Following the repeal of the Air Bubble Agreement in India and the necessary government approval, Air France-KLM and IndiGo – India’s largest carrier – have implemented the comprehensive code-sharing agreement announced in December 2021.
With this partnership, Air France and KLM will ultimately offer their customers access to 30 new Indian destinations and a large number of two-way travel combinations for both business and leisure purposes.
Customers will be able to fly to their chosen destination with a single reservation. Flying Blue members will also be able to earn miles on all routes covered by the agreement, according to a statement issued jointly by the airlines.
Departing from their respective centers in Paris and Amsterdam, Air France and KLM already serve four destinations in India: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru.
Departing from many points in India, Air France and KLM will open their global network of over 300 destinations to IndiGo customers, with more than 120 destinations in Europe and about 50 in America.
According to Henri de Peyrelong, EVP Commercial Sales, Air France-KLM, this code-sharing agreement will allow the carrier to increase its local footprint and improve connectivity between India – one of the fastest growing markets – and the rest of the world through Paris. – Hubs of Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.
“For our customers, this means an improved network of up to 30 new destinations in India, as well as increased round-trip business and leisure opportunities,” he said.
May 13, 2022