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El Al signs code share agreement with Turkish airline

Israeli airline signs agreement with Turkey's Atlasjet through which it will operate daily flight to Istanbul starting in April

El Al and Atlasjet, a Turkish airline, signed a code share agreement on Sunday through which the Israeli airline will operate a daily flight to Istanbul starting in April.


The signing ceremony was held in El Al's offices between El Al CEO Eliezer Shkedi, Atlasjet Chairman Murat Ersoy - who arrived especially from Istanbul, and Turkey's tourism attaché in Israel, Inanc Ozcakmak.


Ersoy said, "As Turkish friends of Israel, we are excited about the cooperation, and we hope that this will be an opening for improved political relations between the countries."


Shkedi said that the agreement provides an opportunity for El Al: "We believe that cooperation between El Al and Atlasjet is an important bridge for contributing to good relations between the countries and people, and I hope we will return and see this in the near future."


פרסום ראשון: 03.21.10, 14:50
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