Posted on: 04 June 2014 by Mark Howells
Air France and Winair are to build on their interline agreement of 2003 by implementing a commercial codeshare agreement between St Maarten and several Caribbean islands as of 16 June 2014.
Air France will therefore expanding its offer of services in the region, with flights via St Maarten to Saint Barthelemy, Tortola, Saba, St Eustatius, St Kitts & Nevis.
Customers travelling from Europe can access six destinations served by Winair, operated with 19-seat Twin Otters and departing from St Maarten. With a single ticket, Winair and Air France customers can now check in their baggage at their departure city directly to their final destination.
Flying Blue members can earn Miles on both airlines’ flights and Air France Business customers connecting on codeshare flights with Winair can access the lounge at the St Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport.
“Winair welcomes our expanded partnership with Air France, a truly global airline. Our codeshare agreement now affords our mutual customers seamless transit and connections via the St Maarten hub,” declared Michael Cleaver, president and CEO of Winair.