Japan Airlines has been providing continuous service to Russia for nearly half a century, contributing to the economic development and cultural exchange between Japan and Russia. To further contribute to the diplomatic relationship between the two countries, the Company announced its inaugural nonstop service between Tokyo-Narita and Vladivostok, which is scheduled to start from the summer schedule of 2020.
Japan Airlines and Russia`s S7 Airlines, both members of the oneworld alliance, have been codeshare partners since 2013 to enhance their mutual network to provide customers, whether they are business or leisure travelers, with more convenience and an enjoyable experience on every journey.
S7 is one of Russia’s major airlines with the widest domestic network. With its main hub in Moscow (Domodedovo) and a modern fleet of aircraft, S7 connects some 150 destinations in 35 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Japan, a country well-known for its rich tradition and culture, features beautiful seasonal sceneries throughout the nation. In the last 5 years, the country has experienced an influx of foreign visitors with over 31 million in 2018 and with the Tokyo Olympic / Paralympic Games planned during the summer of 2020; the country is expecting this number to increase to 40 million by the end of next year.
The carrier is also committed to introducing the beautiful destination of Vladivostok to the Japanese market, which features an abundance of cultural sites and an enticing culinary experience in the region. The Company is committed to act as a bridge and contribute toward enhancing the economic development and cultural exchange within Japan and Russia.