Published On: Wed, May 18th, 2016

SAA pens Brazilian codeshare deal

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SAAJOHANNESBURG , ( CAJ News) – THE South African Airways (SAA) has implemented a codeshare agreement with its Brazilian Star Alliance partner, Avianca Brasil, offering customers further destinations into Brazil.

Through the agreement SAA customers will be able to travel on selected Avianca Brasil flights under the “SA” code, connecting São Paulo’s international airport to Brasília, Cuiabá, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Fortaleza, Goiânia, Juazeiro do Norte, Maceió, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador.

SAA operates ten weekly frequencies between Johannesburg and São Paulo.

In turn, Avianca Brasil customers will travel on the “O6” Avianca Brasil code from Brazilian destinations through São Paulo’s to Johannesburg. SAA will operate the São Paulo’s – Johannesburg leg.

Both carriers are already selling tickets through all their sales channels for travel effective 17 May.

Trade and investment ties between South Africa and Brazil have been strengthening, underpinned by the reach and influence these two countries enjoy in their respective continents and the codeshare is only a logical step to support travel and promote connectivity between the two regions for business or leisure.

CAJ News

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