Lufthansa inks TAM deal

22nd Feb 2008

Lufthansa and Brazilian carrier TAM have launched a cooperation that will provide
valuable benefits for customers of both airlines, with immediate effect.The
agreement is based on a Memorandum of
Understanding signed last year by both carriers. From now on, members of the
partners’ frequent flyer programmes will have more opportunities to earn miles and
ex-change them for awards. Miles & More
members will be able to accumulate and redeem award miles on all flights operated by
TAM. Likewise, all members of TAM’s loyalty pro-gramme Fidelidade will be eligible
to earn miles on Lufthansa
flights and book award flights with the German flag carrier.

Since several months already, passengers of Lufthansa and TAM can use the lounges of
the each partner airline. In addition, over the next few months, both airlines will
expand their ser-vices by
operating codeshare flights on domestic routes in Brazil and on international routes
to that country. Both airlines will thus be able to offer their customers faster
connections and an enhanced

Lufthansa flies to São Paulo daily from its two hubs, Frankfurt and Munich. SWISS
also serves the Brazilian metropolis with a daily flight from Zurich. With its
modern fleet of 108 aircraft, TAM
serves 139 destinations in Brazil and throughout the world.



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