• Joe Breitfeller

Azul and LATAM Airlines Brazil Announce New Codeshare and Loyalty Program Agreements

On Tuesday, Azul and LATAM Airlines Brazil announced new codeshare and frequent flyer agreements, connecting their perspective route networks in Brazil. The loyalty program agreement will allow TudoAzul and LATAM Pass members earn points on either carrier.


Azul Embraer E195-E2 - Courtesy Embraer

Today, Azul and LATAM Brazil announced new codeshare and frequent flyer agreements, which will connect the Brazilian route networks of each carrier. The frequent flyer agreement will allow 12 million TudoAzul and 37 million LATAM Pass members earn points in either loyalty program. Initially, the codeshare agreement will include 50 non-overlapping routes to/from Brasilia (BSB), Belo Horizonte (CNF), Recife (REC), Porto-Alegre (POA), Campinas (VCP), Curitiba (CWB), and São Paulo (GRU). The codeshare agreement will provide convenient connection opportunities to Brazilian customers as well as a seamless travel experience with shared ticketing as well as check-in and through baggage. In Tuesday’s announcement, Azul’s CEO, John Rodgerson said,


“These agreements will provide unrivaled benefits for customers. With Azul’s highly connected network that serves many destinations in Brazil and LATAM’s hubs, our complimentary fleet types and networks will offer customers the widest range of travel options. In addition, both airlines have a history and passion for customer service, and we look forward to showcasing this together.”


Also commenting on today’s announcement, LATAM Airlines Brazil’s CEO, Jerome Cadier added,


“As a sign of LATAM’s long-term commitment to the Brazilian market, this codeshare agreement will provide customers with access to two of the leading air travel networks in the country. We understand that the COVID-19 crisis requires innovative responses to help kick-start the economies of the region and today’s announcement is part of our contribution to this effort. With Azul and LATAM’s shared customer service values and complementary route networks, we look forward to offering an industry leading experience to customers in Brazil.”


Before the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Azul and LATAM Airlines Brazil operated 298 routes with 1,632 daily departures to 137 destinations in Brazil. Both airlines have received recognition for their award-winning service and on-time performance.


Source(s): Azul Brazilian Airlines, LATAM Airlines Brazil

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