Turkish Airlines expands destinations in Russia
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
REUTERS photoTurkish Airlines stated on March 6 that it would launch direct flights from Istanbul to the Russian cities of Voronezh and Samara in April.
Starting on April 4, flights between Istanbul and Voronezh will be three days a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Istanbul-Samara flights will start a week later, on April 11, and will also be run thrice weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Round-trip fares, including taxes, from Istanbul to Samara and Voronezh start from $159 and $189 respectively, the airline stated.
Turkey’s flag carrier has over 330 aircraft and flies to almost 300 destinations around the world, more than any other airline, according to the company.
The airline increased its total number of passengers by 2.5 percent year-on-year to reach 62.8 million in 2016, according to a stock exchange filing report revealed on Jan. 11.