Our transatlantic joint business

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Together, offering you more across the Atlantic

British Airways (including OpenSkies), American Airlines (including US Airways operated flights), Finnair and Iberia have teamed up across the Atlantic to provide you with a global network that offers you more flight choices, better connections and better pricing. This will help make your global travel experience easier and more rewarding.

For travel between the USA, Canada, Mexico and Europe, you can now enjoy:

  • access to great prices across all four airlines, and the ability to mix and match flights to get the best deals
  • smoother connections for onward flights through coordinated schedules and oneworld® Global Support centres in Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Madrid Barajas, Miami and New York JFK.
  • the ability to book transatlantic codeshare flights for American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia via any of the airlines’ websites
  • online check-in and online boarding passes for flights across the four airlines on either the website of the airline you booked with, or the airline operating the flight
  • integrated customer support - online, through call centres and at the airport.
 

Focus on New York – London:

If you're travelling between New York and London, the new schedule between American Airlines and British Airways means you can choose from up to 17 flights, each way, each day.

Find out more about flying between London and New York

 

American Airlines and US Airways merger

Our partner, American Airlines has now completed the merger with US Airways. The merger will give you more convenient options to key business and leisure destinations across Europe and the United States. From its hubs in Philadelphia and Charlotte, US Airways offers non-stop flights to 18 cities in Europe, including flights to Amsterdam, Brussels, Shannon, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Lisbon, Munich, Venice, and Athens. Within the United States, US Airways give you access to an additional 62 destinations around the country. You can now book US Airways operated flights directly on ba.com and US Airways flights can now be booked with other carriers on one ticket.

 

The Premium Experience

The Premium Experience

Flying in a premium cabin is now easier than ever with the enhanced transatlantic relationship between British Airways, American Airlines, Finnair, Iberia and OpenSkies. Together, we offer an extended choice of premium cabin options and reciprocal lounge access.

Executive Club benefits

Executive Club benefits

As an Executive Club member, each time you fly with British Airways or one of our joint business partners, simply include your membership number in the booking to ensure you receive Avios and tier points to help you move through the tiers.