Qantas: New codeshare services with Alaska Airlines and reciprocal lounge agreement

    Qantas and Alaska Airlines announced (20-Jun-2017) an enhanced partnership agreement with new codeshare services and reciprocal lounge access for eligible customers. From 26-Jun-2017, Qantas will add its code to four new Alaska Airlines routes between San Francisco and Orange County, Minneapolis, Albuquerque and Kansas City, as well as on its service between Los Angeles and San Jose. The new flights are in addition to Qantas’ existing codeshare arrangements with Alaska Airlines to 15 destinations within North America. In addition, Qantas Frequent Flyer members with a Gold status or higher and Qantas Club members, will have access to Alaska’s lounges in Los Angeles, Seattle, Anchorage and Portland. Alaska Airlines’ top tier frequent flyers with Alaska Mileage Plan MVP Gold and above, and Alaska Lounge members, will have access to all 13 Qantas operated International Business and 24 Domestic Qantas Club lounges when they travel on a Qantas operated international or domestic flight.