Booking a codeshare flight

Old Aug 16, 20, 2:29 am
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Booking a codeshare flight

Hi guys,

why isnít it possible anymore to book codeshare flights on AF website ?
I booked a flight CDG-FCO, and the Alitalia flights are no longer listed on the booking system.
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Old Aug 16, 20, 3:20 am
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Originally Posted by LY777 View Post
why isn’t it possible anymore to book codeshare flights on AF website ?
Alitalia pulled the plug on codesharing with AF and with KL on trunk European routes three years ago.

They then went further and pulled codesharing from a slate of intercontinental destinations.

Don't make the mistake of thinking that AFKL and AZ are partners anymore; AZ recapitalized and shrunk AFKL's holding down to practically zero when AFKL didn't want to participate in an earlier round of funding. AZ has terminated most commercial agreements with AFKL and took back the slotpairs at LIN airport that AFKL had been using, which was almost all of AFKL's slotpairs at Linate; AFKL, in turn, has frozen AZ out of their new transatlantic JVs.

They are not partners; to assume that they still codeshare in the manner you suggest has not been the case for some time.

If there even is an AF code on any of Alitalia's flights between Paris and Rome, then it would only be available as part of a longhaul ticket and then probably only from a limited number of origins/destinations; there simply is no question of codesharing on short flights between each other's hubs anymore.

AF flies between CDG and FCO; book an Air France flight.

If you must fly with Alitalia, then you won't be able to use your AF or KL voucher and should book the ticket directly from Alitalia.
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Old Aug 16, 20, 4:08 am
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I prefer flying with AF.
It was just out of curiosity
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Old Aug 16, 20, 8:57 am
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