Turkish Airlines and ITA Airways enter codeshare partnership

Turkish Airlines and ITA Airways, have commenced a codeshare partnership that will be effective within July 2023.

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The signed agreement between the two flag carriers will be offering more flexibility in terms of flight choices for customers of both airlines between Türkiye and Italy.

Through this codeshare partnership, ITA Airways’ flight numbers will be placed on Turkish Airlines’ flights between Rome and Istanbul; and Turkish Airlines will place its flight numbers on 9 destinations of ITA Airways within Italy from Rome, including Brindisi, Bari, Catania, Florence, Genoa, Palermo, Lamezia Terme, Turin and Trieste. This partnership will be providing enhanced services to customers of both airlines with a seamless connectivity of a single ticket and through check-in of passengers and luggage to their final destination.

Turkish Airlines CEO Mr. Bilal Ekşi, said “Rome and Istanbul have always been exceptional cities to attract and connect people. I firmly believe this codeshare agreement between Turkish Airlines and ITA Airways will be developing the existing network with even more destinations and foster cooperation and traffic between two countries with high potential. In addition, this partnership is well on the way to generate positive energy for tourism, expand Turkish Airlines’ reach and enhance customer benefits.”

Fabio Lazzerini, CEO and general manager of ITA Airways said: "With the codeshare partnership with Turkish Airlines, ITA Airways’ commercial strategy of growth makes a step forward, together with the existing partnerships with the world's leading carriers. This partnership opens up a privileged access route to Istanbul, one of the most fascinating and historically rich cities in the world for all ITA Airways passengers. This agreement represents the Company's 32nd codeshare: an excellent result we have achieved in less than two years.”