Air Serbia the flag carrier of Serbia and Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier of Turkey on Friday announced that it has signed a mutual agreement on enhancing their commercial cooperation with a codeshare flight link expanding in near future to destinations both from Turkish Airlines’ and Air Serbia’s network.
The partnership entails that Turkish Airlines and Air Serbia will be able to reciprocally put their own flight codes on each other’s flights between Istanbul-Belgrade v.v. from 15 August. Within the scope of concerned mutual agreement, in near future, cooperation will be strengthened by adding below flights in addition to Istanbul-Belgrade route:
Under the agreement, Turkish Airlines will also codeshare on Air Serbia’s flights from Belgrade to Banja Luka and Tivat, while Air Serbia will place its codes onto Turkish Airlines’ services from Istanbul to Ankara, Kayseri, Izmir, Konya, Adana, Trabzon, Antalya, Gazipasa, Dalaman, Bodrum and Gaziantep.
Jiri Marek, General Manager Commercial and Strategy of Air Serbia said: “We are glad to have developed our cooperation with Turkish Airlines through this codeshare partnership, which will provide the passengers of both companies more choice and flexibility in organising their travels. We are sure that this exciting and strategically very important partnership will improve the economic relations of our countries.”
Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 361 passenger and cargo aircraft flying to 319 destinations in 127 countries.
Since the establishment of the company in 1927, Air Serbia has been a leader in air travel in the region of Southeast Europe. In 2019, Air Serbia has launched 23 new destinations throughout Europe and Africa, from its three hubs in Serbia.