SunExpress expands partnership with AVIAREPS to ten european markets

29 June 2018

AVIAREPS, global airline service provider newly appointed in Austria, Switzerland and France.

AVIAREPS, the global airline service provider and expert in developing and shaping international tourism and aviation demand and spend, with 66 offices in 48 countries around the world, has been appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) in Austria, Switzerland, and France by the Leisure Airline SunExpress, a subsidiary of two of the aviation industry’s leading airlines - Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa.

The appointment, which came into effect from June 01, 2018, sees AVIAREPS now responsible for the airline’s sales promotions, marketing and public relations activities in a total of 10 European markets, including Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and the United Kingdom.

The expanded partnership between the airline and AVIAREPS epitomises how airlines can expand their international footprint and performance by utilising the AVIAREPS international network of offices and sales and marketing experts that are specialised in the promotion of aviation and tourism services.

Says Mr. Peter Glade, Commercial Director, SunExpress:

“We are operating in a very special market. Our customer base is extremely hybrid, but what unites them is their demand for flawless service at lowest cost. Our experience with AVIAREPS to date has resulted in us expanding our partnership with them to an additional three markets in Europe, as they can cater exactly for that market in an unparalleled way. We look forward to generating increased awareness and sales in Austria, Switzerland, and France of our services, which as a subsidiary of both Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, offer guests reliability and affordability with comfort.”

With more than 4,000 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 Edgar Lacker, Chief Executive Officer, AVIAREPS:

“Our expanded relationship with SunExpress is reflective of the airline’s continued push for excellence and our dedication to ensuring sales success. Through the deliverance of results, we look forward to seeing this partnership continue to both deepen and grow well into the future.”

For further information visit SunExpress or contact the newly appointed sales teams at:

Telephone number +43 1 585 36 32 46

Telephone number +33 1 86 46 79 79

Telephone number +41 44 286 99 39

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 with 1,200 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 at


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 agency representation company with over 100 airlines and more than 150 tourism, hospitality, and other travel market and retail 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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