LAN Airlines and Jetstar Airways sign codeshare agreement
OCT 1, 2015: LAN Airlines and Jetstar Airways (Jetstar) have signed a codeshare agreement to complement the current agreements that LAN Airlines maintains with Qantas, effectively strengthening the connectivity between South America and Oceania.
Through the codeshare agreement LAN Airlines passengers can access 15 new destinations offered by the Australian carrier within Australia and New Zealand. In the future, the airline expects to strengthen the alliance by incorporating international routes between countries in Oceania and Southeast Asia.
“The new agreement, which strengthens the existing relationship between LAN Airlines and Jetstar Airways, expands our network of tourist destinations in Oceania and allows our passengers to connect from Sydney and Auckland to attractive destinations in the region,” explained Soledad Berrios, VP Strategic Alliances, LATAM Airlines Group.
The agreement will expand international connectivity between South America and Oceania and allow LAN Airlines passengers to fly from Santiago, Chile to 15 destinations in Australia and New Zealand.
The agreement will optimize connectivity from Auckland to important cities in Australia, such as Gold Coast and Melbourne. In New Zealand, passengers will be able to connect from Auckland to destinations such as Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch and Queenstown. Meanwhile, in Australia, the agreement will connect Sydney to cities such as Byron Bay, Cairns, Darwin, Hobart, Hamilton Island, Sunshine Coast, and more.