About oneworld - Travelling the World

The world's premier airline alliance

The oneworld® alliance brings together 13 of the world's leading airlines and around 30 affiliated carriers. Together, these airlines operate some 13,000 daily flights to more than 1,000 destinations across the globe.

As a frequent flyer member of our partner airlines you can earn and redeem points on eligible oneworld flights, and extend your rewards and privileges throughout the alliance.

oneworld was the first global alliance to introduce interline ticketing between member airlines, which means you enjoy smooth transfers and greater flexibility across the entire network, and offers the widest range of alliance fares, making it easier to travel throughout its global network.


oneworld was launched in 1999 by founding alliance members American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Qantas.

The alliance has since grown with Finnair and Iberia joining in 1999, LAN (now LATAM) in 2000, Japan Airlines and Royal Jordanian in 2007, S7 Airlines in 2010, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways in 2013, and Sri Lankan Airlines in 2014.


oneworld is the current holder of an unprecendent seven of the leading international "best airline alliance" titles:

  • FlightStats' Airline Alliance On-Time Performance Service Award 2016, for the fourth year running.
  • Business Traveller's Best Airline Alliance 2016 for the fourth consecutive year.
  • Global Traveler's GT Tested Reader Survey 2016 Awards Best Airline Alliance for the seventh year running.
  • Trazees' Favorite Airline Alliance, for the second time.
  • Business Traveler North America's 2016 Best in Business Travel Awards, for the second consecutive year.
  • World Travel Awards 2016 World's Leading Airline Alliance for the 14th year running.
  • Premier Traveler's Readers' Survey Best Airline Alliance for the third year running.

oneworld's individual member airlines also have among the best track records in the various industry award schemes, reflecting the quality of their service offering.