign Pacific Northwest codeshare deal

Japan Airlines and Alaska Airlines sign Pacific Northwest codeshare deal

18th May 2016 Airline News

Japan Airlines and Alaska Airlines have announced plans to enter into a codeshare agreement and a frequent flier partnership, which will provide customers with an enhanced network and more mileage earning opportunities between Japan and the US Pacific Northwest. With Alaska Airlines’ extensive operations across California, Oregon, Idaho and Washington, JAL customers will have more flight options and access to new cities including Seattle and Portland.

Japan Airlines to serve Champagne Salon in First Class

Japan Airlines to serve Champagne Salon in First Class

29th Oct 2015 Airline News

Japan Airlines will be serving Champagne Salon 2004 in First Class on all international routes from November. The move comes in advance of Champagne Salon’s own global distribution planned to start from next spring. Japan Airlines has been offering Champagne Salon to its First Class customers since December 2007, and JAL is the only airline in the world to be serving the legendary champagne in the skies.

Kyoto welcomes increase in transatlantic flights

Kyoto welcomes increase in transatlantic flights

18th Nov 2014 Airline News

The Kyoto Convention & Visitors Bureau has welcomed the announcement of a new international flights between Kyoto and the US and Canada. Japan Airlines recently announced its expansion plans include the addition of a non-stop daily flight between Los Angeles and Kansai International Airport, which will start in March 2015.

Japan Airlines acquires Hokkaido Air System as subsidiary

Japan Airlines acquires Hokkaido Air System as subsidiary

24th Oct 2014 Airline News

Hokkaido Air System has become a subsidiary of Japan Airlines after the larger Japanese carrier completed a qualifying transaction to hold up to 51.2 per cent of the shares in HAC. The HAC network includes flights to and from remote islands such as Sapporo (Okadama) on what is known as the Rishiri route and Hakodate and the Okushiri route. 

JAL SKY SUITE 787 makes debut with new cabin interior

JAL SKY SUITE 787 makes debut with new cabin interior

6th Sep 2014 Airline News

Japan Airlines (JAL) has been introducing JAL SKY SUITE 777 and JAL SKY SUITE 767 on select international routes. The airline has also revealed plans to introduce the Boeing 787-8 with new cabin interior called JAL SKY SUITE 787 on the Tokyo -  Frankfurt route from December 2014, and on the Tokyo - New York route from January 2015.

Japan Airlines signs Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft deal

Japan Airlines signs Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft deal

28th Aug 2014 Airline News

Japan Airlines and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation have signed a letter of intent to order thirty-two Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft, as the next-generation regional jet for the JAL Group. JAL plans to deploy the MRJ on domestic routes from 2021, operated by J-AIR, the group’s 100 per cent owned regional airline subsidiary.