New Codeshare Agreement Launched By Aer Lingus And American Airlines
Aer Lingus has announced that it is launching a new codeshare agreement with American Airlines this week.
In a statement published on mediacentre.aerlingus.com, Aer Lingus said that its new codeshare agreement with American Airlines means that individuals travelling with Aer Lingus will be able to book codeshare travel on American Airlines services from Chicago O'Hare to Albuquerque, Nashville, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose, and Tucson.
Additionally, American Airlines will place its codes on Aer Lingus services between London Heathrow and Dublin, and codeshare flights can also be booked from Dublin to Amsterdam, Birmingham, London Gatwick and Manchester, and from London Heathrow to Belfast City, Cork and Shannon.
Further expansion of the codeshare is planned for the near future.
Aer Lingus Chief Strategy And Planning Officer Statement
In the statement published on mediacentre.aerlingus.com, Aer Lingus's chief strategy and planning officer, Reid Mooney, said, "We are delighted that through the codeshare agreement with American Airlines, Aer Lingus customers will be able to avail of greater connectivity options and more seamless travel between the U.S. and Europe via our Dublin hub, which also has the added benefit of US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) pre-clearance located in Dublin."
American Airlines Vice President Of Alliances Statement
Meanwhile, American Airlines' vice president of alliances, Anmol Bhargava, commented, "We are excited to extend our relationship with our newest joint business partner, Aer Lingus, with this codeshare agreement. Through our transatlantic joint business, customers have more choices to key destinations in Europe and, now, Ireland."
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