Azul S.A. (B3:Azul4, NYSE: (AZUL), the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities and departures, and Turkish Airlines, the largest airline group in Turkey, have signed a codeshare agreement effective as of 08 December 2017, the companies said.
Through the codeshare partnership, Turkish will add its code (TK) on Azul domestic flights. As a result, customers will be able to purchase tickets directly from all of Turkish Airlines´ sales channels to fly to Brazilian domestic destinations operated by Azul.
Initially, the Turkish company will place its code in Azul´s operations from Sao Paulo (Guarulhos) to 14 destinations in Brasil, like Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Ilheus, Porto Seguro, Porto Alegre, Brasilia, Foz do IguaÃ§u and Florianopolis, for example. The routes offer fast and convenient connections for customers leaving Istanbul, the biggest Turkey city, to Sao Paulo. Moreover, the agreement works reciprocally; allowing both Airlines Customers to enjoy connectivity in their respective Hubs.
Turkish Airlines, flies to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, currently operates to more than 300 international passenger and cargo destinations in total, on five continents. Azul, in turn, offers 755 daily departures to more than 100 destinations in Brazil, Europe, United States and South America.
Azul, the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities served, offers 755 daily flights to 104 destinations. With a fleet of 118 aircraft and more than 10,000 crewmembers, the company has a network of 197 non-stop routes as of September 30, 2017. For more information visit www.voeazul.com.br/ir.