Singapore Airlines and SilkAir in codeshare with Fiji Airways
Updated on April 19th, 2018 at 08:02 IST
April 19, 2018: Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir, wholly owned subsidiary of SIA, have inked codeshare agreement with Fiji Airways that will provide more convenient connections for customers travelling to Fiji from 10 destinations in Asia and Europe through the major aviation Singapore hub.
According to the agreement, Singapore Airlines and SilkAir customers can access Fiji Airways’ non-stop flights between Singapore and Nadi, including the airline’s third weekly seasonal service that was launched on April 4, 2018. Customers can also travel on codeshare flights between Nadi and three domestic destinations, including the Fijian capital Suva, Labasa, and Savusavu.
Also, Fiji Airways’ customers will be able to access Singapore Airlines and SilkAir-operated flights to destinations in China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom.
Tan Kai Ping, senior vice president Marketing Planning, Singapore Airlines said: “This is another example of how we are continuously looking to expand our reach to provide our customers more travel options.”
Andre Viljoen, Fiji Airways’ managing director and CEO added: “We’re pleased to sign this codeshare agreement with Singapore Airlines and SilkAir, which leverages the airline group’s impressive global distribution network and significantly grows our footprint across Asia and Europe, with some of these cities appearing on the Fiji Airways network for the very first time.
“We are confident that this codeshare agreement will allow more international travellers to experience the beauty of Fiji and the wider South Pacific region,” said Viljoen.
The codeshare flights are subject to regulatory approvals.