SpiceJet expansion strategy: Airline signs MoU with Emirates for code share partnership; will open new routes, destinations

SpiceJet passengers from 51 domestic destinations will be able to access Emirates' network across the US, Europe, Africa and Middle East

Press Trust of India April 22, 2019 09:58:51 IST
SpiceJet expansion strategy: Airline signs MoU with Emirates for code share partnership; will open new routes, destinations
  • Code-sharing allows an airline to book its passengers on its partner carriers and provide seamless travel to destinations where it has no presence

  • SpiceJet passengers from 51 domestic destinations will be able to access Emirates' network across the US, Europe, Africa and Middle East

  • The reciprocal partnership will allow opening of new routes and destinations for passengers of the two airlines

Mumbai: Budget carrier Spicejet on Monday announced signing of an initial pact for code share partnership with Gulf carrier Emirates. The reciprocal partnership will allow opening of new routes and destinations for passengers of the two airlines, SpiceJet said in a statement.

SpiceJet expansion strategy Airline signs MoU with Emirates for code share partnership will open new routes destinations

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"I am delighted to announce that as part of SpiceJet's international expansion strategy, we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a code share agreement," SpiceJet Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh said in the statement.

SpiceJet passengers from 51 domestic destinations will be able to access Emirates' network across the US, Europe, Africa and Middle East, it added.

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

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