The FINANCIAL — Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Fiji Airways have on April 17 announced the signing of a codeshare agreement that will provide more convenient connections for customers travelling to Fiji from 10 destinations in Asia and Europe through the Singapore hub.
Under 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 4 April 2018. Customers can also travel on codeshare flights between Nadi and three domestic destinations, including the Fijian capital Suva, Labasa, and Savusavu, according to Singapore Airlines.
In turn, 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.
Mr Tan Kai Ping, Singapore Airlines Senior Vice President Marketing Planning said: “We are delighted with the new agreement with Fiji Airways, which will add the beautiful destination of Fiji to the Singapore Airlines and SilkAir codeshare network. This is another example of how we are continuously looking to expand our reach to provide our customers more travel options.”
Mr 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 Mr Viljoen.
The codeshare flights are subject to regulatory approvals. Tickets will be progressively made available for sale through the various booking channels following the approvals.