Air France Signs New Codeshare Agreement With Sata Azores Airlines
Air France announced on Monday the signing of a new codeshare agreement with Portuguese carrier Sata Azores Airlines. Customers of both airlines will now enjoy expanded travel opportunities to and from the Portuguese Azores Islands.
Today, Air France announced a new codeshare agreement with Sata Azores Airlines. The agreement will expand travel opportunities between Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and the Portuguese Azores via Lisbon and Porto (Portugal). Customers will enjoy seamless connections from Air France’s Portuguese gateways to Ponta, Delgada, Terceira, Santa Maria, Horta and Pico in the Azores. Customers can book tickets now for travel between CDG and the Portuguese Azores via Lisbon or Porto.
Air France has added their ‘AF’ code to Sata Azores Airlines’ flights on departure from Lisbon and Porto to Ponta Delgada, Terceira, Santa Maria, Horta and Pico. The routes will be serviced by Airbus A320 and A321s. Likewise, Sata Azores Airlines had assed their ‘S4’ code to Air France-operated flights between Lisbon and Porto and Paris-CDG. The Air France flights will be serviced with Airbus A319, A320 and A321s.
The new codeshare agreement provides over 70 weekly flights between Lisbon and Porto and the Azores, as well as over 60 weekly frequencies between the Portuguese gateways and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Guests of both airlines will enjoy seamless journey on a single ticket, with baggage checked through to their destination, the same Air France baggage allowance and reciprocal frequent flyer point benefits. Qualifying Air France guests will further enjoy access to the Sata Azores Airlines lounges in Lisbon, Porto and the Azores as well as “Fast Track” security checkpoint access at Lisbon and Porto Airports.
The Air-France-KLM Group offers more international departures than any other airline group in Europe. The Group, which includes Air France, KLM and Transavia serves 312 destinations in 116 countries with a fleet of 554 aircraft. In 2019, the Air France-KLM Group served over 104M passengers with up to 2,300 daily departures from their hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.
The SATA Air Transport Group was founded in 1941 and has been instrumental in connecting customers to the beauty of the nine islands of the Portuguese Azores. Sata Azores Airlines offers service between Europe and North America and the Azores, with a fleet of Airbus A320 and A321LR Neos. Additionally, the SATA Group offers airlines handling solutions in the Azores and manages five island airfields in Pico, São Jorge, Graciosa, Flores and Corvo.
Source: Air France