Alaska Airlines has announced that it has signed a codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways.
Qatar Airways passengers can book by QR code on “more than 150 routes” on the Alaska Airlines network. On the west coast, the Qatari national company operates from its base in Doha-Hamad International direct flights to “three of the main gateways” of the American company, the airports of Los Angeles (two daily flights), San Francisco and Seattle. -Tacoma (one flight per day each), thus allowing “transparent” connections.
Over the “coming months,” Alaska Airlines customers will in turn be able to book AS-code travel on Qatar Airways aircraft between the United States and Qatar, and beyond “to their favorite destinations in Africa.” , the Middle East and South Asia”.
A member since the spring of the Oneworld alliance, of which the CEO of Qatar Airways (who joined in 2013) has just taken over as chairman, Alaska Airlines stresses in a press release that it is thus extending “its global reach with our Oneworld partners and offers travelers “interesting and convenient options”. “We are delighted to be part of this evolving partnership with Qatar Airways, one of the world’s premier airlines,” said Ben Minicucci, CEO of Alaska Air Group. “As international air travel resumes, it is important to offer our customers easier and more convenient travel options to get out and see distant places again. This provides our customers with tremendous opportunities to visit almost any country they wish.”