Air France and Atlasglobal have announced the signature of a code-share agreement on the Paris-Charles de Gaulle – Istanbul service. Since 30 January 2017, customers of both airlines benefit from three daily flights connecting the two cities by Airbus A319 and A320 operated by Air France and by Airbus A320 operated by Atlasglobal.
FLIGHT SCHEDULES (IN LOCAL TIME)
AF1890: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 12:30, arrives in Istanbul at 17:55;
KK6034: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 14:30, arrives in Istanbul at 20:05;
AF1390: leaves Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 18:35, arrives in Istanbul at 00:05.
AF1391: leaves Istanbul at 07:15, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 8:55;
KK6033: leaves Istanbul at 11:50, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 13:40;
AF1891: leaves Istanbul at 19:35, arrives at Paris-Charles de Gaulle at 21:15.
Moreover, Air France customers benefit from an even wider choice of flights on departure from Istanbul thanks to 11 additional destinations operated by Atlas Global to Turkey (Adana, Antalya, Bodrum, Izmir, Kayseri, Konya, Trabzon), Georgia (Tbilisi), Iran (Tehran), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and the United Arab Emirates (Sharjah). Atlasglobal customers enjoy 11 additional services to France (Biarritz, Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nice, Toulouse), Algeria (Algiers), Morocco (Casablanca, Rabat) and Tunisia (Tunis) operated by Air France on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle on a code-share basis.
As a result, on these flights, customers are able to earn and spend Miles as part of the Flying Blue frequent flyer programme. Passengers also have access to a single ticket for their entire trip, from baggage transfer to their final destination.
Barry ter Voert, Air France-KLM Senior Vice-President Europe, stated: « In a challenging competitive environment, Atlasglobal is the perfect partner for Air France on the routes to Istanbul. With this partnership, we are able to offer convenient schedules to and from Istanbul, connecting to our worldwide network in Paris-Charles de Gaulle and adding new destinations beyond Istanbul. We are delighted to work with a partner that has such a unique customer focus and an excellent in-flight product. »
« The code-share agreement that we signed with one the leading European airlines Air France is another step in our strategy of continuous growth. Thanks to this agreement, we have increased our 1 daily flight to 3 flights per day to Paris. Businessmen will now be able to make same day return trips to Paris and will also enjoy 11 destinations beyond Paris. The start of our code-share flights with Air France is the proof of recognition of Atlasglobal’s international service standards. We are pleased to be partners with Air France » commented Murat Ersoy, President of Atlasglobal.
Tuesday 31 January 2017