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  • March 24, 2010

Japan Airlines Expands Codeshare with Jetstar on Kansai=Cairns Route

TokyoMarch 24, 2010: Japan Airlines (JAL) will expand its codeshare agreement with Jetstar Airways (JQ) from April 1, 2010, when JAL will place its ‘JL’ indicator on JQ-operated flights between Osaka (Kansai) and Cairns - a service with four weekly flights commencing the same day.

JAL and Jetstar have been bilateral partners since May 2007 and currently codeshare on flights operated by the latter between Tokyo (Narita) and Cairns. Fares issued by JAL for JQ-operated codeshare flights will be for economy class only, inclusive of meals and soft drinks. Alcoholic drinks and additional refreshments will be available for purchase onboard.

JAL currently operates 1 daily flight between Tokyo (Narita) - Brisbane, and 1 daily flight on the Tokyo (Narita) - Sydney route on which the airline’s award-wining seats - the JAL Shell Flat seat in business class and the JAL Sky Shell seat in premium economy, are available.

Reservations and ticket sales of the new codeshare flight start tomorrow.

NEW: Osaka (Kansai) = Cairns flight schedule from April1, 2010*.

Sector

Flight number

Days of Op.

Dep. Time

Arr. Time

Aircraft

Op. Carrier

Kansai - Cairns

Cairns - Kansai

JL5079

JL5070

Mo, Th, Fr, Su

20:25

12:20

05:10 +1

19:10

A330

JQ

Existing codeshare flights with Jetstar.

Sector

Flight number

Days of Op.

Dep. Time

Arr. Time

Aircraft

Op. Carrier

Narita - Cairns

Cairns - Narita

JL5089

JL5080

Daily

20:55**

12:05**

05:35 +1**

18:55**

A330

JQ

* Schedule is subject to government approval.

** Flights timings for departures on Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday:

Narita - CairnsDep: 21:25 Arr: 06:05 / Cairns - Narita Dep: 13:15 Arr: 20:05

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