Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with Azul
Linhas Aereas Brasileiras S.A which will allow customers to
seamlessly connect to and from eight cities in Brazil to Emirates
global network via Sao Paulo.
The codeshare agreement has already been approved by the
Brazilian Federal Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação
Under the codeshare, customers will be able to
connect to and from Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU), Belem
(BEL) Belo Horizonte (CNF), Cuiaba (CGB), Curtiba (CWB), Juazeiro
Do Norte (JDO), Porto Alegre (POA) and Recife (REC) airports on
flights operated by Azul to Emirates flights from Sao Paulo (GRU)
to Dubai and beyond with a single ticket.
Codeshare flights will start on 25 August 2021.
We are very happy to announce this partnership
with Emirates, which will provide seamless benefits to our
customers, said Abhi Shah, Azuls Chief Revenue
Officer. As the largest airline in Brazil in terms of
destinations, this codeshare allows our customers to have
unparalleled connectivity in Brazil and around the world. In
addition both Azul and Emirates are known for their customer
service excellence further enhancing the customer experience
between the two airlines.
Emirates currently operates five weekly flights to
Sao Paulo on its widebody Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
In addition to the passenger flight services, Emirates
SkyCargo, the airfreight division of the airline, offers cargo
capacity on flights to Sao Paulo and Viracopos airports.
Adnan Kazim, Emirates Chief Commercial Officer,
said, Emirates is delighted to be entering into a codeshare
partnership with Azul to offer our customers an enhanced, smooth
and convenient connectivity between eight cities in Brazil to/
from Dubai and our global network through Sao Paulo. Brazil is an
important market for Emirates and our cooperation with Azul
underscores Emirates commitment to strengthen our reach in the
region and open up more options for our customers. With one
ticket, our customers can access a seamless experience through
check-in, bag check and boarding on every leg of their journey. We
look forward to working with Azul and strengthening our
partnership in the days to come.
Emirates currently has codeshare cooperation
agreements in place with 21 airline partners and two rail
companies around the world. The airline also has
interline cooperation agreements with over 106 airlines and rail
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