Reykjavik, 10 February 2022
Dohop adds Azores Airlines to the Transavia Smart Connect platform
Portugal’s airline joins Dohop’s growing network of partner airlines
Dohop today announced that Azores Airlines has joined their growing network of partner airlines to offer new global destinations, utilising Dohop Interline to connect to Transavia Smart Connect.
Azores Airlines, part of the SATA Group, offers customers a wide range of flights across Europe, North America, and Africa. This latest agreement integrates SATA on Transavia Smart Connect, adding new destinations across the Azores to the platform.
Customers who want to purchase a ticket on Smart Connect to any of the destinations on the SATA network in the Azores will be able to do so with a single reservation managed through the Dohop platform. All ticket sales will be made without the need for interline relationships or codeshare agreements. Dohop also enables customers to purchase a wide range of ancillary products during the booking process, including a full suite of fare classes and offers, as well as seat maps for each carrier.
Sarah Hanan, Dohop’s Commercial Director, says: “Our partnership program enables innovative airlines like Azores Airlines to offer more destinations and reach new markets while unlocking additional revenue streams. Customers will experience a smooth booking process and seamless service throughout. We are pleased to be adding Azores Airlines to Transavia Smart Connect, expanding their service and providing new commercial opportunities as we head into 2022.”
“We are very pleased to be part of such an innovative idea, as the Transavia pioneer partner airline in this project. We are confident that the partnership with Transavia Smart Connect, will maximise passenger travel experience, providing a seamless way to connect with the Azores,” says Mário Chaves, Chief Commercial Officer at Azores Airlines
“Smart Connect knows how to cleverly link different flights. With the user-friendly platform, we offer our passengers more convenience in searching for combined flights and we offer them the opportunity to discover even more beautiful islands of the Azores. The partnership with Azores Airlines is the first of many new collaborations, in which we use Smart Connect,” says Charles Verstegen, Lead Commercial at Transavia.
Dohop is an Icelandic technology company with 17 years of experience in developing innovative solutions in the field of aviation and travel. Our core technology is focused on connecting the unconnected, helping people to find and create connecting itineraries. Being at the forefront of digital innovation in the field of virtual interline technology, Dohop has developed solutions such as Dohop Interline and Dohop Intermodal for forward-thinking airlines, alliances, and airports around the globe, including easyJet, Transavia, Air France, Eurowings, Vueling, and Air Transat.
About SATA Group
Established in the Azores in 1941, and with more than eighty years of History, SATA Group has at its core the depth of the Azorean soul and is committed to overcoming the archipelago’s isolation.
Composed of two airlines (SATA Air Açores and Azores Airlines) and an aerodrome managing body in the Archipelago of the Azores, the SATA Group has affirmed itself as an international airline that embraces the mission of building Atlantic bridges between the Azores and the world. SATA Airlines currently operates a network of regular national and international routes, playing an essential role in the economic and social development of the Autonomous Region of the Azores.
Transavia is a member of the AIR FRANCE KLM Group. The airline is the number one budget airline and the second largest airline in the Netherlands. For 55 years, the airline has been offering scheduled and charter flights to more than 150 destinations, primarily in Europe and North Africa. Since August of 2020, travellers can use Transavia Holidays to put together a complete holiday package, with a flight, accommodation and the option of including a rental car, transfer or activity. Transavia Holidays is a member of the ANVR and SGR consumer protection and travel guarantee fund. Transavia is the most accessible budget airline in Europe and a leader in hospitality, service and digital services. Transavia offers both leisure and business travellers an attractive basic ticket price with additional (paid) products and services. Transavia carries more than 20 million passengers a year and operates with a new and environmentally-friendly fleet. Transavia offers flights from eight bases in Europe. In the Netherlands, from Amsterdam, Rotterdam/The Hague and Eindhoven. From Belgium, flights depart from Brussels and from France, Transavia flies from Paris, Montpellier, Nantes and Lyon.