Air Astana and Turkish Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

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[HD videos below] Air Astana and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement on routes between Kazakhstan and Turkey.

Air Astana and Turkish Airlines signed a Letter of Intent to expand the range of cooperation between the two carriers in March 2013.

Codesharing on flights between Almaty - Istanbul and Astana - Istanbul additionally include special prorate agreements on sectors beyond respective hubs in Almaty, Astana and Istanbul.

Peter Foster, President of Air Astana, said, Under the strong and visionary leadership of Temel Kotil, Turkish Airlines has become a globally recognized network carrier serving more countries globally than any other carrier and achieved the Skytrax rating as Best Airline in Europe for the past two years consecutively. This codeshare agreement is the latest step in the increasingly close link between the two airlines; both of which show equal ambition to continue to progress well above average world ratings and fully committed to delivering excellence in customer service.

Dr Temel Kotil, President and CEO of Turkish Airlines, said, We are extremely pleased to sign this codeshare agreement with Air Astana and aim to improve our partnership to maximize the travel opportunities offered to passengers through the extensive networks of both airlines. Air Astana continues expanding successfully, offering superior customer service, with a very young fleet. We believe the partnership with Air Astana will bring enormous benefit to both airlines, not only from a commercial perspective in rapidly growing Kazakhstan, but also in technical and training areas.

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