• May 21, 2019

JAL to Start Codeshare Cooperation with Cathay Dragon

Japan Airlines (JAL), a member of the oneworld® alliance, has agreed with Cathay Dragon (KA), an affiliate of oneworld alliance member Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), to enter into a new codeshare cooperation. The new codeshare agreement includes three routes between Japan and Hong Kong, and five routes between Hong Kong and Asia on flights operated by Cathay Dragon.

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From May 29, JAL will place its code on the following routes, subject to regulatory approvals. (Flights are operated by Cathay Dragon)

  • Routes between Hong Kong and Haneda (HND), Fukuoka (FUK), Okinawa (OKA)
  • Routes between Hong Kong and Bengaluru (BLR), Kolkata (CCU), Dhaka (DAC), Penang (PEN), Chiang Mai (CNX)

With the new agreement, Fukuoka and Okinawa will be added to JAL’s codeshare network between Japan and Hong Kong, and customers will gain access to Hong Kong from seven airports in Japan. Booking for these new codeshare flights are planned to be made available from May 22.

Through our partnership with Cathay Dragon, JAL will continue to deliver our customers with even greater convenience and customer experience on flights throughout Asia.



About Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines (JAL) was founded in 1951 and became the first international airline in Japan. A member of the oneworld® alliance, the airline now reaches 349 airports in 52 countries and regions together with its codeshare partners with a modern fleet of 230 aircraft. JAL Mileage Bank (JMB), the airline's loyalty program, is one of the largest mileage programs in Asia. Awarded as one of the most punctual major international airlines and a certified 5-Star Airline by Skytrax, JAL is committed to providing customers with the highest levels of flight safety and quality in every aspect of its service, and aims to become one of the most preferred airlines in the world.

About Cathay Dragon
Cathay Dragon, a regional airline of the Hong Kong based Cathay Pacific group, operates 48 aircraft on scheduled services to more than 50 destinations in Mainland China and elsewhere in Asia.



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