The British Airways and the Japan Airlines have started code sharing on the routes between Tokyo and London (Heathrow). For now the airlines are sharing on a total of 23 routes connecting London with 23 other European cities and on 8 routes between Tokyo (Narita) and 7 destinations domestically and internationally.
Moreover, both the members of the oneworld alliance will begin to market each other’s services between Tokyo and London Heathrow. The airlines will be placing their respective flight indicators on the daily service that they operate between London and Tokyo’s Narita Airport.
They will also be operating five weekly flights to/from Tokyo’s downtown gateway at Haneda jointly offering customers 19 weekly flights between two cities. In addition to the with the commencement of the Tokyo-London codeshare JAL and BA will also be selling aligned fares applicable for JAL and BA operated flights on these routes originating from their city.
With the fares that will be available from both airlines, the customers can also chose to use a combination of JAL and BA in a single round trip itinerary due to which the flight options will be expanded. So the customer will have the liberty to fly BA on one way and JAL on the other.