United Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) on Monday announced an expansion of their codeshare agreement, making it easier for customers to fly to more locations in the United States of America, South East Asia, and other Asia-Pacific destinations.
Travellers can now enjoy codeshare flights to 19 new diversified and fast-growing cities appropriate for both business and leisure visitors, utilising the industry-leading networks of Singapore Airlines and United Airlines.
Customers of United will be able to connect to nine new codeshare destinations in the SIA Group network beginning April 26, 2022. Seven of these points are in Southeast Asia;
- Brunei’s capital
- Bandar Seri Begawan
- Cambodia’s Siem Reap
- Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur and Penang, and
- Indonesia’s Denpasar (Bali), Jakarta, and Surabaya.
They may also connect with SIA to Perth, Australia, and Male, Maldives.
Similarly, SIA customers can connect on United flights departing from Los Angeles to ten new codeshare destinations in the United States including;
- Las Vegas
- Reno, and
This expands to United’s current links from Houston to Atlanta, Austin, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, New Orleans, Orlando, and Tampa.
Patrick Quayle, Senior Vice President of International Network and Alliances at United said;
“United continues to provide critical links to Asia and we are the only US airline flying direct to Singapore from the US, with our nonstop San Francisco – Singapore flight.”Advertisement
“We are excited to further expand our partnership with Singapore Airlines and provide our customers greater convenience and access to world-class destinations in the region.”
JoAnn Tan, Senior Vice President Marketing Planning, Singapore Airlines said;
“SIA’s partnership with United is an integral part of our growth strategy.”
“The expansion of the codeshare arrangement will provide both SIA and United customers with a greater array of choices and connections, as well as seamless transfers for their business or leisure travel. This will also help to strengthen the deep and long-standing ties between Singapore and the US.”Advertisement
This announcement comes amid growing demand for international air travel as more countries around the world ease border restrictions. As travel resumes, customers can look forward to enjoying Singapore Airlines’ and United Airlines’ new codeshare flights, award-winning service, and the ability to redeem and earn points and miles while flying on both carriers.
Subject to regulatory approvals, the codeshare flights will be progressively made available for sale through the airlines’ respective booking channels.