Malaysia Airways and Qatar Airways, each members of the oneworld airline alliance, have signed an settlement to considerably broaden their codeshare cooperation.
The growth, which provides 34 locations to the present 62 codeshare locations, follows Malaysia Airways’ announcement that it’s going to launch a continuous service between Kuala Lumpur and Doha on 25 Might.
The deal allows a seamless journey expertise on each airways with a single ticket together with check-in, boarding and baggage-check processes, frequent flyer advantages and lounge entry for the complete journey.
Beginning 25 Might 2022, prospects flying on Malaysia Airways’ new Kuala Lumpur to Doha service could have entry to 62 codeshare locations inside Qatar Airways’ broad community to the Center East, Africa, Europe and North America.
Likewise, Qatar Airways prospects travelling from Doha to Kuala Lumpur can seamlessly switch to 34 Malaysia Airways’ locations together with its complete home community and key markets in Asia, equivalent to Singapore, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Ho Chi Minh, topic to governmental approval.
Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief Government Officer of Qatar Airways, mentioned, “We share an in depth and deep bond with Malaysia Airways and welcome their new continuous service between Kuala Lumpur and our house in Doha, Hamad Worldwide Airport. With this strategic partnership, we’re dedicated to delivering better alternative and connectivity to our prospects around the globe. We’re experiencing a brand new optimism in air journey and count on a robust rebound in international demand. With our dynamic partnership with Malaysia Airways, we’re aiming to supply unparalleled service and a superior journey expertise for our prospects.”
The improved cooperation may also embody reciprocal loyalty advantages permitting Qatar Airways Privilege Membership members to earn and redeem Avios factors when flying on Malaysia Airways, with comparable advantages for Malaysia Airways Enrich members when travelling on Qatar Airways’ providers.
Privilege Membership and Enrich members may also take pleasure in a variety of different distinctive advantages, relying on tier standing, equivalent to complimentary lounge entry, complimentary additional baggage allowance, precedence check-in, precedence boarding and precedence baggage supply on Malaysia Airways and Qatar Airways.