Finnair and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement that will give the airlines’ customers access to more destinations.
Starting September 29, the Finnair code will be added to Turkish Airlines’ route between Helsinki and Istanbul, and from Istanbul to Athens, Sofia, Thessaloniki, Amman, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Luxor, Antalya and Gazipasa.
Respectively, the Turkish Airlines 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.
“We are happy to be able to offer more options to our customers, as travel now starts to recover and our customers are again able to fulfil their travel dreams,” said Ole Orvér, CCO, Finnair. “We also welcome Turkish Airlines’ customers to explore the beautiful Nordics through our extensive network of connections from Helsinki.”
“We are glad to expand 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, passengers would enjoy more travel alternatives through the combined flights,” said Ahmet Bolat, Turkish Airlines’ chief investment & technology officer.
Turkish Airlines currently operates to more than 300 international passenger and cargo destinations across 127 countries.