South African Airways (SAA) and Jet Airways (9W) have entered into a new code share agreement that will support the airlines’ trunk routes between Johannesburg (JNB)-Abu Dhabi (AUH) and the connections from AUH to the five major points in India.
SAA code shares on 9W’s connecting operations between Abu Dhabi and Mumbai (BOM), Delhi (DEL), Bangalore (BLR), Hyderabad (HYD) and Chennai (MAA). In turn; 9W code shares on SAA’s flights between Abu Dhabi and Johannesburg and beyond to Cape Town (CPT) and Durban (DUR).
“We make continuous efforts to make it easier for Indian travellers to visit South Africa. Our codeshare with Jet Airways further strengthens our connectivity with India. This will give our patrons from the country additional flight options to choose from when planning their trips,” said Sajid Khan, Country Manager, India, South African Airways. Tickets will go on sale post government approval, with travel effective from August13, 2015.