Star Alliance members Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines expanded their codeshare network.
Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines, the largest airlines and flag carriers of their countries, have announced the enhancement of their current codeshare agreement with additional destinations both from Turkish Airlines’ and LOT’s flight network.
Through this enhanced partnership, Turkish Airlines and LOT will reciprocally add their flight codes on below flights in addition to Istanbul-Warsaw:
From Warsaw: Krakow, Gdansk, Szczecin, Poznan, Wroclaw, Katowice and Rzeszow.
From Istanbul: Ankara, Adana, Antalya, Amman, Bahrain, Izmir, Beirut, Baghdad, Dubai, Dalaman, Kuwait, Budapest, Cairo and Johannesburg.
“As the airline that flies to most countries in the world, we are glad to include new destinations into our codeshare agreement with LOT Polish Airlines. For a long time, we have been in mutually beneficial relationship and close cooperation with LOT Polish Airlines. We believe that, this enhancement will improve our already good relations and take our commercial cooperation to the next level. With the introduction of joint flights on several destinations in Poland, Turkey, Middle East and Africa, passengers would enjoy more travel alternatives through the combined flights. Without a doubt, this agreement will help increasing the commercial and tourism ties of our countries,” said Bilal Ekşi, Turkish Airlines’ deputy chairman and CEO.
“We are very pleased about the enhanced codeshare agreement signed with Turkish Airlines that, as we hope, will strengthen our mutually beneficial cooperation even further. LOT Polish Airlines is one of the most dynamically developing carriers in Central and Eastern Europe. Over the recent years, we have recorded robust performance and a steady growth in our business,” said Rafal Milczarski, CEO and president of the management board of LOT Polish Airlines.
Joint flights will offer fast and convenient connections for customers leaving Istanbul, the biggest Turkish city and also an important flight hub in the world, to Warsaw and beyond.
Passengers will also enjoy both domestic and international connections from Istanbul. Moreover, taking into account the complementary structure of timetables of both carriers and agreement working reciprocally, it will allow both airlines’ customers to enjoy seamless connectivity in their respective hubs.
Turkish Airlines flies to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, currently operating to more than 300 international passenger and cargo destinations in total, in 124 countries. – TradeArabia News Service