American Airlines and Ireland’s Aer Lingus, part of International Airlines Group, have launched a codeshare agreement, American announced.
Beginning Jan. 11, American will place its code on Aer Lingus flights between London Heathrow and Dublin, as well as on flights from Dublin to Birmingham, Manchester and London’s Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom, and to Amsterdam. Additional codeshare flights include Heathrow to Cork and Shannon in Ireland, and to Belfast in Northern Ireland.
Aer Lingus customers also will be able to book codeshare travel on American flights from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Albuquerque, Nashville, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose, Calif., and Tucson.
The airlines plan a further expansion of their codeshare partnership “in the near future.”
The U.S. Department of Transportation in December 2020 approved Aer Lingus to join the Oneworld transatlantic joint venture, which includes American as well as IAG carriers British Airways, Iberia and Finnair.