Agreement will offer increased connectivity between São Paulo and seven major destinations in Italy
Olbia, 21 November 2018 – Air Italy and LATAM Airlines Brazil have entered into a codeshare partnership to offer customers enhanced connectivity between São Paulo and seven major destinations in Italy, with effect from today, November 21, 2018.
Under the agreement, Air Italy’s “IG” code will be placed on LATAM flights between Milan Malpensa and São Paulo. At the same time, LATAM will put its “LA” code on Air Italy flights between Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino, Naples, Olbia (Sardinia), Palermo and Catania (Sicily) and Lamezia Terme (Calabria).
Air Italy Chief Operating Officer, Rossen Dimitrov, said: “The commencement of our partnership with LATAM is great news for passengers of both airlines. Our customers can now benefit from a new choice for connecting to São Paulo, via Milan Malpensa, from our six key Italian destinations. Meanwhile, we are delighted to be welcoming LATAM’s passengers on board our new Air Italy flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome, Naples, Palermo, Catania, Lamezia Terme and Olbia.
“Thanks to the cooperation with our new partner LATAM, Italy and Brazil are now closer and the high number of Italian companies that have invested in Brazil particularly in the area of San Paolo can now take advantage of this new opportunity for enhanced business connectivity between our countries. The connections via Milan will also open the doors to the most beautiful Italian tourist destinations for Brazilian tourists, particularly those fond of travel to places such as Milan, Rome, and Naples.”
Flight tickets for the Italy/São Paulo routes under the codeshare agreement are available for purchase at travel agents, or through each airlines’ website and call centers.