The two airlines begin codesharing on flights between Russia and Japan on Thursday.
S7 flights linking Tokyo (Narita) with Russia's main hubs in the Far East, Vladivostok and Khabarovsk will also come under the scheme. Picture: S7 airline
JAL currently operates a nonstop service three times a week between Tokyo (Narita) and Moscow (Domodedovo) which will now come under the codeshare agreement.
S7 flights linking Tokyo (Narita) with Russia's main hubs in the Far East, Vladivostok and Khabarovsk will also come under the scheme.
The Siberian-based airline will also begin marketing several JAL-operated flights between Narita and key domestic points in Japan from February 15.
S7 is one of Russia's major airlines which claims the widest domestic network from its main hub in Moscow Moscow (Domodedovo) and a modern fleet of Airbus A320, A319, Boeing 737-800 and -400 aircraft.
S7 operates regular services to Europe, the Middle East and Asia, reaching over 80 cities in 20 countries, including 45 regions within its home country.
The airline - known for its Novosibirsk-based S7 brand - has been once of the success stories of Russian aviation in recent years.
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