The codeshare partnership between Qatar Airways and American Airlines has taken off with Qatar Airways placing its code on American Airlines’ domestic flights, creating hundreds of new travel options for passengers.
The codeshare will be rolled out in phases over the next few weeks and once completed, will see Qatar Airways’ code placed on over 1,000 of American Airlines’ domestic flights connecting with Qatar Airway’s 10 US destinations.
Flights are already available for sale, with the first codeshare flights having started on 17 May 2020.
The first phases of the codeshare will see Qatar Airways’ passengers able to book travel on American Airlines’ domestic connections via Chicago and Dallas to 200 cities including Miami, Houston, Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis/St.Paul, Seattle, and San Francisco.
Additional cities, including destinations in Central America, and the Caribbean will be added, subject to government approvals.
Further expansion of the strategic partnership will include Qatar Airways placing its code on American’s international flights to North, Central and South America and Europe, and American Airlines placing its code on Qatar Airways flights between the US and Qatar as well as destinations in the Middle-East, Africa and Asia.