Vietjet and Japan Airlines to Commence Codeshare Ticket Sales
New-age airline Vietjet and Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced that both carriers` will begin sales of their codeshare flights starting Tuesday, 23 October 2018.
This follows a formal partnership agreement between both parties in 2017, in which Vietjet and JAL signed a Memorandum of Understanding for commercial cooperation. The two airlines now offer codeshare flights on domestic destinations in Vietnam and on international flights between Vietnam and Japan.
Applicable routes operated by Vietjet include domestic flights connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi; Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang; Hanoi and Da Nang; and international flights linking Kansai with Hanoi. The codeshare flights will be available for travel from 28 October 2018, while the Kansai to Hanoi route specifically commences operation on 8 November 2018.
According to the agreement, Vietjet and JAL aims to continue expanding their codeshare routes in the near future, including other flight services between Japan and Vietnam as well as JAL’s domestic flights, and Vietjet’s domestic flights.
Vietjet, the largest domestic airline in Vietnam, started its flight services in 2011 and now operates an expanding network all over Vietnam and Asia. Offering convenient and friendly services with reasonable fares and many other attractive add-on services, Vietjet has succeeded in creating new demands in Vietnam. As a new-age carrier, it also offers top-class service called “SkyBoss”, which has been very well received among passengers expecting quality service.
* (Codeshare flights are subject to government approval)
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 54 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. For more information, please visit www.jal.com/en/outline/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/JapanAirlinesWorldwide/ Follow JAL on Instagram at @japanairlines_jal
Vietjet is the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age airline offering flexibly-saving ticket fares and diversified services to meet customers’ demands. It provides not only transport services but also uses the latest e-commerce technologies to offer various products and services for consumers. Vietjet is a fully-fledged member of
International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certificate.
The airline was also named as one of the Top 500 Brands in Asia 2016 by global marketing research company Nielsen, “Best Asian Low Cost Carrier” at the TTG Travel Awards 2015, which compiles votes from travelers, travel agencies and tour operators in throughout Asia and “Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline 2018” by the world’s only safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com. The airline has been listed in the world’s 50 best airlines for healthy financing and operations by Airfinance Journal in 2018.
Currently, Vietjet operates 60 A320, A321 aircraft with more than 385 flights daily, carrying more than 65 million passengers to date, with 101 routes covering destinations across Vietnam and international destinations such as Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, mainland China, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia.
The airline has plans to expand its flight network across the Asia-Pacific region and has signed contracts to buy new-generation aircraft from prestigious global plane manufacturers.