Finnair to start codeshare with US Airways - better connections to the US for Finnair customers

Finnair has launched its codeshare flights with transatlantic joint business partner US Airways, further enhancing its relationship with fellow one world alliance member and providing customers increased access to cities in North America. Customers can now book tickets for codeshare flights for travel beginning July 24th.

Through the codeshare cooperation, Finnair customers will have more options when traveling from Europe to the United States on US Airways’ direct flights to Charlotte and Philadelphia. Customers can also book travel on US Airways’ flights beyond JFK to Charlotte and Phoenix.

The Finnair flight code will be added on the following transatlantic flights operated by US Airways:

From Charlotte to

  • Frankfurt, Rome, Dublin, London, Manchester, Barcelona, Lisbon, Brussels, Madrid  and Paris

From Philadelphia to

  • Frankfurt, Zurich, Venice, Munich, Rome, Dublin, London, Manchester, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, Brussels, Paris, Athens, Glasgow, Shannon, Edinburgh and Amsterdam

Domestic USA connecting to JFK

  • Charlotte and Phoenix

US Airways customers can book Finnair flights from New York, Toronto and Miami to Helsinki Airport and beyond. The US airways code will be added on the following flights operated by Finnair:

From Helsinki to

  • Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Oulu, Paris, Brussels, Munich, Frankfurt, Zurich and London

As part of this relationship, members of the Finnair Plus and US Airways Dividend Miles frequent flyer programs are able to earn and redeem miles on flights operated by the other carrier, providing another valuable benefit to customers.

US Airways joined the transatlantic joint business with American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and Finnair as an affiliate member earlier this year, and will remain as such until it fully integrates with American Airlines.

Further information:
Finnair Media Desk, 358 9 818 4020, comms(a)finnair.com  
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About Finnair

Finnair is specialised in fast connections between Europe and Asia via Helsinki. The airline carries more than eight million passengers annually and connects 13 cities in Asia with more than 60 destinations in Europe. The airline, a pioneer in sustainable flying, operates a young, modern fleet and is the first airline listed in the Leadership Index of the worldwide Carbon Disclosure Project. The only Nordic carrier with a 4-star Skytrax ranking, Finnair has also won the World Airline Award for Best Airline Northern Europe for the past five years running. Finnair is a member of one world, the alliance of the world's leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and convenience to frequent international travellers.

About Us

Finnair is specialised in flying between Europe and Asia via Helsinki. Finnair's strategy is based on the growing markets in Asia, the fastest connections between Europe and Asia, high-quality service, and cost-efficient, punctual operations. Founded in 1923, Finnair is one of the world's oldest continuously operating airlines. It is a member of oneworld, the leading airline alliance for quality-conscious business travelers.

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