Turkish Airlines and IndiGo resume codeshare partnership
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IndiGo and Turkish Airlines have resumed their codeshare flights and partnership by opening the sale earlier this month. Scheduled operations have been restarted in a phased manner. The codeshare is considered as Bilateral Free Flow Codeshare wherein both the airlines will place its code on another’s flights.
The agreement will enable both the carriers to provide more flexibility of choice to the customers on sectors between India and Istanbul, amongst others. In the first phase, both the airlines are open for sale, with Turkish Airlines as the marketing carrier, and IndiGo as the operating carrier. Turkish Airlines will be placing its code on trunk route flights operated by 6E on the Delhi-Istanbul route and later from six domestic destinations in India including Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.
Speaking on this, Ronojoy Dutta, Wholetime Director and Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said: “We are pleased to resume our strategic partnership with Turkish Airlines to offer more options to our passengers. Owing to the recovery of overall aviation industry, this agreement will extend our on-time, affordable, courteous, and hassle-free travel experience by expanding the choices available to our customers for journeys beyond Istanbul, using Turkish Airlines’ extensive network through a dozen destinations covered by our agreement.”
Bilal Ekşi, Chief Executive Officer Turkish Airlines, said: “After witnessing two tough years of pandemic, airline industry is now in the new period which will enable us to recover and improve partnerships.”
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