Qatar Airways and Lufthansa extend codeshare agreement

Berlin: Qatar Airways and Lufthansa have extended a codeshare agreement between the two airlines to offer Lufthansa customers direct routes from Germany to Qatar and Qatar Airways customers daily access to Switzerland.

Qatar Airways has announced that the new extended agreement between the two airlines — which came into effect on March 1 — will mean:

  • Lufthansa will codeshare on Qatar Airways'' Munich-Doha and Frankfurt-Doha flights.
  • Qatar Airways will codeshare on Lufthansa flights between Munich-Geneva and Frankfurt-Geneva.
  • Qatar Airways will codeshare on Lufthansa flights between Frankfurt-Zurich.

The new agreement extends a present and long-standing agreement for Qatar Airways codesharing on Lufthansa flights between Munich and Zurich.

Passengers who are members of Qatar Airways'' Privilege Club and Lufthansa''s Miles and More programmes will also continue to enjoy reciprocal earn and burn points as part of this new agreement.

Qatar Airways was the first airline to pass IATA''s new IOSA safety audit last year. It presently has codeshare agreements with Lufthansa, Alitalia, Malaysian, Philippine Airlines, Garuda and Biman.