(06 Jan 2021)
Qatar Airways has increased
flights to São Paulo, Brazil and expanded codeshare
cooperation with LATAM Airlines.
expanded agreement will allow Qatar Airways passengers to book
travel on 45 additional LATAM Airlines Brasil flights and to
access over 40 domestic and international destinations on the
South American carrier’s network, including Brasilia, Curitiba,
Porto Velho, Rio Branco, Rio de Janeiro, São José, Lima (Peru), Montevideo (Uruguay) and Santiago (Chile).
Brasil passengers will also benefit from access to the recently
expanded 10 weekly flights to and from Sao Paulo, operated by
Qatar Airways’ Airbus A350-1000.
Subject to government approvals, LATAM Airlines Brasil
passengers will also be able to book travel to eight additional
Qatar Airways’ destinations such as Bangkok, Hong Kong,
Maldives, Nairobi, Seoul and Tokyo along with additional Qatar
Airways’ connecting flights to destinations such as Baku, Kuala
Lumpur and Singapore.
With an existing loyalty cooperation,
frequent fliers with both airlines are also able to earn and
redeem miles for travel across the partners’ complete network as
well as recognition of their tier status at select airports with
benefits such as priority check-in and priority boarding.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
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.”
Travel Industry News,
IHG Signs Second Crowne Plaza Hotel in Danang, Vietnam