SunExpress raises weekly flights to 700
ANTALYA - Anadolu Agency
DHA photoSunExpress, a joint venture company of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, will increase the number of its flights to 700 a week this season, said Paul Schwaiger, the company’s managing director, at a press conference held in Antalya June 23.
“Our company has carried more than 63 million passengers since the date we were established 25 years ago.
Now we have flights to over 110 destinations in more than 20 countries. We’ll increase the number of our flights to 700 a week this season,” he said, adding the company had ordered 50 new airplanes in 2014.
SunExpress sales increased by 15 percent in 2014 from the previous year, resulting in an income of 1.25 billion euros, an all-time high in the company’s history, he said at the 12th ordinary meeting of the Industry and Business Association of Antalya (ANSİAD).
Schwaiger also said Turkey’s tourism industry has been able to turn many crises into opportunities recently, adding this has affected his company’s attitudes and maneuvers positively.