Virgin America and China Southern Airlines have announced a codeshare agreement in which China Southern will place its code (CZ) on a range of Virgin America flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to destinations in China and Southeast Asia. The agreement includes West Coast flights to and from Boston, Chicago, Dallas Love Field, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Newark, New York (JFK), Seattle, San Diego and Washington DC.
Virgin America said that China Southern is the only airline offering non-stop service between Guangzhou and Wuhan and the United States. China Southern, which is headquartered in Guangzhou, offers daily flights from Guangzhou to San Francisco (three flights per week with one stop in Wuhan), ten flights per week from Guangzhou to Los Angeles, and daily flights from Guangzhou to New York.
Codeshare flights are now available for booking via China Southern's website, call center (+86-4008695539-1-4) and GDS.