Singapore Airlines and Spanair have jointly announced the signing of a code
share agreement between the two airlines.
This new agreement will allow Singapore Airlines passengers to book and fly
from Singapore to Spain and outlying Spanish destinations return under
Singapore Airlines flight numbers with a reciprocal arrangement in place for
The media release from Singapore Airlines can be read below:
SINGAPORE AIRLINES AND SPANAIR SIGN CODESHARE
From 17 May 2010, customers of Singapore Airlines can enjoy convenient
connections from Barcelona’s El Prat Airport to three domestic destinations in
Spain, under a codeshare agreement with Spanair.
The codeshare arrangement allows Singapore Airlines’ customers to travel
on Spanair’s services between the following city pairs: Barcelona and Madrid,
Barcelona and Palma Mallorca, and Barcelona and Bilbao. Reciprocally, Spanair’s
customers can travel on Singapore Airlines’ services from Spain to Singapore
The flights are now open for sale. Details of flight times and flight
codes are detailed below.
Singapore Airlines Executive Vice President
Marketing & the Regions, Mr Huang Cheng Eng said: “The
codeshare arrangements with our Star Alliance partner Spanair will improve
connectivity between Singapore and another three important cities in Spain. It
reflects our commitment to offer our customers convenient connections and
greater flexibility when planning their travel itineraries by offering them
more choice of destinations.”
Madrid, Spain’s capital city, is the centre of the country’s economic,
political, social and cultural activities. It is a vibrant city full of
museums, art galleries and restaurants, in addition to being a shopping
Palma is the capital city of the Spanish island of Mallorca, the largest
of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Besides its famous beaches,
the island is noted for its fine restaurants, nightlife, excellent museums,
parks and shopping.
Bilbao is the largest city in the Basque Country and the Provincial
Capital of Biscay. It is a major seaport and industrial centre.
Spanair commercial director, Mrs Nuria Tarré said: “We are very happy and proud to
offer our customers a unique travel experience connecting Spain and Singapore
via our hub in Barcelona. Our partnership with Singapore Airlines will offer
more connectivity, more comfort as well as premium benefits like our different
VIP lounges around Spanair’s airports.”
Spanair S.A is a major airline in Spain based in Barcelona. It has an
extensive route network of scheduled passenger services within Spain and its
islands, Africa, the Mediterranean countries and Europe. Its main hubs are at
Barajas International Airport, Madrid and El Prat International Airport,