Finnair has unveiled its intention to join
British Airways (BA) and Japan Airlines (JAL) in their joint
BA and JAL entered into a joint business
arrangement in October 2012, providing their customers with better
connectivity between Europe and Japan, increased flight choices
and enhanced frequent flyer benefits.
The addition of Finnair to
the joint business will further enhance these customer benefits
and allow the three airlines to cooperate on expanding their
presence within and to and from this important market.
will strengthen the joint business agreement and enable the
oneworld alliance to compete more effectively around the world.
The new joint business arrangement is subject to regulatory
Pekka Vauramo, CEO of Finnair said, “We are
delighted to deepen our cooperation with other oneworld partners.
JAL and BA are both leading carriers in their home markets. Japan
in particular, is one of Finnair's core markets and we look
forward to the benefits this strategic joint business agreement
will bring to our customers and other stakeholders.”
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