Qatar Airways has signed a new codeshare agreement with Latam Airlines Brazil to provide passengers connectivity with advanced destinations.
Qatar Airways passengers can use Latam Airlines to fly to destinations in Brazil and South America including Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Curitiba, Lima and Bogota among others. Likewise, Latam passengers will be able to use Qatar Airways services between Sao Paulo (GRU) and Doha (DOH), in addition to over 25 onward destinations in the Middle-East, East Africa and South Asia, including Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, told the media that, “We were delighted to welcome LATAM’s board and senior management to Doha and to have had such productive discussions about how we can continue to work together to benefit our millions of passengers and cargo customers. Since 2017, Qatar Airways has witnessed the significant benefits that codeshare cooperation has brought, providing passengers with unrivalled service and a seamless connection between South America and the Middle-East and Asia.”
The expanded codeshare agreement between Qatar Airways and Latam Airlines Brazil offers greater connectivity for passengers worldwide. Latam Airways caters to 143 destinations in 25 countries. It also offers international connectivity to some of South America’s exotic destinations.
Qatar Airways operates more than 250 aircraft from the Hamad International Airport to more than 160 destinations worldwide. It has included a number of new destinations to its route network. The destinations include Izmir, Rabat, Malta; Davao, Philippines, Mogadishu and Langkawi.
More recently, Qatar Airways planned to buy a stake in RwandAir to expand into Africa. The talks between the two airlines are at advanced stages, according to a local media report.