Turkish Airlines’ big switch to Istanbul Airport on April 6
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
As it switches its operations to the new mega-Istanbul Airport, Turkish Airlines will end all scheduled flights at Atatürk Airport as of April 6 at 2:00 a.m. local time (April 5, 23:00 GMT), the airline said on March 11.
The national flag carrier will resume all flight operations planned for Atatürk Airport from its new home Istanbul Airport as of the afternoon of April 6 at 14.00 local time (11:00 GMT), it announced on Twitter.
Turkish Airlines, founded in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, currently has more than 330 aircraft, including passenger and cargo planes.
It flies to 306 destinations in 124 countries. Last year, Turkish Airlines carried 75.2 million passengers with a seat occupancy rate of 82 percent.