Finnair and Turkish Airlines announce code share agreement

posted on 24th September 2021 by Eddie Saunders
Finnair and Turkish Airlines announce code share agreement

Finnair has entered into a code share agreement with Turkish Airlines.

As part of the new major strategic partnership, Finnair passengers will be able to easily explore even more of the world.

From September 29, the Finnair AY code will be added to Turkish Airlines’ routes between Helsinki and Istanbul, and from Istanbul to Athens, Sofia, Thessaloniki, Amman, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Luxor, Antalya and Gazipasa.

Respectively, the Turkish Airlines TK code will be added to the following routes from Finnair’s Helsinki hub: Kuopio, Vaasa, Oulu, Rovaniemi, Reykjavik, Tallinn, Tartu, Riga, Vilnius, Antalya and Gazipasa.

Ole Orvér, Chief Commercial Officer, Finnair, said: “We are happy to be able to offer more options to Finnair customers, as travel now starts to recover and they are again able to fulfil their travel dreams.

“We also welcome Turkish Airlines’ customers to explore the beautiful Nordics through our extensive network of connections from Helsinki.”

Ahmet Bolat Phd, Turkish Airlines’ Chief Investment & Technology Officer, said: “We are pleased to be expanding our current interline cooperation in terms of this codeshare agreement with Finnair.

“With the introduction of joint flights on several destinations in Finland, Turkey and Baltics, Iceland, South Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, our customers will enjoy the extra choice provided by the combined flights.”