April 17, 2012

Announcing A Codeshare With Japan Airlines (JAL)

We’re cozying up to one of our newest partners, Japan Airlines (JAL) with a codeshare agreement expanding the current interline partnership between our two networks in Tokyo and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport as well as Boston’s Logan International Airport.  Customers looking to make a reservation, which will feature JAL’s code on JetBlue-operated flights, can book starting tomorrow, April 18 for travel on or after April 22, 2012.


The start of the new agreement on April 22 coincides with JAL’s brand new service from Boston to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport using the super-efficient Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first ever nonstop flight from New England to Asia. Japan Airlines offers daily nonstop service to Narita from JFK, and customers may also continue to book tickets for combined interline travel on JetBlue and Japan Airlines through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), where travellers may connect onward to most major cities in Asia including Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Seoul, Shanghai, and Taipei.

Via Boston, customers can connect to Tokyo from thirteen U.S. destinations including Buffalo, N.Y.; Baltimore, MD; Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach, Fla.; Pittsburgh; Raleigh/Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; and Washington, D.C. (National and Dulles).

At New York, JetBlue offers easy connections between JAL-operated flights and cities including Buffalo, N.Y.; Burlington, Vt.; Charlotte, N.C.; Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa and West Palm Beach, Fla.; Houston, Texas; New Orleans, La.; Portland, Maine; Rochester and Syracuse, N.Y.; and Washington, D.C. (Dulles).

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2 Comments on “Announcing A Codeshare With Japan Airlines (JAL)”

  • Posted by Michael on April 17, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    So…I get oneworld points for flying JetBlue? That’s pretty awesome, though I’d rather get TrueBlue points for flying to Tokyo. :D

  • Posted by Kimi on April 17, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    I’m very impressed to see this!

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