Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas recently entered into a codeshare agreement, which will provide their customers with more convenient connections via Rome and Madrid to Buenos Aires and onward to nine other popular destinations in Argentina.
More specifically, the new connections will enable travelers to reach Córdoba, Mendoza, Rosario, Iguazú, Salta, Mar del Plata, Bariloche, Trelew, and Ushuaia. Furthermore, Aerolíneas Argentinas’ guests will be able to access Etihad Airways’ network of over 100 destinations from its Abu Dhabi hub via the Italian and Spanish capitals.
“This codeshare demonstrates the importance of Argentina as a vital travel market for Etihad Airways in Latin America, given the growing tourism, cultural and business opportunities that exist between the UAE and Argentina,” Mohammad Al Bulooki, Etihad Airways executive vice president commercial said in an announcement.
The agreement also foresees that “Etihad Guest” members and “Aerolíneas Plus” members will be able to earn and redeem miles on codeshare flights.
“This is a very good opportunity to consolidate and increase our offer to one of the most important hubs in the Middle East. It also allows us to improve our load factors, optimize the use our fleet and strengthen the image of Aerolíneas Argentinas in the Asian market,” Diego García, Aerolíneas Argentinas chief commercial officer underlined.
Based in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways flies to, or has announced plans to serve, more than 110 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas.
From its headquarters in Buenos Aires, Aerolíneas Argentinas flies to 24 international destinations in America and Europe. Together with Austral Líneas Aéreas, Aerolíneas Argentinas operates flights to 37 destinations in the country. Discover the World is the carrier’s General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece and Cyprus.