Turkish Airlines and Air Algérie sign codeshare agreement
aTP- Arab tourism portal- Turkish Airlines and Air Algérie have signed a codeshare agreement on routes between Algeria and Turkey, which is set to further expand travel opportunities for the customers of the two airlines.
The agreement was signed in Algiers by Air Algérie’s CEO Mohamed Abdou Bourderbala and Turkish Airlines deputy chairman and CEO Temel Kotil, PhD. in the presence of officials from both sides.
The agreement will be effective as of May 15.This new codeshare agreement is bound to broaden the commercial partnership between the two companies.
At the same time, passengers of both airlines will be given more travel options between Algeria and Turkey.Under the terms of the agreement, Air Algérie and Turkish Airlines will place their carrier codes on each other’s flights reciprocally between Istanbul – Algiers and Istanbul – Constantine.
In this respect, Air Algérie will place its carrier code on Turkish Airlines’ flights on Istanbul–Oran, Istanbul–Tlemcen and Istanbul-Batna. In addition to this, Turkish Airlines will place its carrier code on Air Algérie’s flights on the routes of Alger-Sabiha Gokçen, Oran–Sabiha Gokçen and Annaba–Istanbul.
The agreement might also enable the two carriers to put their codes on the flights to other destinations operated beyond the two capitals in the future. Kotil said: “We are extremely pleased to sign this codeshare agreement with Air Algérie and aim to improve our partnership to maximize the travel opportunities offered to our passengers through the networks of both airlines.
As Turkish Airlines, we are operating scheduled flights to five different cities in Algeria from Istanbul and we do all our best to establish vital bridges between the two countries on these services by mutual cooperation.
We are very proud of being the first codeshare partner of Air Algérie and believe that this partnership will bring enormous benefit to both airlines from a commercial perspective in rapidly growing relations between our countries.”