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Qatar Airways expands South America connectivity

Posted 5 January 2021 · Add Comment

Qatar Airways has signed an expanded codeshare agreement with LATAM Airlines Brasil that will see its code placed on 45 additional LATAM Airlines Brasil flights.

Qatar Airways has signed an expanded codeshare agreement with LATAM Airlines Brasil. Image:  Qatar Airways

LATAM Airlines Brasil will also be adding its code on Qatar Airways’ recently expanded 10 weekly flights to and from São Paulo , as well as on flights to several additional destinations beyond Doha, including Bangkok, Hong Kong, Maldives, Nairobi, Seoul and Tokyo.

 

The new codeshare agreement will further strengthen the two airlines’ strategic partnership, first initiated in 2016 and recently expanded in June 2019.

 

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “South America is a strategically important market for Qatar Airways. We are proud to demonstrate our strong commitment to passengers travelling to and from South America by providing even more flexible travel options. By increasing São Paulo services to 10 weekly flights and expanding our codeshare agreement with LATAM Airlines Brasil, we will further cement our position as the airline of choice for customers travelling between Asia, the Middle East and South America.

 

“Since 2016, both Qatar Airways and LATAM Airlines Brasil have witnessed the significant mutual benefits commercial cooperation have brought, providing our passengers with unrivalled service and seamless connectivity and it is why our codeshare cooperation has been expanded twice in recent years. We look forward to further strengthening our commercial cooperation with LATAM Airlines Brasil to enhance the travel experience for our millions of customers.”

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