Air China and United Airlines extend strategic partnership
Air China and United Airlines sign a multi-year agreement to strengthen their long-standing strategic partnership, deepening coordination between the two.
Air China and United Airlines recently signed a multi-year agreement to strengthen their long-standing strategic partnership. In addition to the long-term extension of their agreement, Air China and United have established a joint strategic initiative that will significantly deepen coordination between the two airlines for the benefit of their customers in China and the United States.
Through the new initiative, Air China and United will work together to elevate their product offering to customers across the travel experience, including:
* Expanding connecting flight opportunities to further enhance their industry-leading joint network between China and the United States
* Creating a more seamless experience for customers when traveling through key gateway airports, such as Beijing and San Francisco
* Enhancing elite frequent flyer benefits for each other’s most loyal customers when traveling on the joint network
* Coordinating and expanding joint marketing and product-enhancement opportunities in both the United States and China
Air China and United, both members of Star Alliance, currently operate the leading joint network between China and the United States, and together carried more than 2.7 million customers between the two countries in 2015. The carriers operate codeshare flights on 47 routes in China, 72 routes in the U.S. and Mexico, and 16 trans-Pacific nonstop routes between China and the United States.
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