American Airlines given approval for Iberia Express code-share

American Airlines given approval for Iberia Express code-share

American Airlines and Iberia Express, a subsidiary of American’s joint business partner, Iberia, received approval from the United States department of transportation for a new code-share agreement.

This agreement allows American to place its code on flights marketed by Iberia, and operated by Iberia Express, between its Madrid hub and 14 destinations throughout Europe.

Flights are available for sale September 4th for travel beginning September 10th.

“This new code-share agreement provides our customers with even more options when travelling throughout Europe,” said Kurt Stache, American’s vice president – strategic alliances.

“Our new relationship with Iberia Express will allow customers of both our airlines to connect more conveniently when traveling between North America and Europe.”

American Airlines AAdvantage members currently have the ability to earn and redeem miles for award travel on Iberia Express.

In addition, American and Iberia Express are both members of the oneworld alliance, which focuses on providing the best connections between the most important cities for international business travelers.

oneworld’s global network serves more than 900 destinations in more than 150 countries.