Air India and All Nippon codeshare between the two countries

Air India and All Nippon codeshare between the two countries
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Air India and All Nippon Airways have signed a codeshare agreement connecting their networks.

    The new commercial partnership will provide more travel opportunities for customers of both India’s leading global airline and the largest Japans largest carrier.

    Effective from 23rd May, the Air India and All Nippon Airways agreement will see passengers fly to their desired destination by combining flights between India and Japan with a single ticket.

    In addition, guests of both airlines flying on codeshare flights will enjoy premium services such as lounge access and priority boarding that Star Alliance offers to its premium members.

    Available for sale from 23 April 2024, Air India will add its ‘AI’ designator code on ANA’s flights between Tokyo Haneda and Delhi as well as Tokyo Narita and Mumbai, while All Nippon Airways will add its ‘NH’ designator code on Air Indias flight between Tokyo Narita and Delhi. Air India and ANA are also considering further expanding their cooperation on additional routes.

    “This codeshare agreement with All Nippon Airways marks an important step forward in connecting India and Japan,” said Nipun Aggarwal, Chief Commercial & Transformation Officer, Air India.

    “This collaboration broadens our network connectivity and offers our guests seamless travel experiences and a wider choice of flights between the two countries. We look forward to a successful collaboration with ANA and exploring further avenues for cooperation in the future.”

    The agreement further consolidates the economic, commercial and tourism relationships between India and Japan.

    “We look forward to building this strategic partnership with Air India, as it is a significant step towards furthering stronger air connectivity and enhancing customer experience between Japan and India,” said Katsuya Goto, Member of the Board and Executive Vice President of Alliances and International Affairs, All Nippon Airways.

    “This collaboration is a testament to ANA’s commitment to improving the air travel experience for all of its travellers and we hope this will lead to a seamless travel environment between our two nations.”

    (Featured Image: Air India’s Chief Commercial & Transformation Officer, Nipun Aggarwal, and ANA’s Member of the Board and EVP Alliances & International Affairs, Katsuya Goto, at the signing ceremony of the codeshare partnership.)

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