ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

JAL partners with Tata group airline to expand India access

Code-sharing deal part of Japanese carrier's overseas growth

Japan Airlines Executive Vice President Tadashi Fujita, left, and Vistara CEO Phee Teik Yeoh announce the partnership between their carriers in New Delhi.

NEW DELHI -- Japan Airlines will extend its reach in fast-growing India by teaming with Tata group airline Vistara, the latest step in the carrier's aggressive international expansion.

JAL announced plans Thursday for code-sharing with Vistara on Japan-Delhi flights as well as domestic service within each country by the end of fiscal 2018. The carriers intend to link their mileage programs by the same year or later.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more