PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, 12 November
Air India and Adria Airways today signed a code-share agreement which would help Indian travellers fly seamlessly to the Slovenian national carrier’s wide network in Europe and North America.
The agreement was signed by Air India CMD Rohit Nandan and Adria president and CEO Mark Anzur in the presence of visiting Slovenian deputy Prime Minister and foreign minister Karl Viktor Erjavec and civil aviation minister Ajit Singh at the ministry headquarters here.
Terming the agreement as one of strategic significance to Air India, Mr Nandan said both carriers would fly into each other’s countries in the next couple of years as they further expand their global operations.
He also sought Adria’s support in Air India’s renewed bid to gain membership of Star Alliance, expressing hope that the global airlines’ grouping would take a decision on the matter “very soon”.
A member of Star Alliance, Adria, along with other airline partners in Star Alliance, offers access to a global network of 27 airlines with more than 21,900 daily flights to 1,328 airports in 195 countries.