US Airways launches its codeshare agreement with Airberlin

US Airways (Phoenix and Dallas/Fort Worth), part of American Airlines Group, today announced the launch of its codeshare agreement with fellow oneworld® member Airberlin (Berlin), further enhancing its relationship with the German carrier and providing customers increased access to major destinations throughout Germany and beyond.

The codeshare includes placing the US Airways code on Airberlin flights from Chicago, Miami and New York (JFK) to Berlin, and from Fort Myers, Florida, Los Angeles, Miami and New York (JFK) to Dusseldorf. From Berlin and Dusseldorf, customers will have access to 16 destinations in Europe, including Airberlin’s flights to Copenhagen, Hamburg, Munich and Vienna. Customers traveling with Airberlin will now be able to book codeshare travel on US Airways flights from Frankfurt to Charlotte and Philadelphia, Zurich to Philadelphia, and from Munich to Philadelphia, as well as connecting service to Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and Phoenix.

US Airways plans to implement codeshare agreements with select other members of the oneworld alliance in the coming months. The airline joined oneworld as an affiliate member on March 31, and will remain as such until it fully integrates with American Airlines as part of their merger to create the largest airline in the world.

In other news, the American Airlines Group is having its first stockholder meeting tomorrow in Dallas. It is the first stockholder meeting since the merger and bankruptcy.

The Dallas News highlights the status of the group heading into tomorrow’s meeting: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/ The clock is ticking for the last remaining US Airways Boeing 737-400s. The airline will quietly retire the last 737 Classic flight from the Charlotte hub on August 18. Boeing 737-4B7 N455UW (msn 24997) of US Airways climbs away from the runway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

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