Indiaís Jet Airways has entered into a codeshare
agreement with United Airlines.
Under the agreement -
Jet Airways will place its marketing code (9W) on Unitedís
trans-Atlantic flights operating between London and Unitedís five
U.S. hub cities: Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and
Washington. Additionally, Jet Airways will place its flight
code on Unitedís daily trans-Pacific services between Hong Kong
and Chicago and San Francisco.
United will place its code (UA) on Jet Airwaysí daily services
between London and Mumbai as well as between Hong Kong and Delhi
and between Hong Kong and Mumbai. In addition, United will place
its marketing code on Jet Airwaysí domestic flights to five major
cities in India, thus offering customers seamless connectivity to
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Goa, Hyderabad and Kolkata via Mumbai.
Nikos Kardasis, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways said,
ďWith this partnership, Jet Airways will offer its guests
unmatched connectivity and seamless travel from India through to
Chicago, Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington in the
United States, and onwards to almost 40 cities in North America.
We are delighted to partner with a carrier of the global reach of
United Airlines to help Jet Airways enhance its connectivity and
reach in the American market.Ē
This codeshare partnership
will allow JetPrivilege members traveling on Jet Airways marketed
and United operated codeshare flights to accrue Tier JPMiles and
Tier points, on the basis of which members may either maintain or
upgrade their tier status in the JetPrivilege Programme.
addition to mileage accrual on the new codeshare services ,since
2008 Jet Airwaysí JetPrivilege and United Airlinesí Mileage Plus have a full fledged FFP partnership offering JetPrivilege members
the ability to accrue and redeem miles on United flights network
wide and similarly for Mileage Plus members to earn and redeem on
Jet Airways current services network-wide.
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