Qatar, United get codeshare green light

Qatar Airways and United Airlines have implemented their code share agreement following approval from the US DOT to place their codes on each other’s flights giving passengers more destinations to choose from.Under the agreement, Qatar Airways significantly expands its presence in the United States, a market it entered in June with scheduled flights from Doha to New York (Newark). The following month, Qatar Airways added daily non-stop scheduled services between Doha and Washington DC.

Qatar Airways’ QR flight code is now placed on selected services operated by United Airlines, giving the Doha-based carrier access to a number of domestic cities across the United States from Washington DC, and on flights from key European gateways to the US.

United Airlines’ UA flight code is also placed on Qatar Airways’ flights between Doha and Washington DC and Newark, as well as a number of routes operated by Qatar Airways across its network from the Qatari capital.

As part of the agreement, Qatar Airways has applied its QR flight code on:

? Flights operated by United Airlines from Washington DC to more than 50 cities across the US


? Flights operated by United Airlines from London Heathrow, Paris, Frankfurt, Zurich, Rome and Munich to one or all of the following cities - Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC and Chicago.