TAM and Lufthansa are going to initiate their codeshare
agreement on domestic and international routes on August 18.This
partnership will allow the two companies to offer more choices of flights
to passengers flying between Brazil and Germany, as well as for connections
in the two countries. Flights to destinations included in this agreement
are already available on the ticket sales systems of both companies.
With this codeshare agreement, TAM clients can purchase their tickets
for flights operated by Lufthansa departing from Sao Paulo to Frankfurt and
Munich (Germany). Connections are available leaving from Frankfurt to other
destinations in Germany such as Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Munich.
Lufthansa passengers, for their part, can take the daily TAM flight
between Frankfurt and Sao Paulo and, in Brazil, make connections to Rio de
Janeiro, Brasilia, Curitiba and Porto Alegre.
“The synergy of services between TAM and Lufthansa will make it
possible for the two companies to expand the advantages offered to
customers, stimulating the traffic of passengers between Brazil and
Germany,” states TAM’s Vice President for Planning and Alliances, Paulo
“The codeshare agreement with TAM as our strong partner allows our
passengers to avail themselves of immediate connections in Brazil. The
passenger can make the reservation to the final destination, and there are
more flights to choose from,” says Gotz Ahmelmann, Vice President for
Alliances, Strategies and Participations at Lufthansa Passage.
Since February, TAM and Lufthansa passengers have been able to
accumulate and redeem points in TAM’s Programa Fidelidade frequent flyer
program, as well as miles from Miles & More on flights offered by both
companies. The integration of the frequent flyer programs and the codeshare
agreement comprise part of the partnership agreement signed between TAM and
Lufthansa last year, with the aim of expanding services offered to