VANCOUVER — Emirates has signed a new codeshare and lounge agreement with Alaska Airlines (AS).
Pending governmental approval, Emirates will begin marketing up to 300 daily Alaska Airlines flights, which will give Canadian travellers the opportunity to purchase connecting flights on both airlines using one reservation, and a seamless ticketing, check-in, boarding and baggage check experience during the entire journey.
In addition, the new codeshare agreement will feature several other new benefits including reciprocal lounge access and priority boarding and check-in for elite fliers.
The enhanced codeshare agreement gives passengers easy connections from 49 cities, including Vancouver (YVR), Edmonton (YEG), Calgary (YYC), Victoria (YYJ) and Kelowna (YLW) to two daily Emirates’ flights departing from Seattle to Dubai and beyond to West Asia, Indian Ocean, the Middle East, Far East and Australasia.
In addition to the codeshare agreement, Emirates Skywards Gold & Platinum members will soon have access to Alaska Airlines Board Room lounges in Anchorage, Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles any time they book an Emirates flight that connects with Alaska Airlines.
Likewise, Alaska Airlines MVP Gold and MVP Gold 75K members will also enjoy access to Emirates Business Class lounges at Dubai.