20 March 2019

KWM advises Japan Airlines on new joint venture with Travelport

King & Wood Mallesons London and Tokyo teams are advising Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., (JAL) on its proposed joint venture with leading travel technology company, Travelport Worldwide (Travelport).

JAL and Travelport have announced that the new joint venture is expected to be formed on 1st June 2019 and will operate under the brand name Travelport Axess. The joint venture will take ownership of Travelport Japan K.K. and JAL’s 100% owned subsidiary, Axess International Network, Inc., and will operate a Global Distribution System (GDS) tailored to the needs of the Japanese travel industry.

London-based corporate partner Barri Mendelsohn comments: “We are pleased to be advising JAL on this new joint venture that combines the strengths of two companies who are leaders in their respective fields and will bring about efficiencies for JAL’s travel agencies and customers.”

The KWM London-based team is led by corporate partner Barri Mendelsohn, who is supported by corporate associate Jenny Goodrich. KWM’s Tokyo-based team is led by corporate partner Yoshiki Tsurumaki, who is supported by associate Chisaki Kishi.

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