American Airlines And Seaborne Airlines Announce Codeshare Relationship
Codeshare Agreement Allows for Access to New Destinations in the Caribbean
with Nonstop Service from San Juan
MIAMI, June 24, 2013
MIAMI, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --American Airlines today announces the
launch of a new codeshare agreement with St. Croix-based Seaborne Airlines,
providing customers access to six destinations in the Caribbean out of San
Juan, Puerto Rico. The codeshare agreement allows American to place its code
on Seaborne's flights between San Juan (SJU) and Dominica (DOM),
Fort-de-France, Martinique (FDF), Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe (PTP), Tortola,
British Virgin Islands (EIS), Vieques, Puerto Rico (VQS) and Virgin Gorda,
British Virgin Islands (VIJ). Customers can book travel on the codeshare
flights today for travel beginning June 27, 2013.
"American is committed to providing our customers with easy and convenient
access to destinations around the globe," said Kurt Stache, American's Vice
President – Strategic Alliances. "This new codeshare relationship with
Seaborne affirms that commitment by expanding our global network to include
more travel options to the Caribbean."
"This agreement is indicative of the quality of our people and our airline,"
said Gary Foss, President of Seaborne. "We couldn't be more delighted to be
launching a codeshare agreement with American Airlines and look forward to
serving its needs in the region for years to come."
Members of the American Airlines AAdvantage^® program will be eligible to earn
miles on the codeshare flights operated by Seaborne, providing another
valuable benefit of the relationship. American's customers will be able to
redeem miles on Seaborne flights later this year.
Seaborne has been providing inter-island service to the Virgin Islands and
surrounding Caribbean destinations for more than 20 years, and its nonstop
service from San Juan's Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport provides
customers with easy access to some of the Caribbean's premier destinations.
For more details about American's new codeshare agreement with Seaborne,
please visit aa.com/seaborne.
About American Airlines
American Airlines focuses on providing an exceptional travel experience across
the globe, serving more than 260 airports in more than 50 countries and
territories. American's fleet of nearly 900 aircraft fly more than 3,500 daily
flights worldwide from hubs in Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami
and New York. American flies to nearly 100 international locations including
important markets such as London, Madrid, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. With more than
500 new planes scheduled to join the fleet, including continued deliveries of
the Boeing 737 family of aircraft and new additions such as the Boeing
777-300ER and the Airbus A320 family of aircraft, American is building toward
the youngest and most modern fleet among major U.S. carriers. American's
website, aa.com^®, provides customers with easy access to check and book
fares, and personalized news, information and travel offers. American's
AAdvantage^® program, voted Airline Program of the Year at the 2013 Freddie
Awards, lets members earn miles for travel and everyday purchases and redeem
miles for flights to almost 950 destinations worldwide, as well as flight
upgrades, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and other retail
products. The airline also offers nearly 40 Admirals Club^® locations
worldwide providing comfort, convenience, and an environment with a full range
of services making it easy for customers to stay productive without
interruption. American is a founding member of the oneworld^® alliance, which
brings together some of the best and biggest airlines in the world, including
global brands like British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Iberia Airlines, Japan
Airlines, LAN and Qantas. Together, its members serve more than 840
destinations served by some 9,000 daily flights to nearly 160 countries and
territories. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir or
Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle
Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AMR Corporation common
stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by
OTC Markets Group.
About Seaborne Airlines
Seaborne, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, with 625 weekly
departures to 11 destinations throughout the region, has airport connecting
operations at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan and seaplane
operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Operating for 20 years, Seaborne has
carried 2.5 million customers safely.All aircraft operate with two pilots
under the U.S. Federal Government's highest operating standard (FAR Part 121
SOURCE American Airlines
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