Turkish Airlines, an airline that flies to more destinations, signed during a ceremony at Turkish Airlines headquarters in Istanbul a codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles . The CEO of Turkish Airlines, Mr. Bilal Ekşi, and the CEO of Air Seychelles, Mr. Sandy Benoiton, signed the agreement in the presence of officials from both companies.
On the agreement, Turkish Airlines CEO Mr. Bilal Ekşi said, “We are pleased to sign this codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles and aim to enhance our partnership to maximize the travel opportunities offered to our passengers through our flight networks. We believe that this partnership will not only bring benefits to both carriers from a commercial point of view, but will also enhance the cultural and tourism relations between the two countries.”
On the codeshare, Air Seychelles’ acting CEO, Mr. Sandy Benoiton, said, “Air Seychelles is excited to offer the TK code on our domestic flights between Mahé and Praslin, enabling a single ticket transaction for seamless travel to Seychelles’ second largest island. In addition, Air Seychelles’ HM code will appear in major cities in Europe and the Middle East, allowing more options and travel date flexibility for our passengers.”
Officially starting on October 15, 2022, the codeshare is intended to expand the business partnership between the two companies and their respective countries, and offer passengers more travel options between Turkey and Seychelles.
Under the terms of the agreement, Turkish Airlines plans to place its code on the Mahé – Praslin flights operated by Air Seychelles, and Air Seychelles will place its code on the Istanbul – Mahé, Istanbul – Tel Aviv and Istanbul – Paris flights operated by Turkish Airlines. In addition, the agreement is expected to expand in the future.