A few oneworld airlines, including American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and Finnair have joint venture cooperation for flights from the US to Europe. This is the highest level of airline cooperation’s which means these airlines share profits on specific routes, sell tickets on each others flights and also build the network together.
The good news for travellers is that the joint venture can often lead to great fares in the market. Currently, we are seeing some good fares for flights from cities in the US to Madrid, Spain.
- Departure City: New York (JFK), Miami (MIA)
- Arrival City: Madrid (MAD)
- Travel Dates: selected dates July 2019 – August 2019, December 2019 – January 2020
- Class: Business (I)
How to Find This Deal?
This deal can be easily found using Google Flights and ITA Matrix. When using Google Flights, choose Business as cabin, enter your departure and arrival city, choose a date pair and select oneworld as your preferred airline.
Then you can use the calendar tool to find the lowest possible price.
Finally, choose the flights you like and book on the website that has the lowest price.
What is the Business Class Product Like?
American Airlines uses Boeing B777-200s on flights in this deal. The aircraft is equipped with reverse-herringbone Business Class seats in a 1-2-1 configuration. Check Sam’s Review below on American Airlines Business Class.
Iberia uses their latest Airbus A350-900XWBs on New York route and Airbus A330-300s on Miami route. Both aircraft feature staggered Business Class seats in a 1-2-1 configuration. Check Sam’s review below on Iberia Business Class:
Where Should I Credit This Ticket?
All airlines involved in this deal are oneworld members, which means all oneworld member airlines can be credited with this ticket. However, because each airline also has its own partners part of the ticket may also credit to that specific partner. The deal tickets into I fare class on all flights.
To calculate the specific amount of miles you can get, visit where to credit website and fill in your flights.
This deal provides a great fare considering there are many direct flights and the base fare is low. A majority portion of the cost is taxes and carrier surcharges. Those charges could add up to about $1,300, which is relatively high.
For those who want to get the advantage of this deal, I recommend do it fast. Not so many dates are still available and not every website shows the lowest fare at this time.
How do you feel about this deal? Are you taking advantage of it? If so, on which route?