Air Serbia and Turkish Airlines came to a mutual agreement to begin codeshare flights between Belgrade and Istanbul
Air Serbia, the largest airline and flag carrier of Serbia and Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier of Turkey, mutually agreed on enhancing their commercial cooperation with a codeshare agreement expanding in near future to destinations both from Turkish Airlines’ and Air Serbia’s network.
Through the enhanced partnership, Turkish Airlines and Air Serbia will be able to reciprocally put their own flight codes on each other’s flights between Istanbul-Belgrade v.v. from 15 August. Within the scope of concerned mutual agreement, in near future, cooperation will be strengthened by adding below flights in addition to Istanbul-Belgrade route:
From Belgrade From Istanbul
Banja Luka Ankara Kayseri
Tivat İzmir Konya
Thanks to the enhanced agreement, while passengers leaving Belgrade will have an unmatched opportunity to reach Istanbul, one of the biggest metropoles and flight hubs of the world, and also beyond, the joint flights will offer fast and convenient connections for customers leaving İstanbul, to Belgrade and beyond as well.
We are glad to have developed our cooperation with Turkish Airlines through this codeshare partnership, which will provide the passengers of both companies more choice and flexibility in organising their travels. We are sure that this exciting and strategically very important partnership will improve the economic relations of our countries. We are delighted to have the opportunity to host Turkish Airlines passengers on our flights to Belgrade as well as to other Air Serbia’s destinations, said Jiri Marek, General Manager Commercial and Strategy Air Serbia.
Moreover, taking into account the complementary structure of timetables of both carriers and agreement designed to work reciprocally, it will allow both airlines’ customers to enjoy seamless connectivity in their respective hubs.
Turkish Airlines, flies to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, currently operates to more than 300 passenger and cargo destinations in total, in 127 countries.
Since the establishment of the company in 1927, Air Serbia has been a leader in air travel in the region of Southeast Europe. In 2019, Air Serbia has launched 23 new destinations throughout Europe and Africa, from its three hubs in Serbia.
About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 361 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 319 worldwide destinations as 269 international and 50 domestic, in 127 countries. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official website www.turkishairlines.com or its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
About Air Serbia:
Air Serbia was launched as the national airline of the Republic of Serbia in October 2013. From its three hubs in Serbia (Belgrade, Niš, Kraljevo) it flies or plans to fly to more than 60 passenger and cargo destinations in Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, North America, as well as in Africa. The airline also offers long-haul and international destinations in Asia, Australia, North America and Africa, through its codeshare partners and its equity partner, Etihad Airways which holds a 49% share. The airline currently operates a fleet of one wide-bodied, 13 narrow-bodied and 5 turboprop aircraft. For more details please visit www.airserbia.com
About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognised by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 19,000 daily flights to more than 1,250 airports in 195 countries. Further connecting flights are offered by Star Alliance Connecting Partner, Juneyao Airlines.