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American Airlines and Jet Airways launch Reciprocal Frequent Flyer Benefits

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Tuesday, 19 February 2008

American Airlines, a founding member of the global oneworld Alliance, and India's Jet Airways have signed a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement.

The frequent flyer agreement, which is now in effect, allows members of Americans AAdvantage program to accrue and redeem miles when traveling on any eligible Jet Airways flights. Members of the JetPrivilege program will be able to accrue and redeem miles on any eligible American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection flights.

Were pleased to add Jet Airways as another option for our AAdvantage members to earn and redeem miles, said Rob Friedman, President AAdvantage Marketing Programs. Jet Airways is a fast-growing, world-class airline that will provide our customers more choices than ever. Were also delighted to welcome members of the JetPrivilege program onboard our American flights.

American and Jet Airways recently began codesharing. Under the codeshare, American places its AA designator code on Jet Airways flights to certain cities in India beyond the Jet Airways Delhi hub. American flies nonstop between its Chicago hub and Delhi.

In turn, Jet Airways places its 9W designator code on certain American Airlines domestic flights out of New Yorks John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In addition, American and Jet Airways will codeshare and cooperate on traffic between the United States and India that connects at Brussels Airport.

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