Saturday, May 27, 2017

Turkish Airlines plans big ME, German operations

Turkish Airlines is set to launch direct flights from Germany and top Middle Eastern destinations - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Jordan - to Turkish touristic hotspots of Bodrum, Antalya and Trabzon starting from next month.

National flag carrier Turkish Airlines has announced plans to launch new direct flights from Germany and top Middle Eastern destinations - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Jordan - to Turkish touristic hotspots of Bodrum, Antalya and Trabzon starting from next month.

Turkish Airlines will continue to offer alternative routes to cater to the permanently increasing passenger traffic in this region as it launches direct flights between Kuwait, Riyadh, Dammam, Al Qassim, Baghdad, Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Amman and some domestic destinations of Turkey.

In this context, Turkish Airlines will be providing a total of 16 weekly flights between Jeddah, Kuwait, Riyadh, Al Qassim, Yanbu, Medina and Trabzon, said a statement from the national carrier.

Furthermore, the global carrier will also be providing 13 weekly flights between Jeddah, Baghdad, Erbil, Riyadh, Amman, Kuwait, Sulaymaniyah and Antalya during this summer.

Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, Stuttgart are other cities benefitting from the new direct flights, connecting travellers from Germany to Izmir. Additionally, passengers from Kuwait will also be able to travel directly to Izmir, it stated.

Commenting on the new flights, deputy chairman and chief executive Bilal Ekşi, said: "We are always looking to provide our passengers with the most convenient and time-efficient way of travel. Tourists worldwide have been continously increasing due to the fantastic attractions and features provided by all our Turkish cities."

"As we move forward, our goal will be to create these direct flights from all the markets, we operate globally so that travellers can now fly directly to their destination of choice," he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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