Singapore: Malindo Air, a premium Malaysian-based carrier,and Turkish Airlines, a fast growing global carrier operating to 289 destinations worldwide, jointly announced the start of interline partnership that enables both carriers to tap into new markets and making travel even more convenient for their guests. Thereby travellers can now plan their business or leisure trip, with Malindo Air-Turkish Airlines cooperation.
Malindo Air currently serves more than 800 weekly flights to 40 cities in 12 countries in the Indian Sub-Continent, South India, ASEAN region, China and Australia with several new cities set to launch by the middle of the year.
Turkish Airlines connects 240 international destinations and Istanbul, as the only city in the world having settled on two continents, serves as a main hub of Turkish Airlines. It offers the transcontinental advantages of its location in Eurasia and connects flights to destinations all around the globe easier than ever.
Chandran Rama Muthy, CEO of Malindo Air said, “This new interline ticket agreement is a flying partnership and will enable passengers to find connections easier when traveling between the ASEAN region and Europe.
This interline partnership will make travel seamless from this region, reward frequent travellers on Malindo Air, and offer our passengers even more options when travelling to Turkey and beyond.”
“With the announcement of our partnership with Turkish Airlines, Malindo Air continues to expand our network, including more flights, more gateways and more destinations. Malindo Air will provide another option for travel trade in the ASEAN region and to Australia. The success of this interline partnership will open doors for us to codeshare or interline with other suitable partners,” Chandran added.
Turkish Airlines' Deputy Chairman & CEO, Mr Temel Kotil said, "In connection with rapidly growing relations between our countries, we sincerely believe that this partnership with Malindo Air will bring enormous benefit to both airlines within commercial perspective. Together we’ll be able to provide multiple travel alternatives to our passengers and eventually increasing the traffic between European and Asian destinations respectively”.