Oneworld News

oneworld overhauls events offering

oneworld overhauls events offering

oneworld has unveiled key enhancements to oneworld events, its one-stop, easy-to-use travel service for the conferences, conventions, meetings, exhibitions and special events markets. Key improvements include lowering by half the minimum requirement for the number of delegates flying internationally to an event, to 50.

LATAM signs codeshare with Cathay Pacific

LATAM signs codeshare with Cathay Pacific

8th Oct 2016 Airline News

LATAM Airlines Brasil and Cathay Pacific Airways have entered into a codeshare agreement, offering passengers increased connectivity between South America and Asia. Both airlines are members of oneworld and this agreement further enhances the alliance.

oneworld appoints Gurney to chief executive role

oneworld appoints Gurney to chief executive role

oneworld has today named industry veteran Rob Gurney as its new chief executive. He succeeds Bruce Ashby, who announced in January that he would be stepping down from the role this summer after more than five years in the position. Gurney will join oneworld in October after leaving Gulf carrier Emirates, where he served as senior vice president commercial operations, Americas.

Iberia gains Japanese anti-trust immunity alongside oneworld partners

Iberia gains Japanese anti-trust immunity alongside oneworld partners

Japan’s ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism has granted an extension of the anti-trust immunity to include Iberia in the joint business between Japan Airlines, British Airways and Finnair. The decision will allow the four airlines to cooperate commercially on flights between Europe and Japan. Iberia is expected to join the existing joint business between the other three airlines as from October 18th, 2016.

Qatar Airways signs codeshare deal with oneworld partner SriLankan Airlines

Qatar Airways signs codeshare deal with oneworld partner SriLankan Airlines

Qatar Airways and SriLankan Airlines, both members of the oneworld alliance, have strengthened their cooperation with a bilateral code-share relationship. Both airlines will code-share on each other’s flights between their respective hubs – Qatar Airways’ thrice daily Airbus A340-600 operations to Colombo and SriLankan Airlines’ daily Airbus A330-300 flight to Doha.

Iberia seeks to expand Japanese connections with JAL deal

Iberia seeks to expand Japanese connections with JAL deal

The first step has been taken to enable Iberia to join British Airways, Finnair and Japan Airlines in their successful joint business on flights between Europe and Japan. JAL has submitted its application to the Japanese ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism seeking antitrust immunity with Iberia to cooperate on flights between Europe and Japan.

oneworld expands Global Explorer options with Jetstar deal

oneworld expands Global Explorer options with Jetstar deal

Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Japan and Jetstar Pacific are adding their networks to Global Explorer, the round-the-world fare offered by oneworld member airlines. Jetstar’s Australian airline already participates in the fare. The addition of these three carriers’ routes, from today, will bring more than 15 new destinations, two key Asian hubs – in Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore – and dozens more routes on board Global Explorer.

Reed Travel Exhibitions signs oneworld as alliance partner

Reed Travel Exhibitions signs oneworld as alliance partner

Reed Travel Exhibitions has signed a global agreement designating oneworld as its exclusive airline alliance partner for 2016, in what is believed to be the biggest yet partnership of its kind. It will see the world’s leading organiser of travel and tourism events offer clients attending these events attractive discounts on the worldwide network of the most highly prized global airline alliance.