Effective March 15, 2020, the 2 carriers will present codeshare service on JAL`s worldwide routes to India, particularly Tokyo=Delhi1 and Tokyo=Bengaluru2, in addition to on connecting flights to main cities.
- Last Updated: February 28, 2020, 4:51 PM IST
- Edited by: Anirudh SK
Japan Airlines (JAL) and Vistara has introduced the growth of their codeshare partnership, offering prospects extra choices when travelling between Japan and India.
Effective March 15, 2020, the 2 carriers will present codeshare service on JAL`s worldwide routes to India, particularly Tokyo=Delhi1 and Tokyo=Bengaluru2, in addition to on connecting flights to main cities of their respective nations. Through this settlement, JAL will add 13 new locations to its worldwide community in India, resembling Goa and Amritsar, whereas Vistara will add 5 main cities in Japan in its digital community, that are Sapporo, Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and Fukuoka.
Commenting on this event, Hideki Oshima, Japan Airlines` Executive Officer for International Relations and Alliances stated, “The travel demand from India to Japan has more than doubled in the past decade, making this a key market for Japan Airlines. By strengthening our partnership with Vistara, we will provide an international network that better matches the actual needs of our mutual customers.”
Vinod Kannan, Chief Commercial Officer, Vistara, stated, “We’re thrilled to have further deepened our relationship with Japan Airlines with this expanded codeshare agreement. Japan is a strong market for business and leisure travellers from India and this partnership will help us offer greater convenience, ease of connection and increased choices to our customers travelling to different cities in Japan. We also look forward to the opportunity of offering Vistara’s award-winning service and India’s only five-star flying experience to even more travellers from Japan and beyond on their Indian domestic flights.”
Codeshare flights are topic to authorities approval.