Air Canada and Turkish Sign Codeshare Agreement

Air Canada and Turkish Sign Codeshare Agreement

Star Alliance partners Air Canada and Turkish Airlines have signed a reciprocal code sharing agreement to take effect the beginning of the second quarter of 2013. Air Canada plans a Toronto-Istanbul route launching in the summer, pending receipt of government approval.

Air Canada B767-300

Murat Balandi, General Director of Turkish Airlines Ireland, said: “This new agreement offers our customers even more options with connecting flights through Istanbul. It means easier travel for those looking to go further afield and gives people even more reason to choose Turkish Airlines.”

“Air Canada is delighted by this code share agreement with our Star Alliance partner Turkish Airlines as it will ensure seamless connections on a single itinerary for our customers travelling beyond Istanbul throughout Turkey and to points in Central Asia, Africa and the Middle East,” said Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive of Air Canada. “We look forward to welcoming aboard our aircraft Turkish Airlines customers who want to explore or do business in Canada through our extensive network.”

“We are extremely delighted to sign the code share agreement with Air Canada, as this code share partnership serves as an example of Turkish Airlines’ target to maximise the travel opportunities offered to passengers through the extensive networks of both airlines,” added Temel Kotil, President and Chief Executive of Turkish Airlines. “This new code share agreement enables the customers to enjoy the global network and the seamless service arising from the co-operation. We will have a chance to transfer our passengers to more US and Canadian domestic destinations via Toronto by connecting our networks.”

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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