Italy’s state-owned ITA Airways and Kuwait’s national carrier agreed on Monday to code-share on domestic and international routes, further expanding an agreement signed between the two airlines.
The deal aims to improve the in-flight experience for passengers on board aircraft operated by ITA and Kuwait Airways, the Italian state carrier said in a statement, highlighting the pact as a measure to “boost bilateral trade and touristic relations.”
As per the code-sharing deal, ITA will now insert Kuwait Airways’ code on its domestic flights to a host of Italian cities, including Torino, Napoli, and Bologna, added the statement, while the pair will also code-share on two-way flights between the countries.
It went on to hail the significance of the pact towards reviving the aviation industry, which was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, the statement underlined. – KUNA