SAA and Etihad sign MOU


South African Airways and Etihad Airways have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing the two airlines to introduce a comprehensive range of codeshare and interline air services, as well as explore synergy and efficiency opportunities.

The new collaboration will see SAA codeshare on 12 Etihad flights to Abu Dhabi and beyond; Etihad will have access to 10 cities in South Africa and the African continent; the airlines will explore joint procurement, training and maintenance opportunities; there will be provision for reciprocal ‘earn and burn’ with frequent flyer programmes.

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