VANCOUVER – oneworld is set to be the first in the travel industry to sell multi-airline round-the-world air fares online. The airline alliance is on track to launch its on-line booking facility in the next few months, initially for oneworld Explorer.
oneworld Explorer will enable passengers to travel right around the world using the flights of any of oneworld´s ten member airline and 20 affiliates, who together serve some 700 destinations in approaching 150 countries. The launch of oneworld´s new booking tool, will enable passengers to, for the first time, to complete this entire process on-line, via oneworld.com or the website of their preferred oneworld airline. Travel agents worldwide will also have access to this facility. oneworld Explorer round-the-world trips can be of up to 16 segments.
oneworld Explorer can be booked for travel in Economy, Premium Economy (where available), Business or even First Class, and earn frequent flyer programme mileage awards and tier status points.