codeshare

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

code +‎ share, because of the change in the flight's two-letter airline identity code. One aircraft will have two or more codes and flight numbers.

Noun[edit]

codeshare (plural codeshares)

  1. (aviation) Agreement whereby an airline buys space on another airline and markets the extra space as its own. Often used to increase a route network without the costs of running a full service.

Verb[edit]

codeshare (third-person singular simple present codeshares, present participle codesharing, simple past and past participle codeshared)

  1. (aviation, transitive, intransitive) To buy space on (a flight) in this way.