JAL and jetStar has reached a deal to offer codeshare flights operated by jetStar on Japan-Australia route.
JAL hopes to codeshare with jetStar as early as 25MAR07, however, this is still under government approval.
In one of the first codeshare deal between full service and LCC carrier, only passengers purchase JAL ticket with JL flight number will receive full meal and drink service. Those who purchase with jetStar with JQ flight number will not receive any free meals. However, alcoholic beverage service is still under discussion.
JAL will have the ability to sell as many seats on jetStar it wants.
The new codeshare will have minimal effect after JAL pulls out Osaka-Brisbane-Sydney-Osaka on 24MAR07