Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J American Airlines (AA) and Qantas have released plans to expand its codeshare partnership on routes across North America and Australia. As part of the agreement the Australian flag carrier will codeshare on 28 new destination on AA’s flights from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport, while the American carrier will codeshare on Qantas routes between Sydney and Dallas as well as other Australian domestic services. The expanded partnership will increase Australian travellers reach into major cities within the US, Canada and Mexico including Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, Nashville, New York, Toronoto, Vancouver, Cancun and Calgary, a statement from Qantas read. “Expanding our codeshare arrangement with American Airlines allows us to capitalize fully on DFW’s position as a major hub airport for business and leisure travel,” Qantas Airlines Commercial group executive Rob Gurney said. “Our expanded codeshare relationship with Qantas makes it easier and more convenient for our customers to travel on the global networks of both airlines,” AA chief commercial officer Virasb Vahidi added. Members signed up to both airlines’ loyalty programs will also be able to add on and redeem miles/points across the combined networks of the carriers’. Fares for the codeshare flights will be available for purchase over the next month.