Singapore Airlines (SIA) has signed an agreement
to codeshare on flights operated by Alaska Airlines.
Subject to regulatory approvals, the
agreement will take effect on 27 September 2017.
Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines will add
its ‘SQ’ designator code to Alaska Airlines-operated flights on
routes serving 18 destinations within the US and to Mexico. The
destinations are: Anchorage, Baltimore, Boise, Hailey (Sun
Valley), Loreto, Los Cabos, Mammoth Lakes, Medford, Mexico City,
Minneapolis, Orange County, Portland, Puerto Vallarta, Salt Lake
City, San Jose, Santa Rosa, Seattle and Washington (Reagan
Existing codeshare flights operated by
Virgin America, acquired by Alaska Air Group in 2016, on routes
serving 19 destinations within the US will also be included under
the new agreement. Those destinations are: Austin, Boston,
Chicago, Dallas (Love Field), Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Honolulu,
Indianapolis, Kahului, Las Vegas, Nashville, New York (John F
Kennedy), Newark, Orlando, Palm Springs, Portland, San Diego,
Seattle and Washington (Dulles).
“Our new partnership with Alaska Airlines
enables us to improve connectivity between Singapore and the
important North American market, providing customers with more
codeshare destinations and enhanced KrisFlyer benefits. It
reflects our commitment to continuously expand our network reach
and offer our customers greater flexibility when planning their
travel itineraries,” said Singapore Airlines Senior Vice President
Marketing Planning, Mr Tan Kai Ping.
Members of Singapore Airlines’ and Alaska
Airlines’ frequent flyer programmes, KrisFlyer and Mileage Plan,
will also be able to earn miles when travelling on flights
operated by either of the two carriers from 27 September 2017.
KrisFlyer members will be able to redeem
miles for Alaska Airlines-operated flights starting from 27
September 2017 while Mileage Plan members will be able to redeem
miles for Singapore Airlines-operated flights at a later date.
“We’re very proud to add an airline of the
calibre of Singapore Airlines to our portfolio of Global
Partners,” said Mr Andrew Harrison, Chief Commercial Officer for
Alaska Airlines. “Our guests will enjoy truly distinctive inflight
service when travelling with Singapore Airlines, while also taking
full advantage of their Alaska Mileage Plan benefits when
travelling from the West Coast to Asia.”
The codeshare flights will be progressively made
available through Singapore Airlines’ various booking channels.
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