Follow @SamJermy and @SupplyChainD on Twitter.American Airlines and Korean Air have signed an agreement to start code sharing. Permission to be on hold… Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) has announced Korean Air as the new codeshare partner for flights to Seoul via Incheon International Airport effective September 4. Codeshare is a commercial partnership for aviation in which a flight operated by one airline is marketed jointly by one or more other airlines. The agreement will allow Korean Air to sell tickets with its MARKETING flight number KE on flights operated by China Airlines. American Airlines and Korean Air have signed an agreement to begin code-sharing. Pending authorization, Korean Air will place its code on American Airlines flights between Dallas International Airport and Fort Worth in the United States of America and Incheon International Airport in Seoul, South Korea. To learn more about Korean Air and American Airline`s programs, routes, frequencies and partners, visit www.koreanair.com and hub.aa.com/en/nr/news Prior to the extended agreement, Korean Air, codeshare with China Airlines, offered a total of 25 flights per week only on the Seoul-Taipeih route; 14 flights from Korean Air and 11 flights from China Airlines. The new codeshare agreement will allow Korean Air to offer 21 additional flights between South Korea and Taiwan (seven flights on the Seoul-Kaohsiung route and 14 on the Taipei route), providing passengers with more flexibility, comfort and choice. Korean Air, the South Korean airline, has announced a strengthened codeshare agreement with China Airlines, which extends Korean Air flights between South Korea and Taiwan.
From 20 April 2015, flights will be added between Seoul and Kaohsiung, as well as between Busan and Taipei. The new codeshare agreement will begin on April 20, 2015, after approval by the authorities. Delta Air Lines and Korean Air are expanding their codeshare flights following the May 1 launch of a joint venture partnership offering customers first-class benefits on one of the most comprehensive networks in the trans-Pacific market. Korean Air and Royal Brunei Airlines have announced the launch of a codeshare partnership starting September 4. Korean Air will also schedule code-sharing on Alitalia flights from Rome to three domestic destinations – Milan, Venice and Bologna, as well as seven international destinations – Athens, Barcelona, Madrid, Munich, Budapest, Cairo and Casablanca. By extending SkyTeam`s code-sharing agreements between partners, passengers will receive smooth travel to global destinations. The agreement also allows members of Korean Air`s loyalty program, Skypass, to collect miles on all codeshare flights. Korean Air has announced the extension of its codeshare agreements with its colleagues De SkyTeam, Air France and Alitalia. Airfares under the codeshare agreement can be purchased from local travel agencies or through RB and Korean Air`s commercial office, call centre and websites; www.flyrb.com and www.koreanair.com Improved codeshare flights in North and South America will further strengthen the 36 existing codeshare routes in Asia.