As per the reports by a reknowned Brazilian new agency, Aviance and Azul Brazil has agreed to sign a Code sharing Agreement.
Now the customers of Azul airlines will be able to connect to Avianca’s routes, with 76 destinations in 27 countries throughout the Americas and Europe continent. Vise versa Avianca Holdings customers will have access to 100+ destinations of Azul.
Azul is the largest aviation company in Brazil if we count number of flights and destinations. Azul S.A. offers 854 daily flights to 114 destinations. With an operating fleet of 129 aircraft and more than 11,000 crew members, the Company has a network of 252 non-stop routes as of June 30, 2019.
On the other hand, Avianca is one of the largest airline holding companies in Latin America, whose headquarter is located in Colombia, Avianca operates both passenger and cargo airlines. It has been flying since 100 years from now with a fleet size of 175 airlines, it offers a network of routes with 76 destinations in 27 countries throughout the Americas and Europe. With its more than 21,000 employees, the Holding Company transported 30.5 million passengers in 2018.
After the collaboration both the aviation companies are selling tickets jointly for flights between their route networks, allowing customers to travel with one ticket, check-in once, and to check bags through their final destination.
Marcelo Bento Ribeiro, Alliance Director at Azul said. Azul customers, in turn, have convenient access to Avianca’s impressive network in Latin America, the Caribbean, and beyond.
“This agreement with Avianca Holdings will be very important in strengthening our international presence,” Marcelo Bento Ribeiro, Alliance Director at Azul said.