airasia.com has announced a partnership with Turkish Airlines in anticipation of the return of international travel. The partnership will also strengthen its offering as a travel and lifestyle super app.
The collaboration allows airasia.com to enhance its strong pan-Asia flight network by tapping into Turkish Airlines’ comprehensive destination map. Turkish Airlines is the world’s largest in terms of the countries and international points flown by a global carrier. Using its virtual interlining technology, airasia.com will combine Turkish Airlines’ extensive flight inventory with AirAsia flights to offer itineraries with attractive discounted fares from normal fares.
The partnership is expected to generate a substantial synergy between the two parties through the cross -promotion of destinations. The partnership allows AirAsia to proactively prepare to tap into the forthcoming return of international travel. Travellers can embark on international travel with Turkish Airlines flights while enjoying the convenience and great value of an end-to-end product. These will be offered across the airasia.com ecosystem, from flights to hotels and activities.
….. Our super app airasia.com is about connecting people to places and we want to connect Asean to the world. We welcome our partnership with Turkish Airlines, and the opportunity to promote Turkey as a major gateway to Europe, which will prepare us for the rebound in travel that we expect to happen once borders gradually reopen next year. Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia Group
He added that airasia.com has a comprehensive portfolio of travel and lifestyle products. They’re well-poised to promote the best that Turkey and the wider European market have to offer. He also flagged future collaboration with other industry players to stimulate travel demand.
said, “We are glad to be partnered with airasia.com with this collaboration that we believe to see its advantages all together in near future. Bilal Ekşi, Turkish Airlines CEO