Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines, the largest airline and flag carrier of Turkey and Poland respectively, announced the enhancement of their current codeshare agreement with additional destinations both from Turkish Airlines’ and LOT’s flight network.
Turkish Airlines, flies to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, currently operates to more than 300 international passenger and cargo destinations in total, in 124 countries. Having carried a record nearly 9 million passengers in 2018, LOT Polish Airlines currently offers convenient travel on its 111 routes worldwide, including long-haul direct connections to the USA, Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, India and Sri Lanka.
The joint flights will offer fast and convenient connections for customers leaving Istanbul, the biggest Turkish city and also an important flight hub in the world, to Warsaw and beyond. Passengers will also enjoy both domestic and international connections from Istanbul. Moreover, taking into account the complementary structure of time-tables of both carriers and agreement working reciprocally, it will allow both airlines’ customers to enjoy seamless connectivity in their respective hubs. LOT Polish Airlines and Turkish Airlines passengers have also the benefit of accruing and redeeming miles in their respective loyalty programmes, Miles&More and Miles&Smiles on all flights of both carriers.
“As the airline that flies to most countries in the world, we are glad to include new destinations into our codeshare agreement with LOT Polish Airlines. For a long time, we have been in mutually beneficial relationship and close co operation with LOT Polish Airlines. We believe that, this enhancement will improve our already good relations and take our commercial cooperation to the next level. With the introduction of joint flights on several destinations in Poland, Turkey, Middle East and Africa, passengers would enjoy more travel alternatives through the combined flights. By this chance, I would like to thank Milczarski, his team and our team for their efforts in making this agreement possible. Without a doubt, this agreement will help increasing the commercial and tourism ties of our countries,” said Bilal Eksi, Turkish Airlines’ Deputy Chairman & CEO.
“The enhanced partnership will improve connectivity and travel experience,” said Rafal Milczarski, CEO & President, Management Board, LOT Polish Airlines.