Air France-KLM and IndiGo Implement Codeshare Partnership
Air France-KLM and IndiGo have officially implemented their new codeshare partnership. The agreement will provide connectivity to 30 destinations in India for Air France and KLM customers, and 120 European destinations and 50 in the Americas for IndiGo customers.
On Thursday (May 12, 2022), Air France-KLM announced the official implementation of their new codeshare partnership with IndiGo, which was originally announced in December 2021. Under the agreement, Air France and KLM customers will enjoy seamless connectivity to 30 new destinations across India, while IndiGo customers will enjoy access to 120 destinations in Europe and 50 destinations in the Americas. Air France, KLM and IndiGo flights can now be combined on a single reservation and Flying Blue loyalty program members can earn miles across all codeshared routes. Currently, Air France and KLM serve four destinations in India from their Paris and Amsterdam hubs including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru.
In Thursday’s announcment, Air France-KLM’s DGA Commercial Sales, Henri de Peyrelongue, said,
“Air France-KLM is very proud to be the first major European airline group to initiate cooperation with IndiGo. This codeshare agreement will allow us to increase our local presence and to improve the connectivity of India - one of the fastest growing markets - with the rest of the world, via our hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol. This means an enriched network with no less than 30 new destinations in India, as well as many possible round trip combinations for business and leisure travel.”
Also commenting on the codeshare partnership launch, IndiGo’s CEO, Ronojoy Dutta, said,
“We are delighted to enter into a codeshare agreement with one of the most powerful airline groups in Europe: Air France-KLM. This partnership is fully in line with our ambition to strengthen our country's air connectivity while offering affordable fares. It will allow us to offer Air France-KLM customers a punctual, affordable, courteous and stress-free travel experience on board our aircraft to 30 exceptional Indian destinations.”
IndiGo is one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines with a simple philosophy of providing low fares and courteous, hygienic, on-time and hassle-free service. The carrier operates a fleet of over 275 aircraft and offers over 1,000 daily flights to 70 domestic and 24 international destinations.
Air France-KLM Group is a leading international player on departure from Europe, mainly from the Group’s Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Schiphol hubs. The Group’s extensive global network includes 300 destinations served by Air France, KLM and Transavia. Flying Blue is the company’s loyalty program and is one of the leading programs in Europe with over 17 million members. Air France-KLM and partners Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic operate the largest transatlantic joint venture, with over 340 daily flights in 2019. Both Air France and KLM are members of the global SkyTeam alliance which brings together 19 airline partners and offers a vast global network.
Source: Air France-KLM Group