JAL launches prize contest to mark its addition to oneworld

2007年2月16日

To celebrate its forthcoming membership of the oneworld® alliance from 1 April 2007, JAL is giving customers worldwide the chance to win one of 60 pairs of Global Explorer round-the-world tickets in the 'JAL Joins oneworld Prize Contest'.

JAL, together with Malév Hungarian Airlines and Royal Jordanian Airlines will start offering oneworld services and benefits from 1 April 2007 in the biggest expansion of the alliance since its launch eight years ago. Five other members of the JAL Group will join oneworld, the world's leading multilateral airline alliance, alongside JAL on the same day, as affiliates - JALways, Japan Asia Airways, JAL Express, J-AIR and Japan Transocean Air.

As a member of oneworld, JAL will be able further to strengthen the quality of its products and services, providing customers with greater convenience, comfort, value and choice throughout the alliance's comprehensive network which serves some 700 destinations in nearly 150 countries worldwide.

To enter the 'JAL Joins oneworld Prize Contest' and for the opportunity to win a pair of economy class Global Explorer round-the -world tickets, simply go to www.jaloneworld.com/en/ between now and 30 April 2007 (23:59 Japan standard time), and answer five multiple-choice questions on JAL and oneworld.

The names of 60 contestants who have correctly answered all questions will be randomly selected as winners of the tickets. (Rules and conditions apply).

With a Global Explorer ticket, winners can travel around the world on oneworld's network and that of other participating carriers including the alliance's new recruits JAL, Malév and Royal Jordanian. They can choose to go on up to a year-long journey around the world, stopping in a maximum of 15 destinations.

A round-the-world itinerary could include relaxing on a beautiful beach in a South Pacific island, or enjoying the fantastic sights and sounds of Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia.

Providing simple, flexible, and affordable round-the-world travel, 'Global Explorer' fares are just one of oneworld's range of innovative products. JAL started offering Global Explorer fares on 1 April 2006. The airline will start participating in the alliance's full range of fares and sales products from 1 April 2007.

The oneworld alliance enables its member airlines to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. These include a broader route network, opportunities to earn and redeem frequent flyer miles and points across the combined oneworld network and more airport lounges.

From 1 April 2007, the members of oneworld will comprise JAL, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, LAN Airlines, Malév Hungarian Airlines, Qantas and Royal Jordanian Airlines, plus their affiliates.