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Flybmi and Turkish Airlines announce new codeshare agreement

Posted 1 October 2018 · Add Comment

From today, Flybmi customers will be able to enjoy flying on routes from the UK and Ireland to Istanbul thanks to a new codeshare partnership with Turkish Airlines.

The partnership will provide business and leisure travellers an opportunity to book via flybmi.com and enjoy travel from Manchester, London Heathrow and Dublin to the Turkish metropole.

Furthermore, the codeshare will also open up routes within Europe for Flybmi as customers will be able to fly on from Istanbul to Brussels, Paris, Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Oslo as part of the agreement.

The strategic move strengthens both airlines’ network presence throughout Europe with each enjoying significant benefits for both inbound and outbound travel.

Jochen Schnadt, managing director of Flybmi, explains, “This new codeshare with our Partner, Turkish Airlines, enables our customers to book flights to Istanbul via flybmi.com, taking us to Turkey for the first time in the airline’s history. This is yet another step for Flybmi in building a comprehensive network of strategic airline partnerships that allows us to reach new customers and widen our overall network reach. Entering into this partnership with Turkish Airlines is part of our over-arching strategy to further improve connectivity to/from our network of key business regions throughout Europe.”

Ahmet Bolat, Chief Investment and Technology Officer of Turkish Airlines, said, “We are pleased to sign this codeshare agreement with flybmi and aim to improve our partnership to maximize the travel opportunities offered to our passengers through the networks of both airlines.”

 

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