The transpacific codeshare agreement between Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia will take effect on 6 November, Atlanta-based Delta said in a statement.

Under the agreement, which was approved in June, Delta will add its code to all flights between Los Angeles and the Australian cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane operated by V Australia, Virgin Australia's long-haul international carrier.

V Australia will add its code to Delta's service between Los Angeles and Sydney.

The airlines also plan to expand the codeshare agreement to their domestic services, including Delta's network across the USA, Canada and Mexico, said Virgin Australia.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news