Alaska Airlines expands its global reach with British Airways codeshare

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Alaska Airlines announced that it will further expand its codeshare with long-time partner British Airways. 

This will allow the Seattle-based airline to cover additional 16 markets in Alaska’s network from its Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles hubs to British Airways’ nonstop service from London Heathrow (LHR). 

“We’re excited to deepen our partnership with British Airways,” Nat Pieper, senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances at Alaska Airlines, said in a statement

“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.”

An Alaska Airlines representative advised AeroTime Hub that the expanded destinations are as follows:

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to:

Boise Airport Idaho (BOI) ,Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport( BZN), Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT), McCarran International Airport (LAS),Portland International Airport (PDX),Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA), San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Seattle Tacoma Airport (SEA) to:

Glacier Park International Airport (FCA), McCarran International Airport (LAS), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Missoula Montana Airport (MSO), San Diego International Airport (SAN), Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to:

McCarran International Airport (LAS), Portland International Airport (PDX), John Wayne Airport (SNA)

Alaska Airlines joined airline alliance Oneworld on March 31, 2021, and since then, the airline has added 188 additional codeshare routes – an increase of 39%.

Since becoming a Oneworld member, Alaska Airlines has formed partnerships with member airlines Qatar Airways and Iberia Airlines, and expanded its cooperation with existing Oneworld partners American Airlines (A1G) (AAL), British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Finnair. 

Together, these six Oneworld airlines currently offer 16 daily international flights to Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, strengthening Alaska Airlines’ network in the West Coast of the US. 

Oneworld currently has 14 airlines as full members – the most recent being Alaska Airlines in March 31, 2021, and Royal Air Maroc in April 1, 2020.

 Headquartered in Seattle, Alaska Airlines is currently the fifth-largest U.S. airline based on passenger traffic.

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