Jet Airways has entered into a code share agreement with United Airlines to provide better network connectivity between the United States and India. The agreement between Jet Airways and United Airlines will open for sale on June 17 for travel from June 30 onwards.
Under the code share agreement - Jet Airways will place its marketing code (9W) on United’s trans-Atlantic flights operating between London and it’s hub cities i.e Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington. Additionally, Jet Airways will place its flight code on United’s daily trans-Pacific services between Hong Kong and Chicago and San Francisco.
Similarly, United will place its code (UA) on Jet Airways’ daily services between London and Mumbai as well as between Hong Kong -Delhi and Hong Kong -Mumbai. Additionally, United will place its marketing code on Jet Airways’ domestic flights to Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Goa, Hyderabad and Kolkata via Mumbai.
Nikos Kardasis, CEO, Jet Airways said, “With this partnership, Jet Airways will offer connectivity and travel from India through to Chicago, Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington in the United States, and onwards to almost 40 cities in North America. We are delighted to partner with a carrier of the reach of United Airlines to help Jet Airways enhance its connectivity and reach in the American market.”
"Establishing our code share flights with Jet Airways provides more destinations and convenience for our customers," said Mark Schwab, SVP-Alliances, International & Regulatory Affairs, United. "We are pleased to bring our customers closer to destinations throughout India.”