SunExpress launches Diyarbakır-Europe flights
SunExpress, the joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, has said it made its first direct flight from Frankfurt to the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on June 19.
During the ceremony to honor the first flight, the aircraft landing at Diyarbakır Airport was greeted with a water salute and passengers were welcomed with flowers.
In a statement on June 20, the company vowed to increase its Anatolian-European flights during the summer season 2018.
It operates flights from Diyarbakır to the Germany’s popular travel destinations Frankfurt, Hannover and Dusseldorf once a week, according to the statement.
Diyarbakır-Europe flights starting on June 19 with Frankfurt will continue with Dusseldorf as of June 21 and Hanover as of June 22, the company said.
SunExpress offers a total of 312,984 seats to Diyarbakır during the 2018 summer season, it added.
“SunExpress has become the first and only airline to connect Diyarbakır to Europe by scheduled flights with these new connections,” it also said.
SunExpress which is also the first and only airline to operate scheduled flights from Diyarbakır to Antalya and İzmir continuously on domestic lines, connects Diyarbakır to 18 destinations in total in Europe via İzmir and Antalya, according to the statement.