Finnair to start codeshare with US Airways

Finnish carrier stresses better connections to USA

Finnair has launched codeshare flights with transatlantic joint business partner US Airways, providing passengers increased access to cities in North America.

Customers can book tickets for codeshare flights for travel beginning July 24. The agreement also gives more possibilities for members of both frequent flyer programs to earn and redeem points and miles.

Through the codeshare cooperation, Finnair customers will have more options when traveling from Europe to the United States on US Airways’ direct flights to Charlotte and Philadelphia. Customers can also book travel on US Airways’ flights beyond JFK to Charlotte and Phoenix.

The Finnair flight code will be added to US Airways’ transatlantic flights from Charlotte to Frankfurt, Rome, Dublin, London, Manchester, Barcelona, Lisbon, Brussels, Madrid and Paris; from Philadelphia to Frankfurt, Zurich, Venice, Munich, Rome, Dublin, London, Manchester, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, Brussels, Paris, Athens, Glasgow, Shannon, Edinburgh and Amsterdam.

US Airways customers can book Finnair flights from New York, Toronto and Miami to Helsinki and beyond. Its code will be added to flights operated by Finnair from Helsinki to Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Oulu, Paris, Brussels, Munich, Frankfurt, Zurich and London.

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[pictured: Airbus A330; courtesy Finnair]