Air Moldova Sign Codeshare Agreement
Turkish Airlines, Turkey’s national flag carrier, announced a codeshare agreement with Air Moldova, the largest airline and flag carrier of the Republic of Moldova, effective January 29, 2018.
Through this codeshare partnership, Turkish Airlines and Air Moldova will reciprocally add their flight codes on Istanbul – Kishinev v.v. flights operated by both parties.
“Turkish Airlines is pleased to be a codeshare partner with Air Moldova. As we already have a beneficial cooperation, we believe that this agreement will improve our good relations and enhance our commercial cooperation. With the introduction of joint flights between both parties, passengers will enjoy more travel alternatives between Moldova and Turkey through the combined flights,” said Bilal Ekşi, Turkish Airlines’ Deputy Chairman & CEO.
“As Air Moldova, we are glad that our long lasting collaboration with Turkish Airlines is upgraded to a new level with the signature of this codeshare partnership. We highly appreciate this cooperation and intend to capitalize on it in providing additional travel solutions to our customer base. We also expect to give a boost to the business environments of Moldova and Turkey in realization of their investment projects in both countries,” said Iulian Scorpan, General Director of Air Moldova.
Initially, both carriers will place their codes on Istanbul – Kishinev v.v. flights mutually. Inclusion of beyond points and/or other routes may also be assessed as a second phase after the activation of this codeshare agreement. Joint flights will offer fast and convenient connections for customers leaving Istanbul, the largest Turkish city and an important flight hub in the region, to Kishinev. Moreover, taking into account the complementary timetable structure of both carriers and the reciprocity of the agreement, it will allow both airlines’ customers to enjoy seamless connectivity in their respective hubs.
Turkish Airlines, which 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 120 countries. Air Moldova, in turn, offers short and convenient connections in Chisinau airport with daily departures to 30 destinations in Europe, Russian Federation and the Middle East.
About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 331 (passenger and cargo) aircraft. Turkish Airlines currently flies to 300 destinations worldwide, more countries than any other airline in the world, with 251 international and 49 domestic flight paths. According to the 2017 Skytrax survey, Turkish Airlines, already awarded as “Best Airline in Europe” for six consecutive years from 2011-2016, was selected as the “Best Airline in Southern Europe” for the ninth consecutive time. Having won the “Best Economy Class Onboard Catering”award in 2010, Turkish Airlines was also awarded the “Best Business Class Onboard Catering” in 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017. Winning the “Best Business Class Lounge” award in 2015 and 2017, the global carrier also picked up the “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” award for the third consecutive year according to the 2017 survey results. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official website www.turkishairlines.com or its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Linkedin, and Instagram
About Air Moldova:
Air Moldova, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Moldova, was founded in 1993. The Company has nearly 45% of Moldova’s air passenger traffic and operates regular and charter flights to 30 directions in Europe and Asia. With over 35 Interline and Code Share partnerships, Air Moldova is commited to provide to its growing customer base cost efficient world class flight experience. More information can be obtained on official web site: www.airmoldova.md its social media accounts on Facebook, Youtube .