On Thursday, Air India announced new intermodal interline agreement with WorldTicket, the distributor for Europe’s largest railway operator, Deutsche Bahn. This will allow Air India customers to include train connections across 5,600 stations on a single ticket.
Nipun Aggarwal, Chief Commercial & Transformation Officer, Air India, said:
“While we continue to expand our own route network globally, such partnerships help us to provide an extended network to our guests, and make journeys to their final destinations more convenient. We observe substantial passenger traffic on our Frankfurt flights that further connects to and from other German cities and towns, and this partnership addresses the needs of an increasing number of such guests.”
Making the journey as seamless as possible, passengers will have the same baggage allowance on chosen rail routes as offered by Air India on its flights. The advantages of this partnership also extend beyond Germany as travellers with be able to access train connections on Deutsche Bahn to and from Amsterdam, Brussels, and Zurich via Air India’s Frankfurt gateway.
As the industry strives to offer the ultimate convenient travel experience, we expect to see more customer-centric collaboration emerging, showing an awareness of evolving passenger needs.
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