Codeshare Agreement between Juneyao Airlines and ANA Will Mainly Involve Sino-Japan Trunk Routes
Juneyao Airlines, a private-owned airlines in mainland China and the first “Connecting Partner” of Star Alliance, launched a codeshare cooperation starting from 25 March, 2018 with All Nippon Airways (ANA), one of the premier airlines in Japan focused on delivering excellent customer service.
The codeshare cooperation mainly involves Sino-Japan trunk routes as well as beyond flights. The airlines will benefit from the fruitful cooperation and is likely to further perfect its network in Asia, receiving opportunities to expand Japanese market and boost its internationalisation, and passengers will have more choices travelling between the two neighboring countries.
According to the codeshare agreement, the Chinese airlines will place its own “HO” code on ANA operated Sino-Japan trunk routes connecting Shanghai Pudong to Tokyo Haneda, Nagoya and Osaka Kansai, and also beyond routes in domestic Japan to Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo and Naha from Osaka Kansai.
On the other side, ANA will have its “NH” code on Juneyao operated Shanghai Pudong – Tokyo Haneda, Nagoya, Osaka Kansai and Nanjing – Osaka Kansai flights. Passengers will also see “NH” code on Juneyao operated Chinese domestic flights from Shanghai Pudong to Chongqing, Xi’an, Harbin and Changchun.
Both sides have agreed to start codeshare sales through both official channels and authorised agencies from 22 March.
In addition, both parties will set up transit counters in Shanghai Pudong and Osaka Kansai airport, offering seamless experience for transit passengers.
Besides the codeshare, the airlines and ANA have reached consensus on intensifying FFP (Frequent Flyer Programme) cooperation and providing top-notch FFP services. The FFP cooperation will start on the same day of the codeshare implementation and will allow customers from Juneyao Air Club and ANA Mileage Club to earn miles on certain classes and redeem flights of both sides.
Both carriers will also offer priority privileges for elite members on codeshare flights, including priority check-in, priority baggage handling, priority boarding, extra baggage allowance and lounge access.
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