Turkish Airlines has signed a codeshare
agreement with Asiana Airlines from South Korea. The new codeshare
agreement, which will go into effect on 25 October 2009, will help
enhance the flow of trade and tourism between Turkey and Korea.
from Seoul will be able to connect on Turkish Airlines’ network to
any of its 119 international destinations including routes to
Turkey, Europe, North America, South America, Russia, Central Asia
and the Middle East.
Passengers from Istanbul will also be
able to enjoy the convenience of Asiana Airlines’ wide network of
connections to South Korea, and other popular destinations in
Japan, China and South East Asia. Asiana Airlines’ network covers
82 international destinations.
Mr. Temel Kotil, CEO of
Turkish Airlines and Board Member, said, “We are delighted to
conclude a codeshare arrangement with Asiana Airways. This is a
testament to the growing relationship between Turkish Airlines and
Asiana Airways, our new partner. We will make every effort to
maximize the opportunities offered by our combined network. More
importantly, customers are the ultimate winners, as they benefit
from the extensive networks of both airlines linking both hubs,
Istanbul and Seoul and beyond.”
airlines’ passengers will also benefit from the reciprocal
frequent flyer programme between Asiana Airlines’ Asiana Club and
Turkish Airlines’ Miles and Smiles.
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