AA, BA and Iberia Expand Joint Codeshares

Another 317 codeshare flights added to trio’s trans-Atlantic joint business

From today, American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia are adding another 317 codeshare flights to their trans-Atlantic joint business between North America and Europe. This is in addition to more than 2,700 codeshares that were introduced at the launch of the three airlines’ joint business in October 2010. At that time codeshares were introduced between the UK and US and Spain and the US. This sees the carriers begin codesharing on flights to Canada, Mexico and many cities across Europe.

Customers can now visit any one of the airlines’ websites as a one-stop-shop and mix and match their flights from across the three airlines’ schedule to suit their itinerary and pocket. American adds its (AA*) code to an additional 57 British Airways flights to 16 destinations and four Iberia flights to two destinations. British Airways will add its (BA*) code to 42 additional American Airlines flights to 18 destinations and 56 Iberia flights to eight destinations.Iberia will add its (IB*) code to 72 American flights in 23 destinations and 86 British Airways flights to 24 destinations.

In total, as a result of the joint business, British Airways’ code, for example, will be published on over 2,800 American and Iberia flights serving more than 366 destinations. Altogether, the joint business will serve more than 400 destinations in over 100 countries with more than 5,200 daily flights.

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