Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline and Japan Airlines today announced a codeshare arrangement that makes travel between Japan and Fiji much more convenient for travelers. Both airlines are members of the oneworld® alliance family, with Japan Airlines being a fully-fledged member while Fiji Airways is a member of the oneworld connect programme.
The codeshare arrangement, now open for sale, will allow Japan Airlines to offer almost daily flights between Nadi (NAN) and Tokyo Narita (NRT), with two direct services and options via our other Asian gateways Singapore (SIN), and Hong Kong (HKG), utilising the `JL` designator code on flights operated by Fiji Airways. (*)
Andre Viljoen, Fiji Airways Managing Director & CEO, said: “We’re delighted to add our fifth oneworld airline to our global network as a highly valued codeshare partner. We look forward to working with our friends from Japan Airlines to bring more of their customers to Fiji, one of the world’s most sought after travel destinations as well as the wider South Pacific.”
Yuji Akasaka, President of Japan Airlines, said: “The partnership with Fiji Airways will provide customers with convenient travel options between Japan and the beautiful destination of Fiji. As we head toward 2020, this agreement will further expand JAL`s international network, which is extremely valuable for our business model. We look forward to a successful partnership that will generate excitement to travelers around the world.”
Once regulatory approvals are obtained, tickets will be progressively made available for sale through various booking channels.
(*) Subject to regulatory approvals