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Iberia Express and American Airlines launch codeshare agreement

31-Aug-2012 11:19 AM

Iberia Express and American Airlines announced (30-Aug-2012) the launch of a codeshare agreement from 04-Sep-2012 following approval from the US Department of Transportation. The agreement will see American Airlines place its code on Iberia Express services between Madrid and its 14 destinations in Europe. Iberia Express CCO Silvia Mosquera said, "This is a strategic agreement for Iberia Express. The joint operation of our routes enables us to offer our customers better connections between Europe and North America, and optimizes our resources in terms of profitability." American Airlines vice president strategic alliances Kurt Stache said, "This new codeshare agreement provides our customers with even more options when traveling throughout Europe. Our new relationship with Iberia Express will allow customers of both our airlines to connect more conveniently when traveling between North America and Europe." [more - original PR]