LATAM Airlines Brasil and Cathay Pacific Airways has entered into a codeshare agreement, offering passengers increased connectivity between South America and Asia. Both airlines are members of oneworld and this agreement further enhances the alliance.
Thanks to the agreement, LATAM Airlines Brasil will be able to offer a LATAM ‘JJ’ flight code on all flights operated by Cathay Pacific Airways between New York (JFK) and Hong Kong (HKG) via its sales channels.
Likewise, Cathay Pacific Airways will be able to offer a Cathay ‘CX’ flight code on all flights operated by LATAM Airlines Brasil on the following routes via its sales channels:
- São Paulo (GRU) – London (LHR) – São Paulo (GRU)
- São Paulo (GRU) – Paris (CDG) – São Paulo (GRU)
- Rio de Janeiro (GIG) – New York (JFK) – Rio de Janeiro (GIG)
- São Paulo (GRU) – New York (JFK) – São Paulo (GRU)
“We are pleased to go even further with this partnership, which strengthens our oneworld alliance and complements the existing codeshare between Cathay and LATAM for flights in Chile and Peru. The agreement in Brazil will enable us to strengthen connectivity and network options in Asia for all our passengers”, said Claudia Sender, CEO of LATAM Airlines Brasil.
“Our new codeshare agreement with LATAM significantly broadens the travel opportunities from Asia to Brazil for our customers, expanding trade and tourism in the process. We are pleased to be able to grow our relationship with our oneworld partner, LATAM, which is one of South America’s largest and most respected airlines, and look forward to welcoming guests from the airline onto our flights soon”, said Ivan Chu, Cathay Pacific Chief Executive.
Currently the passengers of both airlines can earn and redeem points/km on CX, LA or JJ flights.