Aviation

Qantas’ new US connection

The flying kangaroo has announced an extended codeshare with Alaska Airlines.

Yep, you guessed it – this means more benefits for Frequent Flyer members and more flights across the US!

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From 20 May 2018, Qantas will add its code to 27 city pairs operated by Alaska Airlines from hub cities Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu, offering customers increased connectivity between Australia and North and Central American destinations such as New Jersey, Boston, Chicago, Washington and Mexico.

These new codeshare services connect to Qantas’ existing Sydney-San Francisco service and new Melbourne-San Francisco service, which starts on 1 September 2018, as well as Qantas’ daily direct flights to Los Angeles from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

The new flights are in addition to Qantas’ existing codeshare arrangements on 25 Alaska Airlines services and follows the full integration of the Virgin America network into the Alaska Airlines network, which will be completed on 25 April 2018.

In addition to being able to earn and redeem points on more Alaska Airlines services, eligible Qantas customers will also be able to access Alaska’s lounge network in available cities.

The full list of new codeshare routes are as follows:

Los Angeles – Newark (EWR)

Los Angeles – Las Vegas (LAS)

San Francisco – Austin (AUS)

San Francisco – Baltimore/Washington (BWI)

San Francisco – Boston (BOS)

San Francisco – Chicago (ORD)

San Francisco – Fort Lauderdale (FLL)

San Francisco – Honolulu (HNL)

San Francisco – Indianapolis (IND)

San Francisco – Kahului/Maui (OGG)

San Francisco – Kona (KOA)

San Francisco – Las Vegas (LAS)

San Francisco – Nashville (BNA)

San Francisco – Newark (EWR)

San Francisco – New Orleans (MSY)

San Francisco – Orlando (MCO)

San Francisco – Philadelphia (PHL)

San Francisco – Puerto Vallarta, MX (PVR)

San Francisco – Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

San Francisco – Salt Lake City (SLC)

San Francisco – San Diego (SAN)

San Francisco – San Jose Del Cabo, MX (SJD)

San Francisco – Washington Dulles (IAD)

San Francisco – Washington Reagan (DCA)

Honolulu – Oakland (OAK)

Honolulu – San Diego (SAN)

Honolulu – San Jose (SJC)



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