Singapore Airlines and Avianca have signed an agreement to codeshare on each
other’s flights with effect from September 2017.
Under the agreement, SIA customers will have
wider connections to Bogotá, Colombia, Avianca´s major hub
SIA will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to
Avianca-operated flights from its European gateways at Barcelona
and London to Bogotá. In turn, Avianca will add its ‘AV’
designator code to SIA-operated flights between Singapore and both
Barcelona and London.
The codeshare flights will be made available for
sale across all sales channels on SIA and Avianca progressively,
beginning September 2017.
SIA Senior Vice President Marketing Planning, Mr
Tan Kai Ping, said, “This new codeshare agreement with Star Alliance
partner Avianca provides our customers with seamless connections
to Bogotá, the financial and commercial centre of Colombia. It is
another example of our commitment to continuously expand our
network to offer customers greater accessibility and travel
Avianca Managing Director of Alliances and
Airline Partners, Mr
Juan Ricardo Castillo, said, “The signing of this codeshare
agreement with Singapore Airlines, allows us to expand our route
network and to offer our customers an even broader
connection with the world while maintaining excellent standards of