The Japan Airlines has freshly announced its Codeshare and mileage program deal with Jetstar Japan. Jetstar Japan is a joint investment with the Mitsubishi Corporation, Qantas Group and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation.
Sale of tickets, reservations and JAL mileage redemption on flights of Jetstar Japan started from 27th February, 2013 for departures from 6th March, 2013.
JAL has started code sharing in 2007 with Jetstar on routes between Japan and Australia. The present code sharing includes all its domestic flights for customers connecting to and fro from JALs international services at Tokyo-Narita, Osaka-Kansai, and Nagoya-Chube.
Customers are provided with a single JL code for international and domestic flights operated by JAL and Jetstar Japan which in turn facilitates the customer with wider choice of flights and timings.
JAL Mileage Bank members can also utilize their accrued mileage points to redeem tickets on Jetstar Japan flights.
Jetstar Japan is the 17th Airline the JAL has with similar arrangements expanding cooperation with different airlines.