Croatia Airlines have announced that they have signed a codeshare agreement with Air India.
Croatia’s national carrier and India’s national carrier have entered into a codeshare agreement on the use of flight with shared codes of both carriers.
Croatia airlines have been Star Alliance member since 2004, whilst Air India joined in 2014.
The agreement, which will come into effect on 1 April 2017, allows for increased choice for the customers of both airlines.
Regardless of the operating carrier, passengers can fly a combination of Air India and Croatian Airlines services using the ticket and code of either of the two airlines.
According to the agreement, the Air India international code (AI) will be on Croatia Airlines flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split, From London to Zagreb and Split, From Vienna to Zagreb and Split, from Rome to Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split, and from Paris to Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split.
Alternatively, Croatia Airlines code (OU) will be on Air India flights from Frankfurt, London, Vienna, Rome and Paris to New Delhi, and from London to Mumbai.
This agreement makes it convenient for connecting passengers, who now have the ability to choose the flight that suits their schedule best.
Croatia Airlines and Air India are the first and only airlines to offer services between Croatia and India.
“We are very pleased that we have signed a commercial agreement of a very high standard with Air India , which extends the existing cooperation in the transport of passengers. As part of the agreement, Croatia Airlines, as a European regional airline, gets the opportunity to stronger position itself in the large and fast-growing Indian market. I believe that passengers from Croatia and India will recognize the value of our joint product and have even better choice of travel,” said Croatia Airlines CEO Krešimir Kučko, Poslovni.hr reported.