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Jet, Fiji Airways tie up for code share

Passengers of Fiji Airways will be allowed to travel to Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai on Jet Airways

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Jet Airways. Photo: Reuters
Jet Airways. Photo: Reuters

Private carrier Monday said it has tied-up with Fiji Airways to provide seamless air connectivity between India and Fiji via Singapore and Hong Kong with code share flights.

As part of the pact, which is effective from March 8, the passengers of will be allowed to travel Nadi in the pacific nation, using Fiji Airways network.

Similarly, the passengers of Fiji Airways will be allowed to travel to Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai on flight to these places from Singapore.

The Jet Airways flight from Hong Kong to Mumbai and Delhi will also be operated as code-share flight, Jet Airways said in a release.

Code-sharing allows an airline to book its passengers on its partner carriers and provide seamless travel to destinations where it has no presence.

The agreement, a first-of-its-kind between the airlines of the two countries, will address the growing demand for travel between India and Fiji, it said.

The code share agreement with Fiji Airways reflects offers the best possible connections to more and more destinations around the world. This would enable seamless connectivity between both countries, Jet Airways Whole-time Director, Gaurang Shetty, said in the release.

According to the airline, all code share flights will allow through check-in to the final destination of any journey.

Fiji Airways' Managing Director and CEO Andre Viljoen said, "Demand for travel from Fiji to India for tourism, medical treatment, education and family reasons keeps growing and our code share agreement will boost this even further.

First Published: Mon, March 06 2017. 17:57 IST