Friday, 7 September 2018

Garuda Indonesia and Japan Airlines agree codesahe deal

Japan Airlines and Garuda Indonesia have agreed a new codeshare deal starting on 28th October. The deal will see the airlines share capacity on various domestic routes and select routes between Japan and Indonesia and on some trans-Pacific routes Japan Airlines operates.

"Indonesia is well known for its warm hospitality and rich diverse culture," said Yuji Akasaka, President of Japan Airlines. "We look forward to the partnership with Garuda Indonesia, who continuously strives through its transformation program and has achieved a 5-star Airline rating by Skytrax. I truly believe we can provide our mutual customers with the highest level of service, which excels the industry standard.”

Garuda Indonesia President & CEO Pahala N. Mansury said, “We are pleased to announce this partnership with JAL which will further extend our network not only to Japan but also to US. Japan is one of important market for Indonesia and through this partnership, we can offer more travel options for the increasing number of passengers travelling between the two countries and beyond Japan. At the same time, the partnership is expected to boost trade and tourism activities by making Indonesia much more accessible for Japan visitors.”

‘This partnership is believed to offer a unique advantage for Garuda Indonesia’s passengers who will enjoy JAL’s unparalleled services including check-through service, lounge access, in-flight meal and other services” said Pahala.