SIA and Avianca to codeshare flights for greater connectivity between Singapore and Bogotá

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Latin-American carrier Avianca have signed an agreement to codeshare on each other’s flights, with effect from September 2017.

Under the new agreement, passengers travelling with SIA will have wider connections to Bogotá, Colombia, Avianca's major hub location, according to a joint press release. 

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.

Photo courtesy: staralliance.com
Photo courtesy: staralliance.com

The codeshare flights will be made available for sale across all sales channels on SIA and Avianca progressively, beginning September 2017.

“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 options,” said SIA Senior Vice President Marketing Planning, Tan Kai Ping.

“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 service,” said Avianca Managing Director of Alliances and Airline Partners, Juan Ricardo Castillo. 

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Kareyst Lin
Kareyst Lin – Senior Writer

Kareyst has experience in writing about B2B technology for Computerworld Singapore, MIS Asia and CIO Asia; and on government technology for GCIO Asia. Her pet areas are artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart cities - these are fueled by her obsession with sci-fi movies and philosophy of mind. 

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