JAL, Malaysia Airlines to Expand Collaboration


Kuala Lumpur, May 27 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines <9201> said Monday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Malaysia Airlines to expand their collaboration by 2020.

The two airlines will discuss details, including adjusting air fares and flight schedules and conducting joint marketing activities.

The airlines will also explore collaboration in other operational areas, such as cargo. In April, they filed for regulatory approval for antitrust law exemptions.

JAL and Malaysia Airlines launched code-sharing flights between Japan and Malaysia in 2012.

Currently, JAL and Malaysia Airlines operate seven and 12 flights a week, respectively, between Narita International Airport near Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur.

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