I have a question. If a real world airline is a codeshare/interline partner with another airline but not codeshare/interline partner with the other airline’s virtual airline, does the first airline require to be codeshare/interline with the other airline in IF in order to fly their routes?
You should always contact the other VA’s staff to codeshare.
@Altaria55 I did but they did not respond
How long has it been and which VA?
I am the CEO of Pakistan Intl’ VA. Pakistan Intl’ Airlines is a codeshare partner of Turkish Airlines and Etihad Airways in real life. I contacted their CEOs but got no response so I was wondering if my pilots could fly their routes
Did you contact the VA accounts or the CEOs directly?
If you make any agreements with the Virtual Airlines you want to codeshare with then you can start to use them for your pilots as well. But unfortunately Your VA isn’t IFVARB approved yet. So make sure to get your VA approved first and then start with your codeshare agreements. Hope this helps.
Reviewing your info for Pakistan International VA - we currently do not have an IFVARB certified VA for Pakistan, as such you would not be able to create agreements until that happened.
Information on how to get certified is available on our website at IFVARB.com
I contacted the COEs directly
You need to apply to be a VA through the IFVARB before any of this.
Sorry to say but most Virtual Airlines that have been approved by the IFVARB will also only codeshares with other approved members. I would advise till you have finished the process (been approved) then you contact them with your airline info
Oh, okay. Thank you all for your help