Turkish, Serbian flag carriers expand codeshare deal

New routes of capital Ankara, Nis, Kraljevo added to existing codeshare agreement between Turkish Airlines and Air Serbia

Flag carriers of Turkiye and Serbia have agreed to expand their codeshare cooperation, including new routes in networks of both Turkish Airlines and Air Serbia.

In a statement on Thursday, Turkish Airlines said: “The two carriers, who already codeshare on both airlines’ routes between Belgrade and Istanbul, further enhanced their cooperation with Air Serbia adding its JU marketing code on Turkish Airlines’ brand AnadoluJet’s flights between Turkish capital Ankara and Serbian capital Belgrade.”

Turkish Airlines has added its TK marketing code to Air Serbia’s routes between Nis and Istanbul, as well as Kraljevo and Istanbul, thus providing passengers on mentioned routes with access to Turkish Airlines’ global network.

“With the introduction of new codeshare flights on several destinations in Serbia, Turkey and Balkans, passengers have started to benefit from an effective opportunity to enjoy more travel alternatives,” Turkish Airlines CEO Bilal Eksi said.

Air Serbia CEO Jiri Marek, for his part, remarked: “Despite the fact that we had to meet remotely (due to the coronavirus pandemic),we managed to agree an extremely successful cooperation on flights between our hubs, which quickly expanded to additional points.”

Established in 1933, Turkish Airlines flies to more than 300 international passenger and cargo destinations in 128 countries.

Air Serbia has been a leader in air travel in Southeast Europe since its foundation in 1927.

In 2022, Air Serbia will launch 12 new destinations throughout Europe and Middle East from its three hubs in Serbia.


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