Turkish Airlines and US Airways sign new codeshare agreement
Codeshared flights will commence on 1st September 2010
The codeshare agreement, two Star Alliance carriers signed between, will enable both airlines to use each other’s flight codes and the customers of Turkish Airlines and US Airways will soon enjoy greater travel options to Turkey and the United States. US Airways customers will have access to Istanbul via Turkish Airlines service from Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich, also may access to four new destinations in Turkey via Istanbul: Adana, Izmir, Antalya and Ankara. And finally, US Airways customers may have nonstop travel to Istanbul via Turkish Airlines service at New York and Chicago.
Conversely, Turkish Airlines customers gain access to Charlotte, Philadelphia and Phoenix via US Airways, flying from Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Chicago and New York.
Turkish Airlines Executive Vice President (Commercial), Mr. Orhan Sivrikaya; “We are extremely delighted to sign the codeshare agreement with US Airways, this codeshare partnership served as an example of Turkish Airlines’ target to maximize the opportunities offered to passengers by enabling them to enjoy extensive networks of both airlines.”
US Airways Senior Vice President, Marketing and Planning Andrew Nocella, said, “This new partnership boosts convenience for air travel between the U.S. and Turkey, and we’re excited to bring it to US Airways customers. And thanks to Star Alliance membership, customers may also accrue and redeem Dividend Miles on Turkish Airlines-operated flights and enjoy Turkish Airlines lounge access.”
New codeshare agreement enables US Airways flights to connect Turkish Airlines’ network of 127 international and 39 domestic routes.
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