Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has expanded its codeshare arrangement with All Nippon Airways, offering guests enhanced network connectivity between Japan and India. The reciprocal codeshare is open for sale and travel with immediate effect.
The agreement will mean guests travelling on both Jet Airways and All Nippon will be able to fly between Tokyo and Osaka in Japan to various points across India on connecting flights operated by both carriers.
In addition to the existing codeshare on All Nippon Airways Mumbai –Tokyo direct flights, Jet Airways will place its marketing code on All Nippon Airways operated flights between Hong Kong – Tokyo/Osaka and Bangkok - Tokyo. Similarly, All Nippon Airways will place its code on Jet Airways flights operated between Hong Kong and Mumbai/Delhi, Bangkok and Mumbai/Delhi/Kolkata, Singapore and Mumbai/Delhi/Chennai and on domestic India routes between Mumbai and Delhi/Chennai/Kolkata.
JetPrivilege members will earn JPMiles for their entire journey when they fly on Jet Airways codeshare flights from India to Japan.
There has been a steady rise in the traffic from 335,000 in 2009 to 465,000 passengers in 2011 representing a 39% growth.
Guests can now book a ticket between India and Japan with Jet Airways through travel agencies or via www.jetairways.com.
Nikos Kardassis, CEO of Jet Airways, said, “Jet Airways has constantly endeavored to offer enhanced travel opportunities to its guests and our codeshare agreement with All Nippon Airways is another distinctive travel solution. India and Japan share strong ties, ranging from leisure and business tourism to commercial trade. Thanks to the expanded codeshare agreement, we will be able to offer our guests wider access, unmatched connectivity and seamless travel to Japan’s key markets, with Japan’s premium airline. ”
About Jet Airways: Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 99 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 11 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 60 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 18 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 6.06 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. Flights to 73 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Milan, Muscat, New York (Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.