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US Airways signs Codeshare Agreement with Air China

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US Airways customers will soon have more Asia Pacific connecting options thanks to a new codeshare agreement with Star Alliance member carrier Air China. The agreement puts the US code on Air China services to Beijing from Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

US Airways will also put its code on connecting flights to Shanghai through Air China's Beijing hub. However, these connecting options are only available for bookings that include Los Angeles or San Francisco-Beijing service. Customers are able to purchase these new US Airways travel options from today, 25 June 2008.

Conversely, Air China will put its code on US Airways flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Phoenix, Las Vegas, Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

"Air China provides our customers with three U.S. gateways to Beijing and Shanghai, and we now have codeshare arrangements to over 20 destinations in the Asia Pacific region," said Andrew Nocella, US Airways' senior vice president, schedule planning and alliances.

Zhang Lan, Air China's Senior Vice President added, "We are pleased to establish this partnership with US Airways, which enhances our cooperation within the Star Alliance network. We believe passengers will benefit from our cooperation, with more convenience and choice through our expanded network and competitive products"

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