Naresh Goyal-promoted private carrier Jet Airways on Thursday said it has partnered with Mexican flag carrier Aeromexico for codeshare flights and frequent flyers programme.
The two airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to give effect to the partnership, Jet Airways said in a release here. The MoU, signed by Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and Aeromexico chief executive officer Andres Conesa on the sidelines of the IATA annual general meeting in Cancun (Mexico), outlines cooperation in the areas of enabling codeshare flights and frequent flyer programmes, it said.
As part of the arrangement, both carriers will code on each other"™s services between India and Mexico via common gates in Europe (London Heathrow, Paris Charles De Gaulle and Amsterdam).
Codesharing allows an airline to book its passengers on its partner carriers and provide seamless travel to destinations where it has no presence.
To begin with, Jet Airways will place its marketing code "˜9W"™ on Aeromexico flights from London Heathrow to Mexico City, the release said adding that in turn, Aeromexico will place its marketing code on Jet Airway"™ direct services from London Heathrow to Mumbai and Delhi.
The initial codeshare flights via London Heathrow will open for sale as well as travel later this year, subject to government approvals, Jet Airways said in the release…