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  • January 07, 2010

JAL Starts Code Share Flights with Vietnam Airlines on Osaka-Hanoi Route

Tokyo- January 7, 2010: Japan Airlines (JAL) will further expand its code share agreement with Vietnam Airlines (VN) and will start offering the Osaka (Kansai) - Hanoi route operated by VN from January 13, 2010.

As announced in November last year, Japan Airlines will suspend its existing once-daily flight between Osaka (Kansai) and Hanoi from January 11, 2010. Hanoi, with its high economic growth and rich culture, remains a key destination in South East Asia that attracts many foreign businessmen and leisure travelers. Through the new code share arrangement, JAL will maintain a network of 7 routes with 33 weekly round-trip flights to Vietnam and continue providing valued customers with convenient connections to the popular city.

JAL operates flights from Tokyo (Narita) to Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, and also offer code share flights with Vietnam Airlines on the routes Osaka (Kansai) - Ho Chi Minh, Fukuoka - Ho Chi Minh, Fukuoka - Hanoi, and Nagoya (Chubu) - Hanoi.

Reservations and ticket sales of the new code share flights start tomorrow.

New Osaka (Kansai) - Hanoi Code Share Flights

Sector

Flight number

Days of operation

Dep. time

Arr. time

Operated by

Aircraft

Kansai - Hanoi

JL5125 / VN945

Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun

11:00

14:45

VN

A321

Hanoi - Kansai

JL5126 / VN944

Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun

00:30

06:40

VN

A321

Reference: Time difference from GMT: Osaka (+9) / Hanoi (+7). All timings shown are local.

JAL’s Japan=Vietnam Network

Routes from Japan to Vietnam

Operator / Flights per week

Tokyo (Narita) - Ho Chi Minh

JL: 6 round-trip

VN: 8 one-way*

Tokyo (Narita) - Hanoi

JL: 3 round-trip
VN: 4 round-trip

Osaka (Kansai) - Ho Chi Minh

VN: 7 round-trip

NEW: Osaka (Kansai) - Hanoi

VN : 5 round-trip

Fukuoka - Ho Chi Minh

VN: 2 round-trip

Fukuoka - Hanoi

VN: 2 round-trip

Nagoya (Chubu) - Hanoi

VN: 4 round-trip

JL = Japan Airlines, VN = Vietnam Airlines                           

* Narita - Ho Chi Minh: 7 one way flights / Ho Chi Minh - Narita: 1 one way flight

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