Joint Venture with MH

Old May 27, 19, 3:52 am
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Old May 28, 19, 12:40 am
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A bit like the UA NH JV, I know very clearly what metal I will be on....

I wonder why they need this. But maybe it will end up the same way as the SU JV.
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Old May 29, 19, 7:24 am
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Since two internationally reported incidents on MH (KUL-PEK 777 went missing without trace, and AMS-KUL 777 shot down over Ukraine) it is well reported that MH is not doing financially well at all. Some on the media is saying how long MH will last. My guess is MH needed this JV more than JL needed this JV.
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Old May 29, 19, 5:12 pm
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Yeah, I clearly see the benefits for MH here. But I do struggle a bit to see what JL wants to gain.
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Is JAL possibly considering buying MH, of course at the right price, and sees this as a way to get more information about MH?
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Originally Posted by MSPeconomist View Post
Is JAL possibly considering buying MH, of course at the right price, and sees this as a way to get more information about MH?
They might, but they better make very sure that government influences on future decisions is brought down to zero before making the acquisition.
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Old May 29, 19, 10:34 pm
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Maybe JAL is not being able to compete with MH prices. JV would be a good way to level both prices up.
Similar to what happened with AA. I can't find the good prices AA had before the JV.
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Do we get bonus miles now with MH?
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Old Jun 3, 19, 10:59 pm
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Do we get bonus miles now with MH?
No idea for MH case. But JL's policy is simple. Any flights booked as JL marketed flights(JLxxxx) are considered as JL flight.
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Old Jun 3, 19, 11:18 pm
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No idea for MH case. But JL's policy is simple. Any flights booked as JL marketed flights(JLxxxx) are considered as JL flight.
Yes but with BA and AA JV elite members get extra miles to spend compared to other OW partners, so it will be interesting to see if that comes with MH as well.
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Yes but with BA and AA JV elite members get extra miles to spend compared to other OW partners, so it will be interesting to see if that comes with MH as well.
Oh I missed that point.
https://www.jal.co.jp/en/jalmile/flyon/status.html

No bonus for AY so far...?
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Old Sep 17, 19, 2:30 am
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https://www.todayonline.com/world/ja...aysia-airlines

buying stakes because that’s what the governments want? Why do that when they won’t even give us equal and fair slot allocation?
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JL and MH Joint venture approved

JL and MH antitrust exclusion annoucement
Malaysia Airlines and Japan Airlines Granted Approvals for Joint Business Agreement
As above but from MH side

I am very curious what will happens next coming April 2020 onwards
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Old Jul 10, 20, 3:23 am
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Malaysia Airlines (MH) and Japan Airlines (JL) are set to launch a joint business partnership on July 25, 2020

https://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/202007/005685.html
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Old Jul 12, 20, 8:16 pm
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Meanwhile on MH web page there massive banner on their web page (i think they put it over the weekend or Friday itself). Not sure how will schedule will look like once everything back to normal as MH as 2/3 flight per day to Tokyo. (not including the one round trip to Kansai as well as Narita via Kota Kinabalu/BKI)

I supposed this will extend to connecting flight? I am surprised this thing still went on even with the current messy situation

**Note the JL plane is actually a350 instead of 787 which they currently being used to KUL

MH web-page announcing the partnership.
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