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Alaska Airlines Enhances Global Connectivity With Expanded British Airways Codeshare
Alaska Airlines is expanding their codeshare partnership with long-term European partner and fellow oneworld member British Airways. The expansion includes 16 markets via London Heathrow from Alaska’s Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles hubs.
On Tuesday (November 2, 2021), Alaska Airlines announced an expansion of their codeshare partnership with fellow oneworld member British Airways. The expansion will include 16 new markets via London Heathrow, connecting Alaska’s network beyond their Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles hubs. Since joining oneworld on March 31, 2021, Alaska Airlines has added 188 additional codeshared routes, an increase of 39 percent. Alaska has implemented new partnerships with Qatar Airways and Iberia, while expanding cooperation with oneworld partners American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Finnair. These six oneworld member airlines currently offer 16 daily international flights to Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, enabling seamless connectivity to Alaska’s comprehensive West Coast network.
In Tuesday’s announcement, Alaska Airlines’ Senior Vice President of Fleet, Finance and Alliances, Nat Pieper, said,
“We're excited to deepen our partnership with British Airways. Alaska guests have valued access to London and Europe with British Airways for years, and the additional pathways announced today will make it even more convenient.”
Alaska Airlines and their regional partners serve over 120 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica. The sustainability-focused carrier emphasizes Next-Level Care for guests, while offering low fares and award-winning service. Alaska has hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and Anchorage. The carrier is a member of the oneworld global alliance, and along with their additional partners, Alaska Airlines’ guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 1,000 global destinations on over 20 airlines. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of the Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK).
Source: Alaska Airlines