Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines to expand codeshare ties

June 27 (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines signed an agreement to partner and expand their existing codeshare ties, the companies said on Thursday.

The airlines will explore a partnership to widen their existing codeshare agreement, which currently covers flights between the two countries.

New ties could include "a significant expansion of codeshare flights beyond Singapore-Malaysia routes, as well as enhancements on the frequent flyer programme front," both companies said in a joint statement. (Reporting by Rashmi Ashok in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V)