LOT Polish and Turkish Airlines to cooperate moreStaff writer ▼ | August 15, 2015
LOT Polish Airlines and Turkish Airlines signed a letter of understanding, which will initiate an enhanced cooperation between relevant Polish, Turkish and beyond markets and also deepen commercial cooperation on the existing ones.
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This will give passengers opportunity to travel with convenient stopover and one ticket only to even more destinations across the world.
Final model of cooperation has not been decided yet, however both airlines agreed to proceed towards future joint venture cooperation.
Turkish Airlines and LOT have been codesharing on each other’s flights on the route Istanbul-Warsaw v.v. since October 2000. The scope of codeshare agreement has been extended in 2014 with the inclusion of Turkish Airlines’ flights on the routes Istanbul-Amman v.v., Istanbul-Cairo v.v. and Istanbul-Ankara v.v. and LOT Polish Airlines’ flights on the routes Vienna-Warsaw v.v. and Warsaw-Krakow v.v.
With the expansion of the code share agreement, both airlines put its designator code to some selected flights of each other’s beyond Istanbul and Warsaw to domestic destinations in Turkey and Poland, as well as to points in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, benefiting from the global networks of Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines.
Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines are currently operating five weekly flights respectively on Istanbul-Warsaw v.v. route. ■