Jet Airways announces codeshare with American Airlines

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New Delhi, Nov 19 (UNI) Jet Airways today announced its codeshare partnership with American Airlines, offering its customers seamless travel between India and US.

Subject to regulatory approvals, effective January 16, 2008, Jet Airways will place its 9W designator code on certain American Airlines domestic flights out of New York's John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK), a Jet press release here said.

In turn, American Airlines will place its AA designator code on Jet Airways flights to certain cities in India beyond the Jet Airways Delhi hub.

In addition, American and Jet Airways will codeshare and cooperate on traffic between the United States and India that connects at Brussels Airport and hope to expand their codeshare cooperation on other routes in months ahead.

''This mutually rewarding partnership will extend our reach into the US and deliver several benefits to our customers such as a wider choice of destinations with excellent connections, frequent flyer benefits on codeshare flights, seamless transfers and interline e-ticketing,'' Jet Airways' Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Prock-Schauer said.

Both American and Jet Airways operate out of American's new 1.3 billion dollar state-of-the-art terminal at JFK.

''Through this partnership Jet Airways and American Airlines and expected to leverage their strengths and position to tap the growing passenger traffic between the two countries.

UNI

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