Qantas and SriLankan Airlines will kick off a reciprocal codeshare partnership from October 26 2014, making it easier for Aussie travellers to reach Sri Lanka when flying on business or for the cricket. Oneworld's newest member will codeshare on Qantas’ flights from Sydney, Melbourne and B...
POSTED 17 Sep, 2014 6 Comments
Want to earn double Qantas or Velocity Frequent Flyer points on your travels? You’ll need to register and book this week to be in with a shot, so don’t miss the boat! Speaking of Qantas Points, you’ll soon be able to earn them – and more importantly, earn status credits &...
POSTED 12 Sep, 2014 0 Comments
Airline partnerships such as those of Qantas and Emirates, or Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines, can see you paying thousands of dollars more to travel on the exact same flight, depending on which airline you book your ticket with. What if you could pay up to $3,200 less for the exact...
POSTED 21 Aug, 2014 14 Comments
Singapore Airlines is extending its reach into the United States through an expanded codeshare agreements with Star Alliance partner Asiana Airlines and US carrier JetBlue. The Asiana arrangement sees Singapore Airlines codesharing on Asiana flights between Seoul’s Incheon Airport and Hono...
POSTED 2 Jun, 2014 0 Comments
With an ever-growing number of airline partnerships, understanding how airlines work together when issuing tickets is fast becoming essential for business travellers. Having recently explained how the difference between "marketed" and "operated" airlines affects you, this week Australian Bu...
POSTED 28 Feb, 2013 9 Comments
Virgin Australia will dramatically boost the number of its Europe-bound codeshare flight options next year, with Singapore Airlines flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to twelve key European business destinations plus several cities in Asia. Significantly, the European routes overla...
POSTED 20 Nov, 2012 13 Comments
Qantas is cutting almost two-thirds of its codeshare flights with British Airways between London and Europe, as well as BA's Hong Kong-London route. Over two dozen BA routes will no longer run as codeshare Qantas services from March 31, 2013. The move comes as the Qantas-BA joint ventu...
POSTED 9 Nov, 2012 2 Comments
British Airways may be facing the breakup of its joint venture with Qantas, but the UK flag-carrier has already embarked on a new relationship with Japan Airlines. The joint business agreement covers flights between Europe and Japan and is all about "providing better links between Japa...
POSTED 28 Sep, 2012 0 Comments
Qantas will terminate all codeshare flights with Cathay Pacific and Air France next year when its new alliance with Emirates launches in April 2013. The announcements come on the back of yesterday’s decision for Qantas to pull out of its long-standing joint venture with British Airway...
POSTED 7 Sep, 2012 6 Comments
Virgin Australia has its eyes on the European prize, with plans to codeshare Singapore Airlines flights to Paris and Amsterdam alongside its existing European routes with partner Etihad. The move will give business travellers more flights, more flexibility -- and the chance to earn more Velocity...
POSTED 27 Jun, 2012 5 Comments
Virgin Australia begins international codeshare flights with Singapore Airlines today, beginning with flights to Singapore, China and South Africa. Virgin Australia travellers can now book and travel on Singapore Airline flights (which will also carry their own 'VA' flight number in ad...
POSTED 29 Mar, 2012 2 Comments
Update | Virgin Australia is now set to commence international codesharing with Singapore Airlines: click here for full details. Previous | Singapore Airlines has commenced codesharing on Australian domestic flights operated by Virgin Australia, allowing a single booking to be made for flights f...
POSTED 8 Feb, 2012 2 Comments
Virgin Australia and Delta will begin codesharing on trans-Pacific flights between Australia and Los Angeles' LAX airport, the airlines have revealed. Delta's DL flight numbers will appear on V Australia flights, and Virgin's VA code will also be seen on Delta's services. Virgin Australia tells ...
POSTED 19 Sep, 2011 0 Comments
Virgin Australia will start codeshare flights to Hong Kong on Virgin Atlantic aircraft from early next year. The flights will be sold under Virgin Australia’s long-haul international airline V Australia codes. Passengers will earn frequent flyer points and status credits at Virgin Austral...
POSTED 25 Aug, 2011 2 Comments
The marriage of Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia has been consummated today, with customers given access to both airlines' lounges, and both airlines able to issue tickets for each other's flights. From today, Singapore Airlines customers are able to connect to Virgin Australia's destinat...
POSTED 1 Aug, 2011 2 Comments
Etihad and V Australia are extended their codesharing from their joint hub in Abu Dhabi, with Virgin flight numbers now listed against Etihad flights to Amman, Athens, Bahrain and Brussels. Members of Virgin Blue's Velocity frequent flyer programme will be able to earn points and status on the n...
POSTED 14 Apr, 2011 0 Comments
Air New Zealand and Etihad have just received approval to codeshare on flights within New Zealand, across the Tasman, between Australia and Abu Dhabi, and from Abu Dhabi to London. The codeshare agreement -- which comes a month later than expected -- was previously to include Etihad's EY f...
POSTED 8 Apr, 2011 0 Comments
Qantas will make 28 new destinations available out of Dallas-Fort Worth when direct flights from Sydney to DFW begin on May 16th. The codeshare arrangement with oneworld partner American Airlines will allow business travellers to book onwards journeys through Qantas to many US destinations, incl...
POSTED 10 Mar, 2011 2 Comments
Etihad and Air New Zealand will start selling tickets and allowing frequent flyer ticket redemptions on each other's flights later in February under a new codeshare agreement. Codeshares are usually good news for frequent flyers who want to earn points or miles on partner airlines, but this this...
POSTED 8 Feb, 2011 0 Comments
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