Japan Airlines and S7 Airlines of Russia announced plans to increase the number of flights covered by their codeshare agreement starting March 19 of this year. Both airlines are members of the oneworld alliance.
JAL and S7 first announced their codeshare agreement in January of last year. The original agreement covered S7 flights between Tokyo Narita and the Russian cities of Khabarovsk and Vladivostok and JAL flights several JAL-operated flights between Tokyo Narita and various destinations in Japan.
The new codeshare flights will be on 12 routes between Moscow Domodedova Airport and domestic locations in Russia.
Flights will operate on S7 Airlines between Moscow and the Russian cities of St. Petersburg, Samara, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov, Perm, Ufa, Chelyabinsk, Volgograd, Krasnodar, and Sochi.
St. Petersburg is the second-largest city in Russia, while Sochi hosted the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
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