With a view to creating a wide network of destinations, JetSmart Airlines and American Airlines signed a strategic alliance that includes the sale of code-share flights between the United States and Chile, launching a project that seeks to expand connectivity.
As stated by the company, The Alliance includes, in addition to access, an extensive network of codeshare routes Medium term, from JetSmart customers to the American Airlines AAdvantage loyalty program.
To bring this about, American Airlines “made a minority investment in JetSmart that will help fuel the company’s growth in South America,” the communication reads.
This low cost would allow, “to expand into Latin America and contribute to the regional economy through greater mobility in tourism and other productive sectors in which air transport is essential.”
Ticket sales began on 1 June for flights between the United States and Chile with a start date of 15 June.
Besides, In the coming weeks, new codeshare routes will be made available for passengers from other regions of Chile and Peru. In Argentina this will be done after getting the approval of the government.
After the milestone, JetSmart CEO Estuardo Ortiz said that “As the fastest growing airline in South America, this alliance strengthens us and will help us achieve our vision of reaching 100 million passengers and 100 aircraft by 2028.” positions us for.”
Meanwhile, from American Airlines, he pointed out that the airline has established strategic partnerships with suppliers around the world to give customers a wide range of options that meet their needs, for this reason, “the alliance with JetSmart is American will allow to expand. It served long distance service between the United States and Latin America”.