Vistara, India’s finest-provider/ carrier, and Lufthansa, one of the global’s main premium providers and Europe‘s handiest five-big name airline, these days signed a code-share settlement, similarly strengthening their present interline partnership. The airways are planning to quickly amplify the scope of the settlement, permitting common fliers of each airways to earn miles/factors when visiting on every other networks and experience other advantages.
As part of the agreement, Lufthansa will add its ‘LH’ designator code to almost 18 Vistara-operated flights each day masking 10 Indian cities, namely Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi, Mumbai and Pune. Sales beneath the code-share settlement step by step open nowadays on all channels and major GDS systems for flights starting 16 December 2019.
Commenting on this momentous partnership, Mr. Vinod Kannan, Vistara’s Chief Strategy Officer, says: “As a growing global carrier, one of our key goals is to offer an extended international network to our customers through such strategic associations. This also lets inbound travelers experience Vistara – India’s only five-star airline. Our code-share with Lufthansa is another important step in this direction and helps us widen our customer base outside of India. We are delighted to strengthen our partnership with Lufthansa, an airline we share many things in common with, and bring to our customers a delightful, world-class flying experience.”
Vistara’s three-class cabin configuration with India’s simplest Premium Economy Class for domestic-India flights makes this partnership greater significant, providing Lufthansa’s customers consistency in comfort and standard-revel in after they journey within India starting 16th December 2019.
Mr. George Ettiyil, Senior Director Sales for the Lufthansa Group Airlines in South Asia emphasizes the strategic importance of taking the existing interline agreement with Vistara to the next level. “This marks Lufthansa’s commitment to offering its Indian customers world-class international travel experiences and enabling them to use their preferred mileage program on code-share routes. By teaming up with Vistara we will strengthen and expand our position as the leading and most popular European airline in India – a country all set to become the third-largest aviation market in just a few years’ time “, he says.
Vistara and Lufthansa have already got an Interline/Through Check-in settlement, the use of which clients can seamlessly join from Vistara-operated domestic flights in India to Lufthansa-operated flights to each of its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich and past. Using the Through Check-in facility, customers get their boarding passes at the first point of departure for all of the journey sectors, each home and international, with their luggage checked through to the very last destination.