Japan Airlines is expanding its codeshare
network with Air France. The network currently connects Japan to
11 other destinations in Europe via Paris.
From July 7, 2009, JAL will start codesharing flights operated by Air France between Paris and Istanbul.
Reservations for these codeshare flights will begin on the same
day, July 7, 2009.
JAL and Air France first started codesharing in 1960 and at present, the agreement includes codeshare
flights from Tokyo (Narita) and Osaka (Kansai) to Paris.
existing codeshare flights connect Paris to Barcelona, Berlin,
Copenhagen, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Lyon, Munich, Nice, Prague,
Stockholm and Warsaw.
With the addition of the Paris-Istanbul
route, the total number of destinations in Europe served by codesharing flights between JAL and Air France, including Paris,
increases to 13.
JAL now serves a total of 32 cities on 44 routes in Europe
through codeshare agreements with Air France, Alitalia and JAL's
oneworld partner airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia and Malev-Hungarian Airlines.
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