Air India enters into codeshare agreement with Flybe

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India on Wednesday announced that it has entered into a codeshare agreement with European airline Flybe.

According to the national carrier, tickets under the new agreement will be available from May 10, with travel effective from June 1.

Further the airline said that the codeshare partnership will enable travellers using Flybe’s multi-frequency Birmingham services from Belfast City, Edinburgh and Glasgow to book seamless flights onward to New Delhi.

“Under the unilateral agreement, Air India (AI) will place its marketing code on these Flybe flights (BE),” the national carrier said in a statement.

A codeshare agreement allows two airlines to sell seats on each others’ flights in order to provide passengers with a wider choice of destinations.

“Air India is continuously working towards providing seamless connectivity to its passenger across routes and with our agreement with Flybe, Air India passengers will have an unmatched connectivity in UK,” said Ashwani Lohani, chairman and managing director, Air India in a statement.

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