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Etihad Airways Begins US Codeshare Agreement

Etihad Airways announced they will start a codeshare agreement with American Airlines this week, just prior to launch of their new services to Chicago on 2 September.  The Chicago service will operate three times a week and increase to six times per week on 1 November, then daily in from 1 January 2010. 

The codeshare agreement provides easy connections between Abu Dhabi and American cities including Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Washington.   An Etihad statement said “Customers transferring between the two carriers will be able to purchase a single ticket for their journey and enjoy the convenience of being able to check in their luggage to their ultimate destination.”  American Airlines will place the AA code on Etihad Airways services operating between Abu Dhabi and    Chicago, New York, Dublin, Paris, Manchester, Milan, and Frankfurt.     Etihad Airways will place its ‘EY’ code on select domestic services and transatlantic flights operated by American Airlines between Europe and the United States.
 

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