South African Airways (SAA) has signed codeshare and Frequent Flyer agreements with Brazilian airline Gol - Linhas Aéreas (GOL).
The agreement will enable SAA to add its code on flights operated by GOL in the Brazil, which will allow SAA customers to integrate their travel with easy connections on flights of both carriers.
20 destinations in Brazil are covered in the codeshare deal are Rio de Janeiro, Brasília, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, and Florianópolis, among others.
The codeshare took effect from 4 July, 2019 and tickets can already be purchased through all SAA sales channels including flysaa.com.
Besides the codeshare, the signed Frequent Flyer Programme ("FFP") agreement offers members of each airline’s programmes, Voyager from SAA and Smiles from GOL, the opportunity to accrue and redeem miles.
Customers from Smiles can accrue and redeem miles on flights operated by SAA to Africa, Asia and Australia, and Voyager members can accrue and redeem Voyager miles on flights operated by GOL.