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News from Turkey

Turkish Airlines offer free change for USA - Turkey tickets

thy tailsBoth the United States and Turkey have suspended all non-immigrant visa services for travel between the two countries, following the arrest of a US consulate employee in Istanbul. Due to those recent developments, Turkish Airlines issued a statement for passengers holding tickets from Turkey to the U.S. or vice-versa.

Uzbekistan Airways launches a new route to Istanbul

Uzbekistan Airways National airline will starts operating flights on a new route between Samarkand and Istanbul. The flights will be operated starting from 30 October 2017 on Mondays.

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Turkey's TAV opens a new terminal in Tbilisi

tav airportsIstanbul based TAV Airports put the new terminal into operation at Georgia Tbilisi Airport, which increased its number of passengers fivefold in the last 10 years. Having been invested US$60mln, the new terminal will enable Tbilisi Airport to provide service to 4 million passengers per annum.

Gulf Air and Turkish Airlines Signed a Codeshare Agreement

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, and Turkish Airlines, Turkey's national air carrier, signed a codeshare agreement that will be effective from 1st November 2017. The agreement will expand the travel opportunities for the passengers of both airlines with jointly operated double daily flights between Bahrain and Istanbul.

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Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) chose Turkish Cabin Interiors

Azerbaijan Airlines AZAL will work with Turkish Cabin Interiors (TCI) for design and manufacture of the Galleys for their new B737-MAX 8 aircraft. There will be a total of 10 shipset to be delivered to AZAL and first delivery will be made on November, 2018.

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Turkish Airlines named “Five-Star Global Airline”

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline, has been named a “Five-Star Global Airline” by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Official Airline Ratings. The prestigious award, based on passenger feedback, was presented to Turkish Airlines at the APEX Award Ceremony at Expo 2017 in Long Beach, California.

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Filmekimi starts in Istanbul, to travel 6 more cities

filmekimi2017posterOrganised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), Filmekimi, which will start September 29 in Istanbul, will be bringing cinephiles at seven different cities together with outstanding films. Sponsored by Vodafone Red, this year’s Filmekimi will be held between 29 September and 8 October.

Turkish Airlines to order 40 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

During Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to New York to join the United Nations General Assembly, Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced a commitment to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners.

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From Venice to Izmir: Venice Carnival

Çetin Emeç Art Gallery in Izmir kicks off new season with Erhan Meço's "Venice Carnival". The gallery, which hosted art enthusiasts for many years at the building of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, has moved to its new address on October 2016.

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Gulf Air Goes Daily to Istanbul

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, will introduce a permanent increase to its Istanbul service with daily flights on the route effective early November 2017. The increase is in direct response to passenger demand, increasing the number of convenient flight options offered by the airline and giving passengers greater flexibility and choice when travelling to and from Istanbul.

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