Friday, March 23, 2012

Turkish Airlines to start seasonal flights to Edinburgh and Bilbao

Turkish Airlines (THY) released a statement on Friday announcing that the carrier will begin its flights to Bilbao from İstanbul  starting on May 28 and flights to Edinburgh on July 16, until October 27.

According to the statement, THY will fly to both destinations four times a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, until October. Additionally, the frequency of flights to selected locations will be increased with the start of the summer schedule. In routes serving North America, flights to Los Angeles from İstanbul  will be increased from four times a week to seven, flights to New York from 14 times a week to 21, to Toronto from three times a week to four and flights to Washington, D.C., will be increased from five times a week to seven. Flights to Riyadh will be doubled in the upcoming season, flights to Tehran will change from 14 flights a week to 21 and flights to Belgrade will be increased from seven times a week to 14. In December, THY announced that the company is targeting to carry 38 million passengers and earn $7.8 billion in revenue for 2012.