Lufthansa Group and Cathay Pacific have signed deals covering codeshare and frequent flyer agreements.
The deal sees Lufthansa Group customers – Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Swiss – offered improved connections from Hong Kong towards Australia and New Zealand. They will be given four new destinations as connecting flights via Hong Kong, from April 26.
Passengers arriving in Hong Kong from Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Zurich will be able to transfer to Cathay Pacific under one booking. They will also be able to check their baggage through to their final destination on any route of Cathay and collect miles on the respective codeshare flight segments.
The new destinations via Hong Kong with Lufthansa Group are: Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Auckland.
In turn, Cathay Pacific passengers can reach under Cathay Pacific flight numbers, 14 different European Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian destinations with their ticket, thereby expanding their options for the existing flights to Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and Zurich.