China’s Juneyao Airlines have announced they are to begin a codeshare co-operation with Japan’s ANA.
Juneyao, one of the leading private-owned airlines in mainland China and the first “Connecting Partner” of Star Alliance, will launch codeshare cooperation starting from March 25, 2018 with 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. Therefore Juneyao 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 neighbouring countries.
According to the codeshare agreement, Juneyao 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 March 22. 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, Juneyao Airlines and ANA have reached consensus on intensifying FFP (Frequent Flyer Program) 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. What’s more, both carriers will offer priority privileges for elite members on codeshare flights, including priority check-in, priority baggage handling, priority boarding, extra baggage allowance and lounge access.