Turkey’s Tourism Taking Flight in Summer Season with Turkish Airlines
Bringing together millions of tourists with the Turkey’s cities of exquisite beauty, Turkish Airlines will contribute greatly to 2022 summer season with tourism focused flights. Flag carrier airline will operate 388 direct weekly flights to 47 cities in 29 countries from Antalya, Dalaman, Bodrum-Milas and İzmir and carry Turkey to the center of tourism in the region.
Managing a successful performance despite the travel restrictions of countries during the pandemic, Turkish Airlines is planning to increase the velocity of its rise to the skies with direct flights planned for the summer season. It is expected that with short travel times along with high comfort, these direct flights will be an important factor when it comes to decision of foreign tourists.
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat; “Our Country Will be the Focus of World’s Tourism This Year.”
On the tourism focused flights for the summer season, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat stated; “Our tourism destinations are centers of attraction for the region with their unparalleled natural beauty and trusted tourism standards. Flight demands from all over the world are increasing even more as the summer season is approaching. As the flag carrier airline, we are aiming to bring foreign tourists with Turkey as their destination to the south of our country with direct flights and the comfort of Turkish Airlines. We will continue to proudly fly our flag while contributing to the economy of our country with our direct flights.”
Demand is Higher Than Pre-pandemic
Preparing its flight plans by carefully analyzing the travel demands of its guests, global carrier will operate a record number of tourism focused flights during the summer of 2022 with the increased attention of foreign tourists for Turkey along with countries relaxing travel restriction. Operating 83 flights to 30 destinations during 2019 which was the most successful year before pandemic, Turkish Airlines now prepares to operate 140 direct flights to 38 destinations during the same period of this year.
Starting its international flights on 2020, AnadoluJet will open its wings for the country’s tourism during this year as well. Successful brand will carry tourists to holiday destinations in Mediterranean and Aegean with 248 weekly flights from 39 destinations abroad.
United Kingdom, Germany, Lebanon, Russia and Israel are at the forefront of the high demand for summer travel from travel agencies and passengers. AnadoluJet will operate 72 frequencies to 8 destinations in Germany, 35 frequencies to 2 destinations in UK and 24 frequencies to 1 destination in Lebanon every week. As for the Turkish Airlines, global carrier will operate most of its direct tourism flights to United Kingdom (46 frequencies) and Russia (22 frequencies).
About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 371 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 334 worldwide destinations in 329 cities as 279 international and 50 domestic, in 128 countries. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official website www.turkishairlines.com or its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach,recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognised by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 12,000 daily flights to almost 1,300 airports in 197 countries. Further connecting flights are offered by Star Alliance Connecting Partners Juneyao Airlines and THAI Smile Airways.