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Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Aeromexico,
Mexico's global airline, today announced their new frequent flier and codeshare agreement to connect each other's networks and bring more options to travelers flying between
Mexico and several cities along the West Coast and
Starting early next year, travelers can accrue miles when they fly on Alaska Airlines' expansive network across
the United States,
Canada, and Aeromexico's 80 destinations throughout
the United States,
Asia. Miles flown on Aeromexico will count toward qualification in
Alaska's Mileage Plan MVP elite-level program. Frequent fliers will be able to redeem miles for award travel on Aeromexico beginning later in 2013.
"Aeromexico's customers will enjoy
Alaska's easy connections, streamlined handling of checked baggage and more travel options to some of the West Coast's most popular destinations, including
Portland, Oregon," said
Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "We welcome Aeromexico's passengers to experience the award-winning customer service of Alaska Airlines on their next U.S.-bound flight."
Under the codeshare agreement, Aeromexico's "AM" code will be placed on Alaska Airlines flights between 20 city pairs, including all eight
Alaska destinations in
Mexico with service from
San Diego and
San Jose. Travelers connecting between Alaska Airlines and Aeromexico will be able to check in with the originating carrier, receive their boarding passes and check baggage through to their final destination.
"We are very pleased to announce this new alliance and confident that this commitment will benefit all
Alaska's and Aeromexico's passengers, which will allow them to connect with 45 cities around
Mexico and with 11 different countries in
South America," said
Sergio Allard, Aeromexico's chief commercial officer. "Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan and Aeromexico Club Premier members will very soon also be able to enjoy all of their well-known benefits as if they were flying with the same airline."
Aeromexico customers can book travel at
www.aeromexico.com or by calling 800-237-6639.
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can earn or redeem mileage on 15 airlines, including more major U.S. carriers than any other frequent-flier program. The program offers additional opportunities to earn miles through an extensive network of partners, including the Alaska Airlines Visa credit and debit cards, Mileage Plan Dining, and 35 hotel and car rental partners worldwide.