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Bangkok Airways and Japan Airlines Start Codeshare and Mileage Tie-up

Bangkok Airways and Japan Airlines Start Codeshare and Mileage Tie-upBangkok Airways (PG) and Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced the commencement of their codeshare agreement on selected flights between three airports in Japan and Bangkok operated by JAL, as well as between Bangkok and four points within the region on PG, effective from November 15, 2012.

The new partnership will enable customers of both Japan Airlines and Bangkok Airways travelling from Tokyo’s Haneda and Narita airports, and Osaka (Kansai), a smoother transit through Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and onward to Mumbai, Koh Samui, Phuket and Chiang Mai, and vice versa.

PG and JAL have also agreed on a reciprocal mileage tie-up that will enable Bangkok Airways’ FlyerBonus members to redeemaward tickets on either airline for departures on or after November 15, 2012.

Reservations, sales and redemption for the codeshare flights and award tickets start from November 8, 2012.

“Creating a more comprehensive network and providing a wider range of mileage-redemption options for the convenience of our customers are important aspects of service,” said Tsutomu Ando, Executive Officer for International Alliance of Japan Airlines. “Through partnerships with quality airlines that have an extensive reach in their region such as Bangkok Airways, we hope to improve our ability to facilitate travel for businesses and leisure to and from Japan.”

Mr. Peter Wiesner, Bangkok Airway’s Senior Vice President – Network management commented “This new partnership will offer better flight connectivity for passengers travelling from long-haul routes with Japan Airlines to Bangkok for their onward journey to Mumbai. Moreover, Thailand’s key destinations namely Koh Samui, Phuket and Chiang Mai always have great potentials which attract a large number of tourists, especially Japanese. Therefore, we believe this partnership will offer a unique service for Japan Airlines passengers and will strengthen Bangkok Airways’ extensive network as well as boosting tourism in Asia.”

Flights will be operated according to the following schedule*:

Japan Airline (JL) operated flights (International):

Operating Flight No.

Marketing

Flight No.

Routing

Effective Period

Aircraft

JL33

PG4152

HANEDA/BANGKOK

15NOV12-30MAR13

B767

JL34

PG4153

BANGKOK/HANEDA

15NOV12-30MAR13

B767

JL707

PG4160

NARITA/BANGKOK

15NOV12-30MAR13

B767

JL708

PG4161

BANGKOK/NARITA

15NOV12-30MAR13

B767

JL717

PG4162

NARITA/BANGKOK

15NOV12-30MAR13

B777

JL718

PG4163

BANGKOK/NARITA

15NOV12-30MAR13

B777

JL727

PG4170

KANSAI/BANGKOK

15NOV12-30MAR13

B767

JL728

PG4171

BANGKOK/KANSAI

15NOV12-30MAR13

B767

 Bangkok Airways (PG) operated flights (International):

Operating Flight No.

Marketing

Flight No.

Routing

Effective Period

Aircraft

PG733

JL5979

BANGKOK/MUMBAI

15NOV12-30MAR13

A320

PG734

JL5978

MUMBAI/BANGKOK

15NOV12-30MAR13

A320

 

Bangkok Airways (PG) operated flight (Domestic):

Operating Flight No.

Marketing

Flight No.

Routing

Effective Period

Aircraft

PG119

JL5983

BANGKOK/SAMUI

15NOV12-30MAR13

ATR

PG169

JL5985

BANGKOK/SAMUI

15NOV12-30MAR13

A319

PG170

JL5982

SAMUI/BANGKOK

15NOV12-30MAR13

A319

PG806

JL5984

SAMUI/BANGKOK

15NOV12-30MAR13

A319

PG271

JL5987

BANGKOK/PHUKET

15NOV12-30MAR13

A320

PG277

JL5989

BANGKOK/PHUKET

15NOV12-30MAR13

A320

PG278

JL5988

PHUKET/BANGKOK

15NOV12-30MAR13

A320

PG215

JL5991

BANGKOK/CHIANG MAI

15NOV12-30MAR13

A320

PG906

JL5993

BANGKOK/CHIANG MAI

15NOV12-30MAR13

A319

PG221

JL5995

BANGKOK/CHIANG MAI

15NOV12-30MAR13

A319

PG220

JL5990

CHIANG MAI/BANGKOK

15NOV12-30MAR13

A319

For more information on Japan Airlines and Bangkok Airways, including its destinations and services, please visit www.jal.com and www.bangkokair.com.



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