American Airlines today announces the launch of a new codeshare agreement with Bogota-based LAN Colombia, adding new service to key destinations in Colombia and further strengthening American’s relationship with LATAM Airlines Group. Customers can begin booking travel on the codeshare flights Aug. 1 for travel beginning Aug. 8
The new codeshare agreement will give American’s customers seamless connecting service withinColombia and provide LAN Colombia’s customers access to new destinations in the United States. The two airlines will codeshare on flights between the U.S. and Colombia and provide American’s customers access to four new destinations in Colombia – Barranquilla, Bucaramanga, Cartagena and Pereira, while giving LAN Colombia’s customers access to 12 new cities in the U.S. from Miami, including Chicago,Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles and New York.
In addition, LAN Colombia plans to join the oneworld® alliance in the fourth quarter of this year. LANColombia operates more than 990 weekly flights to cities throughout Colombia as well as destinations inBrazil and the U.S. From its Bogota hub, LAN Colombia offers 125 daily flights, including service to 20 Colombian cities.
Through the codeshare agreement, members of the American Airlines AAdvantage® program will be able to earn and redeem miles on flights operated by LAN Colombia, providing another valuable benefit of the enhanced relationship.
In addition to the codeshare agreement with LAN Colombia, later this year American will launch new service from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Bogota (BOG)