GOL and Qatar Airways signed (06-Jan-2011) a codeshare agreement. Under the agreement, Qatar Airways will add its code to GOL services departing from Sao Paulo to 48 Brazilian destinations. The agreement means Qatar Airways, which operates to Sao Paulo from Doha, will be able to distribute its customers throughout GOL’s routes network with multiple connection options. For GOL, the agreement represents an additional sales channel, which will increase passenger traffic and load factor in its own flights. The two companies are also working on signing a frequent flyer programme agreement. Codeshare cities within the agreement are: Aracaju, Bauru, Belém, Brasília, Boa Vista, Cuiabá, Campo Grande, Chapecó, Belo Horizonte (Confins), Campinas, Campina Grande, Curitiba, Caxias do Sul, Cruzeiro do Sul, Fernando de Noronha, Florianópolis, Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro (Galeão and Santos Dumont airports). Other Brazilian cities included are Goiânia, Foz do Iguaçu, Imperatriz, Ilhéus, Juazeiro do Norte, Joinville, João Pessoa, Londrina, Marabá, Manaus, Macapá, Maceió, Maringá, Natal, Navegantes, Palmas, Petrolina, Porto Alegre, Porto Seguro, Porto Velho, Presidente Prudente, Rio Branco, Recife, São Luís, Salvador, Santarém, Teresina, Uberlândia and Vitória. [more - GOL] [more - Qatar Airways]
GOL and Qatar Airways sign codeshare
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