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JAL NEWS - Japan Airlines and Virgin America Begin Interline Agreement


Dear JAL Valued Travel Partners:

San Francisco – June 12, 2012 – Virgin America (VX), the California-based airline, announces a new interline agreement with Japan Airlines (JL), offering seamless travel on the networks of both carriers across their respective North American and Asian routes. Virgin America has grown to 18 destinations, a fleet of 52 new aircraft and more than 2,600 teammates since its launch in August 2007.


JAL offers daily service from Virgin Americafs home base San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Tokyo-Haneda (HND) and daily nonstop service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – a focus city for Virgin America –to JAL's hub at Tokyo's Narita International Airport (NRT), where travelers may connect onward to most major cities in Asia including Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Seoul, Shanghai, and Taipei. In addition, JAL serves Narita from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Chicago OfHare International Airport (ORD) and New Yorkfs JFK. Both airlines will transfer baggage between connecting flights to guestsf final destinations.


Interline electronic tickets for Virgin America and JAL connecting flights can now be booked through all the major Global Distribution Systems (GDS). Travel agents should refer to JALfs GDS reference pages for further booking instructions.


Virgin America flies to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C. (IAD), Seattle, Las Vegas, San Diego, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Dallas–Fort Worth, Los Cabos, Cancun, Chicago, Puerto Vallarta, Palm Springs (seasonally), Philadelphia, Portland and – as of August 14th – Washington D.C.fs Reagan National (DCA).




June 12, 2012

Japan Airlines


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