To increase airline sales SunExpress appoints AVIAREPS as general sales agent in the United Kingdom

03 April 2018

To support airline sales promotion activities, AVIAREPS has been appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) in the United Kingdom by SunExpress, the holiday specialist and subsidiary of two of the aviation industry’s leading airlines - Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa.

The announcement, which came into effect on March 01, 2018, sees AVIAREPS responsible for the airline sales promotions, marketing and public relations activities within the United Kingdom.

With its first hub located in Antalya on the Turkish Riviera, and its second hub in Izmir on the Aegean coast, SunExpress will operate direct services from London Luton over the upcoming summer season (June – September 2018), to five unique leisure destinations in Turkey including: Antalya, Izmir, Gaziantep, Ankara and Bodrum.

With the option of flying from London Luton to one destination in Turkey, and then flying back direct from a second Turkish destination, the SunExpress flights will provide opportunities for summer travellers to make the most of their vacation time while conveniently and economically exploring more destinations within Turkey. Additionally, the SunExpress flights are expected to appeal to travellers seeking new sunny, beach and cultural destinations with great value, as 20kgs baggage is included in all fare structures.

Says Peter Glade, Commercial Director, Sun Express:
“We are excited to open up new Turkish destinations and travel opportunities for the people of the UK this coming summer. As a subsidiary of both Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, our guests can expect reliability and affordability with comfort. By appointing and working with AVIAREPS in the UK we look forward to increasing the awareness of these new upcoming flights and welcoming on board a great number of summer travellers ready to take advantage of, and enjoy, our great services, deals and exciting destinations on offer.”

With more than 3,800 employees in Turkey and Germany – and as the largest employer in Antalya – SunExpress is a successful medium-sized airline with a strong track record of innovation and inter-cultural bridging. In 2017 the airline welcomed on board 8.8 million passengers and operated 57,675 flights.

Says Paul Spencer, General Manager, AVIAREPS UK:
“We are thrilled and honoured to be appointed by SunExpress. Along with our UK travel industry partners, we look forward to making the summer seasonal flights from London Luton to Turkey a great success, thereby increasing airline sales and expanding the airline’s commercial footprint within the UK market.”
For further information please visit the official website of SunExpress.
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About SunExpress

As a holiday specialist, SunExpress has been offering non-stop flights between Europe and Turkey and attractive holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, the Red Sea and North Africa for almost 30 years. The joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines offers a total of almost 60 international destinations in 20 countries with1,200 weekly flights. On board of our modern Boeing B737-800 aircraft, we meet the needs of almost nine million passengers annually and provide a comfortable flight experience at a low-cost price. The approximately 4,000 employees of SunExpress ensure this with passion and commitment. Cheap flights, extra services, but also hotels, transfers or holiday accommodation can be booked on the website of SunExpress.

About AVIAREPS

Founded in Germany in 1994 with an extensive office network that spans all six inhabited continents with 65 self-owned offices across 47 countries, the AVIAREPS Group is the world’s leading airline and tourism representation companywith over 100 airlines and more than 150 tourism, hospitality, retail and trade promotion clients in its portfolio. In addition to providing well established passenger General Sales Agent (GSA) services and tourism marketing representation, clients are also offered expertise and services in digital marketing, public relations, advertising, IT solutions, consulting, financial services, airport marketing, and trade & retail promotion.

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