American Airlines and Japan Airlines Corp commenced a trans-Pacific alliance on 01-Apr-2011 enabling them to coordinate schedules and set fares and market promotions jointly (Wall Street Journal, 01-Apr-2011). Despite short-term challenges in the Japan market, the carriers are committed to the partnership "for the long term", said Tsutomu Ando, JAL's executive officer for international alliance.
American and Japan Airlines commence trans-Pacific alliance
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