JAPAN : More code sharing for JAL and China Eastern

Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced it will start code sharing on 6 additional routes operated by China Eastern Airlines (MU) between China and Japan. The new code share agreement will enable JAL to place its "JL" designator on China Eastern Airlines’ flights operating between Shanghai and Qingdao and Japanese cities of Kagoshima, Matsuyama, Niigata, Okinawa, […]


Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced it will start code sharing on 6 additional routes operated by China Eastern Airlines (MU) between China and Japan.

The new code share agreement will enable JAL to place its "JL" designator on China Eastern Airlines’ flights operating between Shanghai and Qingdao and Japanese cities of Kagoshima, Matsuyama, Niigata, Okinawa, Fukuoka and Nagoya.

With this code share expansion, JAL’s Japan-China network will serve 13 cities in China on 36 routes with a total of 318 flights per week. Of these flights JAL operates some 180 flightsper week to 10 airports in China.

JAL and China Eastern have been code share partners since September 2002. The new agreement increases to 15 the number of routes on which theairlines code share.