Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling between Ireland and the United States, will be simple, easy and more convenient for customers as Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch their codeshare agreement this week.
Customers traveling with Aer Lingus will now be able to book codeshare travel on American Airlines flights from Chicago O’Hare (ORD) to Albuquerque, New Mexico, (ABQ), Nashville, Tennessee (BNA), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX), Seattle (SEA), San Francisco (SFO), San Jose, California (SJC) and Tucson, Arizona (TUS).
To further increase connectivity between the U.S and Europe for customers, American Airlines will place its code on Aer Lingus flights between London Heathrow (LHR) and Dublin (DUB). Customers can also book codeshare flights on Aer Lingus from DUB to Amsterdam (AMS), Birmingham, UK (BHX), London Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN) and from LHR to Belfast City, Northern Ireland (BHD); Cork (ORK) and Shannon (SNN).
Further expansion of the codeshare is also planned in the near future.
Reid Moody, Aer Lingus’ Chief Strategy and Planning Officer, said:
“After almost two years of restricted travel we know that demand for dream vacations, business travel, and reconnecting families and friends in 2022 and beyond will be stronger than ever. We are delighted that through the codeshare agreement with American Airlines, Aer Lingus customers will be able to avail of greater connectivity options and more seamless travel between the U.S. and Europe via our Dublin hub, which also has the added benefit of US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) pre-clearance located in Dublin. Last week’s decision by the Irish Government to remove pre-departure Covid-19 test requirements for double-vaccinated passengers is more welcome news for those planning to travel. We look forward to extending our warm Aer Lingus welcome to more and more customers in the months ahead.”
“We are excited to extend our relationship with our newest joint business partner, Aer Lingus, with this codeshare agreement,” said Anmol Bhargava, American’s vice president of Alliances. “Through our trans-Atlantic joint business, customers have more choices to key destinations in Europe and now, Ireland.”
Aer Lingus joined the Atlantic Joint Business (AJB) between American, British Airways, Iberia and Finnair last year. The AJB has brought significant benefits, such as lower fares and easier journeys to more destinations with better aligned schedules and frequencies, to millions of passengers since its launch in 2010.
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About Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus is the national airline of Ireland, founded in 1936. In summer 2022, Aer Lingus will operate over 100 routes, flying to over 71 direct routes and to 62 destinations from Ireland to the UK and Europe. The airline will operate 16 transatlantic routes from Dublin, Shannon and Manchester UK to North America and the Caribbean. Aer Lingus is a member of International Airlines Group (IAG), one of the world’s largest airline groups. For more info, visit www.aerlingus.com.
About American Airlines Group
American’s purpose is to care for people on life’s journey. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL and the company’s stock is included in the S&P 500. Learn more about what’s happening at American by visiting news.aa.com and connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines
Source: Aer Lingus