As Its Delta Deal Downsizes, Alaska Airlines Ups ‘Joint’ Sales With AA

[UPDATE, Dec. 19, 2016: Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines as of May 1, 2017, no longer will share codes. The carriers also will cease frequent flyer program reciprocity. An interlining deal for ticketing and baggage connectivity will continue.]

Alaska Air Lines' relationship with Delta seems about over as one with American is ramping up. Alaska and AA recently made reciprocal lounge access global and have been growing their codeshare arrangement. Intriguingly, an Alaska exec recently said there would be more joint corporate sales . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.