Agreement adds four Canadian cities to JAL’s international network
TOKYO, December 13, 2011: Japan Airlines (JAL) and WestJet Airlines (WestJet) have entered into a codeshare agreement which will place the “JL” flight indicator on WestJet-operated flights between Vancouverand six Canadian cities - Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Montreal, Toronto and Winnipeg, from December 15, 2011. Reservations and ticket sales for these flights will begin December 14, 2011.
WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada when it started in 1996 and has since then, grown to become the country’s second largest airline, operating to 71 cities in North America and the Caribbean with a modern fleet of 96 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft and some 8,300 employees, offering customers increased legroom, leather seats and live seatback television provided by Bell TV.
The latest agreement with WestJet will expand the total number of Canadian cities in JAL’s network from three to seven, enabling customers to connect smoothly between JAL’s daily Narita=Vancouver flight and Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna and Winnipeg, in addition to Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto.
New codeshare flights from December 15, 2011
The above codeshare agreement is subject to government approval.
REFERENCE: Timetable of JAL flights between Tokyo and Vancouver
All timings shown are local