Air International 2005-12
I.Goold - oneworld /Commercial/
Japan Airlines is one of the latest operators to apply for membership to oneworld. The biggest carrier in the Asia/Pacific region, JAL would expand oneworld's network by around 10%, adding 68 destinations, 56 of them in Japan and five in China. JAL makes extensive use of Boeing 747s, this -300 is seen landing at Vancouver
In October 2005, Royal Jordanian was granted membership to oneworld, and has the distinction of being the first carrier from an Arab region to join any global airline group. One of the airline’s Airbus A340s is pictured on a test flight prior to delivery.
American Airlines has a strong presence in the United States, the only North American carrier in the alliance. One of the company's Boeing 767s is pictured landing at Birmingham.
Private South American carrier Linea Aerea Nacional de Chile (LAN Chile) was elected the eighth oneworld airline and offered alliance services from June 2000, alongside the ninth member, Irish flag-carrier Aer Lingus.
British Airways was one of the five founding members of oneworld when the alliance was formed in February 1999. A Boeing 737-400 on approach to Gatwick, one of the airline's two London bases, the other being Heathrow.