(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Subject to regulatory approval the codeshare agreement will allow Etihad Airways to place its EY code on Gol-operated flights across the Brazilian airlines extensive domestic network as well as to other destinations in South America.
Etihad Airways in partnership with Brazil’s Gol Linhas Aareas Inteligentes is now offering travellers greater access to South America following the implementation of a codeshare partnership deal.
Subject to regulatory approval the codeshare agreement will allow Etihad Airways to place its EY code on Gol-operated flights across the Brazilian airline’s extensive domestic network as well as to other destination in South America.
The agreement provides for increased cooperation between the airlines’ frequent flyer programmes Etihad Guest and Gol’s Smiles programmes enabling passengers to earn and redeem miles when flying with the partner airline.
The deal will also enable passengers to check-in their luggage to their final destination.
Kevin Knight chief strategy and planning officer at Etihad Airways said: “Brazil is a growing market for Etihad Airways… the partnership with Gol Linhas Aareas Inteligentes greatly expands our business and leisure travel offering between the UAE and South America’s largest market.”