Journey increase: Qatar Airways launches new codeshare with Aer Lingus

Qatar Airways and Aer Lingus have launched a brand new codeshare partnership this week.

The carriers say the codeshare will give clients better entry to extra locations throughout the UK and Eire, and profit passengers throughout the globe – together with in Africa, Asia, Australia, the Center East and New Zealand.

Qatar Airways will add its codeshare on flights operated by Aer Lingus, the nationwide service of Eire, and Aer Lingus Regional, in a transfer which additional strengthens Qatar Airways’ ongoing partnership enlargement with Worldwide Airways Group (IAG), in line with Qatar Airways Chief Industrial Officer, Thierry Antinori.

He stated as soon as carried out, Qatar Airways may have codeshare protection with all IAG carriers, together with British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, and Aer Lingus, “solidifying its place within the European market”.

This new codeshare will allow connections between Qatar Airways and Aer Lingus flights by Dublin, London, and Manchester and clients will have the ability to journey between Irish and UK locations together with Aberdeen, Belfast, Cork, and Glasgow, and Qatar Airways’ intensive international community by Doha’s hub at Hamad Worldwide Airport.

“Our new codeshare partnership with Aer Lingus demonstrates Qatar Airways’ dedication to its clients, who will profit from a wider alternative of world locations,” Antinori stated.

“The transfer additionally builds on our long-term strategic relationship with IAG as we develop our codeshare protection even additional. It’s an thrilling alternative to increase our distinctive service to much more travellers by this partnership.”

He stated this follows the current enlargement of the strategic alliance between Qatar Airways, British Airways and Iberia, which gives international connectivity between extra international locations than another airline joint enterprise.

“We’re happy to launch our new codeshare partnership with Qatar Airways, providing their clients an important alternative of routes and locations on Aer Lingus’ intensive community of flights throughout the UK and Eire,” stated Aer Lingus Chief Technique and Planning Officer, Reid Moody.

“Clients can anticipate a heat welcome and pleasant service and we look ahead to welcoming them on board.”