Qatar Airways partners with American Airlines to launch codeshare

Qatar Airways has announced it has begin its partnership with American Airlines with a code share that places Qatar´s code on over 1000 American Airlines domestic flights, the company said.

The addition of the codeshare strengthens connectivity and creates new travel options for passengers. The codeshare will be added to domestic flights connecting with Qatar Airway´s 10 US gateways.

The first phases of the codeshare will see Qatar Airways´ passengers able to book travel on American Airlines´ extensive domestic connections via Chicago (ORD) and Dallas (DFW) to 200 cities including Miami (MIA), Houston (IAH), Atlanta (ATL), Detroit (DTW), Minneapolis/St.Paul (MSP), Seattle (SEA), and San Francisco (SFO). Additional cities, including destinations in Central America, and the Caribbean will be added, subject to government approvals.

Further expansion of the strategic partnership* will include Qatar Airways placing its code on American´s international flights to North, Central and South America and Europe, and American Airlines placing its code on Qatar Airways flights between the US and Qatar and beyond to a range of destinations in the Middle-East, Africa and Asia.

Both airlines will also continue exploring the opportunity for American Airlines to operate flights between the US and Qatar, along with a number of joint commercial and operational initiatives to further strengthen this renewed partnership.

Qatar Airways operates approximately 150 scheduled flights per week to over 30 destinations.