(MENAFN- Bangladesh Monitor)
Dhaka: Vietnam Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with Turkish Airlines. Under the agreement, the two national carriers are expected to expand cooperation in transporting passengers and cargo, and explore the possibility of codesharing on passenger flights between Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) and Istanbul.
On the occasion, Le Hong Ha, President and CEO of Vietnam Airlines, said,“We are very pleased to maintain and expand cooperation with Turkish Airlines. The cooperation between the two flag carriers will bring great benefits to our passengers, promote aviation connectivity, economic and cultural exchanges among Vietnam, Türkiye, Europe and Middle East region. This is also Vietnam Airlines' effort to strengthen global cooperation, expand the route network, recover the economy after the pandemic and seize new development opportunities.'
Moreover, the airlines are expected to cooperate more closely in the field of cargo transport through the implementation of a codeshare partnership, which is expected to take effect in 2023.
Levent Konukcu, Chief Investment and Technology Officer, Turkish Airlines, said,“We attach importance to expanding our cooperation with Vietnam Airlines both in passenger and cargo. Our mutual desire and expectation are to enrich relations in many fields and provide more opportunities to our passengers. As Turkish Airlines together with this intention we are glad to sign this MOU which will eventually serve to deepening relations between our countries.”
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