KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Qantas, Australia's
national carrier, have signed a codeshare agreement.
will attach its flight number to daily flights between Singapore
and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth.
attach its QF code to KLM flights between Amsterdam and Singapore.
KLM President and CEO, Pieter Elbers, said, "We are very pleased
with this new codesharing agreement with Qantas. Australia is an
important destination for business and leisure travellers, which
is why Qantas is such an important partner. This also allows us to develop our presence in this beautiful part of the world."
The codeshare begins on 31 October 2018.
Qantas International CEO, Alison Webster,
added, "This codeshare
provides customers with more choice of how they travel between
Australia and Europe. It offers our customers another option to
get to Amsterdam via our Singapore hub with more opportunities to
earn status credits and Qantas Points. As two national carriers,
each with a proud history of flying for nearly 100 years, Qantas
and KLM are pleased to offer our customers more seamless
experiences every time they fly."