KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and flag carrier of the Faroe Islands, Atlantic Airways, announced that they have signed a codeshare agreement. This will expand the global route offering for both companies.
The airlines now offer jointly operated flights to its base on the Faroe Islands. Thanks to the new agreement, KLM and Atlantic Airways customers will have access to more destinations starting 24 January.
KLM will add a KL code to Atlantic Airways flights. This will allow passengers from around the world to change flights in Copenhagen, Billund, Bergen, and Edinburgh and continue their journey on the same ticket and a one-stop check-in to and from the Faroe Islands.
Starting 24 January the cooperation will cover: Vágar to Copenhagen, Vágar to Bergen, Vágar to Billund and Vágar to Edinburgh.
Jan Vreeburg, KLM Alliances Director, said:
“We are pleased to start the new cooperation with Atlantic Airways as it will strengthen our network in Scandinavia. Atlantic Airways is a reliable partner with whom we can offer passengers more transfer options and one more destination in Scandinavia.”
Jóhanna á Bergi, Atlantic Airways CEO, said:
“The Faroe Islands are deemed one of the most beautiful and interesting up-and-coming destinations in the Nordics and it is Atlantic Airways´ mission to connect the Faroe Islands to the world. Therefore we are very excited about this CodeShare agreement as this is a unique collaboration between the leading regional and one of the biggest international carriers joining forces in order to connect the Faroe Islands to travelers from all over the world.”