This benefit allows members to redeem at least 2000 Skywards Miles and the full base fare amount in Skywards Miles. Cash+Miles is only used as a means of payment for the base fare and excludes taxes and charges levied by the air carrier. This benefit is only available on Emirates flights and not on other airlines with which Emirates has a codeshare agreement. According to the declaration, customers can start booking flights on 15 December 2019 during the first phase of the Interline agreement from 25 November. Low-cost carrier SpiceJet on Monday struck a codeshare and interline deal with Dubai-based Emirates, subject to government approvals. According to SpiceJet, the deal will allow travelers to and from India to access a wider and stronger network. Emirates now has 21 codeshare partners (codeshare agreements with 20 airlines and an Air/Rail codeshare agreement with France`s SNCF/TGV Air) and 130 interline partners in 61 countries that extend the reach of our own global network of more than 5,250 additional destinations and offer our customers more flight options. SpiceJet announced on Monday that it has signed a codeshare agreement with Emirates allowing passengers of the Dubai-based airline to book tickets with the Indian low-cost airline through Emirates` ticketing system from early 2020. SpiceJet has signed a codeshare and line spacing agreement with Emirates to allow travellers to and from India seamless access to a wider and stronger network. While Emirates` business strategy is to grow organically, the airline constantly considers a wide range of business opportunities and pursues strategic cooperations that make economic sense, such as codeshare partnerships or agreements. The codeshare agreement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by the two airlines in April 2019. 5) This is the first codeshare agreement signed by SpiceJet.
SpiceJet, Emirates sign codeshare agreement: 5 things to know The codeshare agreement means travellers from around the world can book a single ticket at one of the nine Emirates points across India and connect them on 172 domestic routes that are part of the SpiceJet network. SpiceJet`s domestic network includes popular destinations such as Goa, Dehradun, Dharamshala, Jaisalmer, Jammu, Srinagar, Leh, Guwahati, Pondicherry, Port Blair, Shirdi, Tirupati, Udaipur and Varanasi, among others. «We are very pleased to live with Emirates for this new codeshare agreement that offers our passengers travelling to and from Europe, America, Africa and the Middle East a seamless travel experience and the widest possible travel options. This codeshare would strengthen our position in the region and complement our international expansion strategy. The codeshare agreement means travellers from all over the world can book a single ticket with attractive fares at each of the nine Emirates points across India and connect them on 172 domestic routes that are part of the SpiceJet network. SpiceJet has also signed an interline agreement with Emirates, which allows its passengers to check in their luggage for the travel period from December 15 at the first airport for the entire trip, consisting of flights from both airlines. The incumbent network operators in Europe and Australia, namely Air France-KLM, British Airways, Lufthansa and Qantas, see Emirates` strategic decision to reposition itself as a global airline as a major threat, as it allows air passengers to bypass traditional platforms such as London-Heathrow, Paris-CDG and Frankfurt on the route between Europe/North America and Asia/Australia, instead changing flights to Dubai. These airlines also find it difficult to cope with the growing threat of competition posed by Emirates due to its much higher cost to its business.   Another notable partnership is the partnership between Emirates Skywards and Dubai Duty Free (DDF), launched in 2016. . .