British Airways and American Airlines sign code share agreement for Indian market

Posted: March 28, 2012 in Airlines, Aviation & Airports (General News), India
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British Airways (BA) and American Airlines (AA) recently announced a new code share agreement on flights from London to five key Indian cities. Attributable to British Airways’ flight network, travellers can travel to global destinations through British Airway’s London hub.

Oneworld partners BA and American

Oneworld partners BA and American

This new codeshare agreement will provide British Airways’ Indian customers with more choices and greater connectivity when travelling on transatlantic routes. For travel commencing from March 29, 2012, the two airlines will code share on services from Heathrow to Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

British Airways customers will be able to book their whole journey on ba.com, earn frequent flyer points on the code share routes, gain access to shared other’s airport lounges and enjoy combined outstanding customer service and support from both airlines.

“India remains one of our most important long-haul destinations and this code share service with American Airlines will serve as the perfect complement to our existing European routes providing customer access to US, Canada & Mexico.” said Christopher Fordyce, British Airways Regional Commercial Manager- South Asia, British Airways PLC.

Kenji Hashimoto, American’s Vice President – Strategic Alliances added, “This new code share relationship will give our customers extra options and easier access to India while enjoying the excellent service British Airways has to offer. Adding convenience for our joint customers is one of our primary goals and our network is able to grow because of this new codeshare agreement.”

Original story by TBM (TravelBizmonitor.com) here…..


Wednesday, March 28, 2012
By TBM Staff | Mumbai


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