KM Malta Airlines and Turkish Airlines Launch Codeshare Partnership

4 June 2024

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Date: Tuesday, 04 June 2024, Malta

KM Malta Airlines and Turkish Airlines Launch Codeshare Partnership

Valletta, Malta – Tuesday 4th June 2024 - KM Malta Airlines, the flag carrier of Malta and Turkish Airlines, the airline flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, have signed a code-sharing agreement to operate joint flights, effective as of June 15 2024.

The codeshare agreement will provide passengers of both flag carrier airlines more flexible travel options on direct flights between Istanbul and Malta. Within the scope of the cooperation, KM Malta Airlines will place their marketing flight numbers on Turkish Airlines flights between Istanbul – Malta and vice versa.

KM Malta Airlines Executive Chairman David G. Curmi noted that: “We are very pleased to count Turkish Airlines among our codeshare partners. Istanbul is a major hub connected with Malta twice every day, offering our Maltese customers a large choice of destinations. It also allows our international customers enhanced connectivity through Malta International Airport, linking both our networks. It also shows that KM Malta Airlines is recognized by large carriers as a partner of choice.”

On the codeshare agreement, Turkish Airlines CEO Bilal Ekşi stated: "We are pleased that the codeshare agreement with KM Malta Airlines will re-foster cooperation between the two countries and provide seamless journeys for passengers flying from Malta and Türkiye. Not only does this partnership enable Maltese travellers to benefit from the wide network of Turkish Airlines on a global scale, but also promotes more visitors from Malta to visit our unique country, Türkiye. Likewise, Malta, the fascinating island nation of the Mediterranean, will attract more visitors. We look forwards to a successful, long-standing collaboration together.”

The codeshare flights will be available for purchase through the airlines' sales channels such as and websites.

About KM Malta Airlines:

KM Malta Airlines is the national airline of the Maltese Islands, operating a modern fleet of aircraft to various destinations in Europe and beyond.

The KM Malta Airlines Summer 2024 schedule will operate from 31st March 2024 through until 26th October 2024, with the airline serving 17 airports across 15 key European cities, namely, Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Catania, Dusseldorf, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Lyon, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Paris Orly, Prague, Rome, Vienna and Zurich.

About Turkish Airlines:

Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 456 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 346 worldwide destinations as 293 international and 53 domestics in 130 countries.

More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official website or its social media accounts on Facebook, X, Youtube, Linkedin and Instagram.