Turkish and Vietnamese airlines sign agreement to expand cooperation


Turkish and Vietnamese airlines on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to boost bilateral cooperation in passenger and cargo transport.

According to a statement, Turkish Airlines and Vietnam Airlines will collaborate on passenger and cargo transport, while analyzing the opportunity of passenger code-share cooperation on air routes between Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City and Istanbul, the commercial capital of Turkey.

“Thanks to this cooperation, customers will have more choice of new destinations on both airlines’ networks,” he said.

He added that the two partners will work more closely in the field of freight transport through the implementation of a codeshare partnership, which is expected to come into effect next year.

“As we recover from the crisis that the pandemic has brought to (the) aviation sector, we have all realized the crucial need for cooperation. We attach importance to expanding our cooperation with Vietnam Airlines, both for passengers and cargo,” said Levent Konukcu of Turkish Airlines. Director of Investments and Technology.

“The cooperation between the two flag carriers will bring great benefits to our passengers, promote air connectivity, economic and cultural exchanges between Vietnam, Turkey, Europe and the Middle East region,” said Le Hong Ha. , Chairman and CEO of Vietnam Airlines. statement.

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