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Turkish Airlines and LOT to partnership towards future joint venture agreement

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Tatjana Obrazcova

Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines have agreed on a major expansion of commercial ties. Both sides have signed a letter of understanding, which will initiate an enhanced cooperation between relevant Polish, Turkish and beyond markets and also deepen commercial cooperation on the existing ones.

 

Recognising the great significance of deepening the cooperation and desiring to create the most appropriate conditions for their development, both Turkish and Polish carrier have decided to implement a strategic partnership to make use of the possibilities to enhance benefits for their customers by offering them more connection alternatives and even better product. This will give passengers opportunity to travel with convenient stopover and one ticket only to even more destinations across the world. 

Final model of cooperation has not been decided yet, however both airlines agreed to proceed towards future joint venture cooperation. 

“This strategic partnership between our airlines will enable both carriers to enhance their presence on their respective markets, while contributing their efficiency on the routes agreed within the scope of extended cooperation. Considering their membership to the same alliance group, one can say that such a strategic partnership will also benefit Star Alliance,” said Dr Temel Kotil, CEO of Turkish Airlines.  

“LOT is ready to grow immediately as of 2016, and now is the best moment to strength equal cooperation with our key airline partners. LOT and Turkish Airlines have been partners for many years. I am convinced that this letter of understanding will help us to create unique and global offer. This will give our passengers all advantages of worldwide and supplementary networks of both carriers,” added Sebastian Mikosz, LOT Polish Airlines CEO.

 



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