Belavia - Belarusian Airlines, the flag carrier airline in Belarus, and Turkish Airlines, national flag carrier of Turkey, announced the signature of a codeshare agreement, effective as of 1 May 2018. Through this codeshare partnership, Turkish Airlines and Belavia will reciprocally add their flight codes on Istanbul - Minsk v.v. flights operated by both parties.
"As Turkish Airlines, we are glad to be a codeshare partner with Belavia. We believe that, this agreement will improve our relations with Belarus' flag carrier, while enhancing our commercial cooperation to the next level. With the introduction of these joint flights between both parties, passengers would enjoy more travel alternatives between Belarus and Turkey." said Bilal Eksi, Turkish Airlines' Deputy Chairman & CEO.
"Minsk - Istanbul is one of the most important routes in the growing network of Belavia-Belarusian Airlines, and we believe that this cooperation with Turkish Airlines will lead to further enhancing both business and leisure flows not only between Turkey and Belarus, but beyond Istanbul and Minsk." Anatoly Gusarov, Director General of Belavia-Belarusian Airlines noted.