- Chidozie Uzoezie
Air Italy Expands Codeshare with Qatar Airways and Bulgaria Air
Air Italy has expanded its code-share agreements with Qatar Airways and Bulgaria in order to include further new destinations and travel opportunities for its passengers.
Codeshare with Qatar Airways, already in place since April 2017, and with Bulgaria Air, which started this February, have been expanded to offer to Air Italy customers an enhanced network.
Under the agreement with Qatar Airways, Air Italy’s “IG” code is placed on Qatar Airways flights between Doha and Rome Fiumicino, Milan Malpensa, Pisa and Venice, as well as Singapore and the Maldives. Sydney will be added on a daily basis to this destination portfolio.
At the same time, Qatar Airways currently has its “QR” code on Air Italy flights between Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino, Naples, Olbia, Palermo and Catania, and Lamezia Terme.
With respect to Bulgaria Air, under the current agreement, Air Italy’s “IG” code is already on Bulgaria Air flights between Milan Malpensa and Sofia, Varna and Burgas. The agreement has been expanded to include Sofia - Rome flights.
Bulgaria Air has its “FB” code on Air Italy’s domestic routes between Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino, Naples, Olbia and Cagliari, Palermo and Catania, and Lamezia Terme, which is now being enlarged to include the Rome - Olbia flights.
Flight tickets under the codeshare agreements are available for purchase at travel agents, or through each airlines’ website and call centers.