Earlier this week, Qatar Airways introduced the growth of its strategic codeshare partnership with JetBlue for flights working between Doha and the US.
As a part of the expanded codeshare settlement, JetBlue passengers can now ebook journey with Qatar Airways to and from 9 of airline’s US gateways – Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas/Fort Price (DFW), Atlanta (ATL), Houston (IAH), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK), Philadelphia (PHL), and Washington (IAD).
Gross sales have commenced for the extra codeshare flights for journey ranging from April 19, 2021 between the US and Doha and Might 1, 2021 for locations past Doha.
This expanded codeshare settlement builds upon the 2 airline’s partnership that first started in 2011. Qatar Airways passengers already profit from entry to greater than 50 locations throughout JetBlue’s community.
JetBlue passengers can even be capable to ebook journey on seven routes past Doha, connecting through Doha to Amman (AMM), Entebbe (EBB), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Maldives (MLE), Muscat (MCT), Salalah (SLL), Seychelles (SEZ) and Singapore (SIN).
Within the short-term and topic to regulatory approvals, JetBlue can be including many extra locations to its digital community in cooperation with Qatar Airways throughout Africa, Asia and the Center-East together with Addis Ababa (ADD), Nairobi (NBO) & Kigali (KGL) enabling additional connecting choices between North America and the remainder of Qatar Airways’ community.
This expanded codeshare settlement follows latest developments of the strategic partnership with JetBlue all through the winter season with the addition of Qatar Airways’ code on the US carriers Caribbean flights enabling journeys through JetBlue’s New York (JFK) and Boston (BOS), hubs to Aruba (AUA), Bermuda (BDA), Cayman Islands (GCM), Curacao (CUR), Grenada (GND), St Maarten (SXM), and Saint Lucia (UVF).
We’re delighted to welcome @JetBlue to our in depth international community and provide our U.S. passengers seamless connectivity through the Greatest Airport within the Center East to extra worldwide locations. https://t.co/FkTzFWKv9Q pic.twitter.com/vytH1t5ntx
— Qatar Airways (@qatarairways) April 14, 2021
Qatar Airways’ present community stands at over 130 locations with plans to extend to greater than 1,200 weekly flight to over 140 locations by finish of July 2021.
At current, it operates flights to and from 12 locations within the US together with Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas-Fort Price (DFW), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK), Philadelphia (PHL), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA) and Washington, D.C. (IAD) with Atlanta (ATL) resuming on June 1.
“By partnering with main airways corresponding to Alaska Airways, American Airways and JetBlue, our passengers can simply join by means of our 12 US gateways to greater than 220 markets throughout the US and over 130 locations worldwide,” mentioned Qatar Airways chief business officer, Thierry Antinori.
This partnership between the 2 carriers additionally permits members of each airline’s loyalty programmes to take pleasure in a wider vary of choices. Qatar Airways’ Privilege Membership and JetBlue’s TrueBlue members will initially profit from the flexibility to accrue Qmiles or TrueBlue factors later this 12 months.
Sooner or later, these advantages will broaden with the flexibility to redeem factors on both provider’s flights, mentioned an announcement issued by Qatar Airways.