US Airways Approved For Codeshare With Croatia Airlines; Gains Access To Central Europe
US Airways was approved by the US Transportation Department and the Croatian Civil Aviation Agency to begin a new bilateral code-share agreement with Croatia Airlines that begins today.
As a result of the new agreement, US Airways will be able to offer passengers the ability to buy just one ticket which would include flight on Croatia Airlines, giving US Airways access to central Europe, and the same in reverse for Croatia Airlines.
Passengers on both airlines will be able to fly on the others' and receive mileage points with their own respective airline's program also.
Passengers flying on US Airways can now connect to Zagreb on Croatia Airlines flights from Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, London-Heathrow, Munich and Zurich.
"US Airways' new codeshare agreement with Croatia Airlines will provide our customers with expanded options to reach Zagreb, the capital of the Republic of Croatia, with a convenient single-ticket purchase," said Andrew Nocella, US Airways' senior vice president, marketing and planning.
New of this comes while US Airways has been pitching their ideas to American Airlines employee unions and creditors in an attempt to take over American Airlines while it is still in bankruptcy.
US Airways is the fourth largest legacy carrier in the United States and has been seeking new way to expand its route.