US Airways and airberlin launch codeshare agreement
FORT WORTH, TX - US Airways, part of American Airlines Group, today announces the launch of its codeshare agreement with fellow oneworld member airberlin, further enhancing its relationship with the B
FORT WORTH, TX – US Airways, part of American Airlines Group, today announces the launch of its codeshare agreement with fellow oneworld member airberlin, further enhancing its relationship with the Berlin-based carrier and providing customers increased access to major destinations throughout Germany and beyond.
The codeshare includes placing the US Airways code on airberlin flights from Chicago, Miami and New York (JFK) to Berlin, and from Fort Myers, Florida, Los Angeles, Miami and New York (JFK) to Dusseldorf. From Berlin and Dusseldorf, customers will have access to 16 destinations in Europe, including airberlin’s flights to Copenhagen, Hamburg, Munich and Vienna. Customers traveling with airberlin will now be able to book codeshare travel on US Airways flights from Frankfurt to Charlotte and Philadelphia, Zurich to Philadelphia, and from Munich to Philadelphia, as well as connecting service to Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and Phoenix.
“American Airlines has a longstanding relationship with our fellow oneworld member airberlin, and we are excited to extend that relationship to US Airways flights with this codeshare agreement,” said Kurt Stache, senior vice president – alliances and partnerships, American Airlines. “Through our strategic partnership with airberlin, we’re able to continue to provide our customers access to key points across Germany and Europe, further strengthening our combined global network.”
“We have been maintaining a strong relationship with American Airlines for many years already,” said Stephan Nagel, senior vice president – alliances and cooperation, airberlin. “Thanks to the agreement with US Airways airberlin continues to extend its presence in North America and further strengthens the cooperation with its oneworld partners in the U.S. This relationship will add significant value for both our customers by offering even more travel opportunities.”
Through the codeshare, members of the US Airways Dividend Miles and airberlin topbonus frequent flyer programs are able to earn miles on flights operated by the other carrier, providing another valuable benefit to customers.
US Airways plans to implement codeshare agreements with select other members of the oneworld alliance in the coming months. The airline joined oneworld as an affiliate member on March 31, and will remain as such until it fully integrates with American Airlines as part of their merger to create the largest airline in the world.