Atlantic joint business partners announce new routes between Europe and North America

British Airways made this announcement:

As customers look to plan a trip next year, through the Atlantic Joint Business, customers will have a selection of new routes to choose from for Summer 2022.  New gateways include, London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas.

The Atlantic Joint Business is a joint venture that started in 2010, between American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia, with Finnair joining in 2013, LEVEL in 2017 and Aer Lingus in 2021.  By bringing their network of flights together, the partnership offers customers in the North Atlantic the most competitive choice, with Aer Lingus, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia and LEVEL operating in Europe and American Airlines in the USA.

Customers can mix and match flights operated by any of the six carriers to get the best deals and enjoy smoother connections through coordinated schedules.  The new routes are:

Aer Lingus

Two new North American routes have launched from its new base in Manchester:

Manchester to JFK New York, launched 1 December operating year-round

Operating 7 times a week

Fares start from £438 economy return including taxes and charges

Aircraft type A321Neo

 

Manchester to Orlando, launched 11 December operating year-round

Operating 4 flights a week – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; increasing to    daily flights from 2 May 2022

Fares start from £558 economy return including taxes and charges

Aircraft type A330-300

 

American Airlines

Charlotte to Rome, 5 April 2022 to 29 October 2022

Operating 7 times a week

Fare start from $1,168 USD or 969€

Aircraft type Boeing 777-200

 

British Airways

Heathrow to Portland, 3 June 2022 onwards

Operating 5 times a week – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

Fares start from £499 based on return fare in World Traveller (economy)

Aircraft type Boeing 787-8

Sunset over the iconic Portland, Oregon Old Town sign in downtown Portland, Oregon

Returning service: Heathrow to Pittsburgh, 3 June 2022 onwards

Operating 4 times a week – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

Fares start from £449 based on return fare in World Traveller (economy)

Aircraft type Boeing 787-8

 

Finnair

Helsinki to Dallas, 6 February 2022 to 30 October 2022

Operating 4 times a week – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

Fares start from 729€

Aircraft type Airbus A350

 

Helsinki to Seattle, 1 June 2022 to 29 October 2022

Operating 3 times a week – Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Fares start from 779€

Aircraft type Airbus A330

 

Iberia (increaseed capacity from April to October):

Up two daily flights Madrid – New York

Up two daily flights Madrid – Miami

Up one daily Madrid-Chicago flight

Up to six weekly frequencies Madrid-Los Angeles

Up to five weekly flights Madrid – San Juan de Puerto Rico

Up to 19 weekly flights Madrid – Mexico

 

LEVEL

Barcelona to Los Angeles, 28 March 2022 onwards

Operating 4 times a week – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

Fares start from 429€

Aircraft type Airbus A330-200