Cuddle Your Globe

Whenever doing a flight search and you think you have found the perfect flights, there is occasionally a way to book them cheaper..

Sometimes, two airlines collaborate together to form an alliance known in the travel industry as a ‘codeshare’ flight. It means the flight number will differ between two or more airline codes, but the physical flight will be the same. It also means that the airline borrowing the other flight as their own can market and sell the flight as they wish. An example is shown below;


This means that often, there will be two separate marketed rates for the same flight.

Below is an example of a codeshare affiliate, British Airways and American Airlines. They both have rates advertised for the same route on the same date but the rates differ by 10%.

A vast amount of international flights operate this way. It is definitely worth checking…

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