Japan Airlines and JetBlue Airways have signed a
codeshare agreement that will place JL flight indicators on select
JetBlue-operated flights that connect New York and Boston with 21
destinations in the US from 22 April 2012.
Sales and reservations begin today, 18 April
JetBlue is an US-based airline known for
its leather seats, one of
the widest seat pitches in economy class, free inflight
entertainment in every seat, and unlimited snacks and drinks.
Under the new codeshare agreement, customers can more easily
connect between JAL's daily Tokyo, Narita service and US domestic
cities such as New Orleans, LA; Portland, ME; Rochester and
Syracuse, NY; and Washington, DC (Dulles), at JetBlue's home base
at John F. Kennedy in New York.
Via Boston Logan International Airport -
JetBlue's focus city, the
codeshare arrangement will allow customers to smoothly transfer
between JAL's latest nonstop flights to and from Tokyo, Narita,
and such US destinations as Buffalo, NY; Baltimore, MD; Fort
Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm
The start of the new codeshare flights will
coincide with JAL's launch of the brand new Tokyo (Narita) -
Boston route using
Boeing 787 Dreamliner on
22 April 2012. This first ever nonstop service between New England
and Asia is a transpacific joint business route with oneworld
alliance partner American Airlines, with whom JAL also has an
extensive codeshare agreement.
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