IndiGo and Turkish Airlines sign codeshare agreement

posted on 2nd January 2019 by Justin Burns
IndiGo and Turkish Airlines sign codeshare agreement

Turkish Airlines and India’s largest carrier IndiGo have signed codeshare and mutual cooperation agreement.

The agreement is subject to receipt by Turkish and IndiGo of all necessary board and regulatory approvals, will enable both carriers to provide more flexibility of choice to their respective customers to fly on sectors between India, Istanbul and beyond.

This is the first codeshare agreement for IndiGo as part of its international expansion strategy.

Through this cooperation, Turkish will be offering new destinations in India as marketing carrier on IndiGo operated flights, while IndiGo customers will be able to reach many European destinations through Turkish Airlines’ extensive network.

This reciprocal arrangement will allow TK and 6E to provide seamless connections to their customers, besides enabling them to use through check-in and many other facilities.

IndiGo will place its code ‘6E’ on 20 points beyond Istanbul operated by Turkish Airlines. Similarly, Turkish will use its code ‘TK’ on IndiGo operated flights within India.

IndiGo will be the first Indian carrier starting flights to Turkey when it soon beings flights into Istanbul.