TOKYO March 29, 2013: Japan Airlines (JAL) and LAN Peru S.A. (LAN Peru), respectively a member and an affiliate airline of the oneworld Alliance®, executed agreements to code-share flights. Once approved by the applicable government authorities, passengers will have access to expanded routes in the United States, Japan and Peru. Specifically, in the United States JAL will offer its passengers further connectivity between New York and Los Angeles on the one hand, and Lima, Peru in the other hand.*
*Codeshare flights are subject to government approval.
This arrangement comes a year after JAL and LAN Peru’s affiliate, LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (LAN Airlines), obtained approvals for their codeshare relationship. LAN Airlines, a leading South American airline, operates with its passenger affiliates in Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador , Brazil and Paraguay, one of the most extensive networks in South America. As oneworld partners, JAL and LAN Airlines have already started codeshare and mileage program tie-up. Now, with its codeshare ties with LAN Peru, JAL aims to further widen its South American network coverage to provide business and leisure customers alike, with greater convenience and support.
[New codeshare flights between the United States and Peru]
1. New codeshare flights from April 14, 2013
2. Reservations and sales for the new codeshare flights from April 2, 2013.
** Operated by LAN Peru between New York and Lima.
JAL flight schedule between Tokyo (Narita) and New York, Los Angeles, connecting above codeshare flights be informed as below.
***Operated by American Airlines
About LATAM Airlines Group, S.A.
LATAM Airlines Group S.A. is the new name given to LAN Airlines S.A. as a result of its association with TAM S.A. LATAM Airlines Group S.A. now includes LAN Airlines and its affiliates in Peru, Argentina, Colombia and Ecuador, and LAN Cargo and its affiliates, as well as TAM S.A. and its subsidiaries TAM Linhas Aereas S.A., including its business units TAM Transportes Aereos del Mercosur S.A., TAM Airlines (Paraguay) and Multiplus S.A. This association creates one of the largest airline groups in the world in terms of network connections, providing passenger transport services to about 150 destinations in 22 countries and cargo services to about 169 destinations in 27 countries, with a fleet of 311 aircraft. In total, LATAM Airlines Group has more than 52,000 employees and its shares are traded in Santiago, as well as on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of ADRs and Sao Paulo Stock Exchange in the form of BDRs.