Sunday, 10 May 2015

Sri Lankan Airlines Codeshares with AA

AA now has another codeshare partner, this time in South Asia. Sri Lankan Airlines, the official flag carrier of Sri Lanka, has entered into this mutually beneficial agreement with American Airlines. Interestingly, this carrier was also the first one to join oneworld Alliance from Indian subcontinent in May, 2014.
This will make Sri Lankan Airlines fifth partner of AA from oneworld Alliance. In beginning, designator UL code will be added to AA operated flights from Dallas/Forth Worth, New York JFK, Chicago O’Hare and the European getaways of Frankfurt and Paris. From these destinations, flights to connections of Sri Lankan carrier and Colombo will be connected. Though AA will not add its own code in starting, it will do so in later phases when AA code would be placed on its extensive network in South Asia for American Airlines customers.

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