Air France and Sata Azores Airlines sign a code-share agreement
Thanks to a code-share agreement between Air France and Sata Azores Airlines, customers of both airlines now enjoy new travel opportunities to the Portuguese Azores islands on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle via Lisbon and Porto (Portugal): Ponta Delgada, Terceira, Santa Maria, Horta and Pico.
Starting 27 January 2020, customers can now book their flight between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and one of the destinations in the Azores and travel on the date of their choice.
Air France is adding its marketing code to Sata Azores Airlines-operated flights, by Airbus A320 and A321 on departure from Lisbon and Porto to Ponta Delgada, Terceira, Santa Maria, Horta and Pico.
As part of this mutual agreement, Sata Azores Airlines is adding its marketing code to Air France-operated flights, by Airbus A319, A320 and A321, on departure from Lisbon and Porto to Paris-Charles de Gaulle.
With this agreement, Air France and Sata Azores Airlines are offering, on a code-share basis, over 70 weekly flights to the Azores from Lisbon and Porto and more than 60 weekly frequencies between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Lisbon and Porto.
Customers thus enjoy a simplified and seamless travel experience with a single ticket, their baggage is checked to its final destination, the baggage allowance is identical to that offered on Air France flights and they can also earn points in the two airlines’ frequent flyer programmes.
Eligible Air France customers have access to the Sata Azores Airlines lounges in Lisbon, Porto and the Azores islands, in addition to “Fast Track” access at Lisbon and Porto airports, allowing them to pass security checkpoints quickly and easily and bypass long wait lines.
About Air France
Air France, a global airline of French inspiration, with high standards and a caring attitude, turns the flight into a moment of real pleasure on all its daily operations in France, Europe and worldwide.
Air France-KLM is the leading Group in terms of international traffic on departure from Europe. It offers its customers access to a network covering 312 destinations in 116 countries thanks to Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Transavia. With a fleet of 554 aircraft in operation and over 104 million passengers carried in 2019, Air France-KLM operates up to 2,300 daily flights, mainly from its hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.
Its Flying Blue frequent flyer programme is one of the leaders in Europe with over 15 million members.
Air France-KLM and its partners Delta Air Lines and Alitalia operate the biggest trans-Atlantic joint-venture with more than 275 daily flights.
The Group also offers cargo transport and aeronautical maintenance solutions.
Air France-KLM is a member of the SkyTeam alliance which has 19 member airlines, offering customers access to a global network of over 14,500 daily flights to 1,150 destinations in 175 countries.
About Sata Azores Airlines
Founded in 1941, the SATA air transport group is a reference in the Azores islands, proud of its role in ending the isolation of the Azores to enable tourists to discover the beauty of its nine islands located off the coast of Portugal.
Sata Azores Airlines currently plays a dominant role in developing tourism in this autonomous region. Recognized for its expertise spanning decades, the company prides itself on its experience flying across the Atlantic.
Present in North America and Europe, Sata Azores Airlines is making these unique islands in the world accessible to many more people. The company offers its customers access to a network covering destinations in North America and Europe thanks to its fleet of Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 LR Neo. The SATA group offers handling solutions to airlines in the Azores and manages the 5 airfields on the islands of Pico, São Jorge, Graciosa, Flores and Corvo.