Turkish Airlines and Spanair sign a code-share agreement
As part of the partnership, both carriers will be able to use their codes on their designated flights
The codeshare agreement enables Turkish Airlines to use its code “TK” on domestic flights operated by Spanair. Reciprocally, on Turkish Airlines’ flights to Barcelona, Madrid and Ankara, Spanair will be able to put its code “JK”. The codeshare flights will begin as of 1st February 2010.
Mr. Temel Kotil Ph.D, Turkish Airlines’ Chief Executive and Member of Board, said: “We are extremely delighted to finalize the code-share agreement with Spanair. Accelerated with the synergy within Star Alliance cooperation, Turkish Airlines and Spanair has now reached a new phase of deeper and integrated business model. On the other hand, this code-share partnership is an illustration of Turkish Airlines’ every effort to maximize the opportunities offered to passengers by enabling them to enjoy extensive networks of both airlines.”
Domestic passengers in Spain will now be able to connect Turkish Airlines’ network of 119 international and 37 domestic routes including destinations to Turkey, Europe, North America, South America, Russia, Central Asia and the Middle East.
Michael Balint Szücs, the CEO of Spanair has said “The launch of our strategic cooperation with Turkish Airlines follows our commitment towards to our clients to offer more connections from Spain to the World, ensuring a high standard of quality of service.
Turkish Airlines has currently 22 codeshare agreements with Air China, Air India, Croatia Airlines, Egypt Air, LOT Polish, Lufthansa, Pakistan Int’l Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Sun Express, TAP Portugal, Austrian Airlines, United Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Syrian Arab Airlines, ANA All Nippon, Air Malta, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines B&H Airlines, Etihad Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and Spanair.
Spanair has currently 15 codeshare agreements with Air Canada, AirBaltic, Air Europa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, EstonianAir, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, TAP Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines y con US Airways.
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