Azul Linhas Aéreas announced that Copa Airlines signed a new code sharing agreement. The new commercial agreement will come into effect once it has been approved by the regulatory authorities.
November 12, 2018
Last Thursday, Blue and Copa said they had signed a share-sharing agreement to consolidate their commercialization. Through the new alliance, the Panamanian company's customers will be able to reach 101 Azul destinations in Brazil, while Azul travelers are available to them, Copa Airlines offers 80 destinations throughout America through central Panama.
"This agreement between Azul and Copa Airlines is a perfect combination that offers incredible benefits to those who reach Brazil from Panama. From the American connection center, It is possible to reach nine Brazilian cities, and through Azul connections at those airports, to 101 domestic destinations, "said Abhi Shah, vice president of the Azul Revenues.
Dennis Cary, senior vice president of Commercial and Planning for Copa Airlines, said "we are always looking for partners to offer the best travel experience to our customers and increase our path network, with this agreement, Azul will add its AD code to Copa Airlines trips to and from Panama, allowing customers in Brazil to connect, through the middle of America in Panama City, with the largest international air network in Latin America. "
In addition to the benefits of international networks, the agreement will allow the purchase of a single ticket for the entire trip, the baggage order for the final destination and the combination of TudoAzul (Blue) and ConnectMiles (Copa Airlines) loyalty programs.