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Finnair and Turkish Airlines launch codeshare

Finnair and Turkish Airlines have announced a codeshare agreement that brings more choices for both the airline’s passengers.

Starting 29th September 2021, the Finnair AY 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. Likewise, the Turkish Airlines TK 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.

Ole Orvér, Chief Commercial Officer, Finnair, said:

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. We also welcome Turkish Airlines’ customers to explore the beautiful Nordics through our extensive network of connections from Helsinki.

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Ahmet Bolat PhD., Chief Investment & Technology Officer, Turkish Airlines, said:

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 Middle East, passengers would enjoy more travel alternatives through the combined flights.

Turkish Airlines operates a huge network flying to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, and currently operates to more than 300 international passenger and cargo destinations in total, in 127 countries.

Meanwhile, Finnair recently introduced ‘Business Light’ tickets for those who want a Business Class experience for a less price. The airline has announced international long-haul flights from Stockholm with flights to Miami, Bangkok and Phuket. Finnair recently announced new long-haul flights from Stockholm and increased frequency of flights to Europe, Asia and North America.

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