Definition of code-sharing in English:



mass noun
  • A commercial arrangement between two airlines, whereby one sells seats on a flight operated by the other.

    as modifier ‘QANTAS operates the route with BA under a code-sharing arrangement’
    • ‘The carrier hopes to add Chinese destinations, either by using their planes or through code-sharing with Chinese carriers, Pinoli said.’
    • ‘The two airlines began their code-sharing and reciprocal frequent flyer program about a year ago.’
    • ‘The airline now has code-sharing on flights into the New York City market, but you can't fly that route from many of its own cities.’