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News from Turkey

Pegasus Airlines Signs Codeshare Agreement with Nile Air

pegasus a320neoTurkey’s leading low-cost airline Pegasus has signed a codeshare agreement with Nile Air, Egypt’s largest private airline. Through the codeshare partnership, Pegasus guests will be able to purchase flights from Pegasus channels for the Nile Air flights between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport and Cairo as of 15 June 2018.

Qatar Airways connects Doha with Turkish resort city of Antalya

antalya konyaaltiThe first Qatar Airways direct non-stop flight from Doha to Antalya. The first flight to Antalya touched down at Antalya Airport today. The flight marks Qatar Airways’ seventh gateway into Turkey, and is the third new Turkish route for the airline in 2018.

World Tourism Leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit

uzakrota istanbul2018After the event on 17 November 2017 at Fairmont Quasar Istanbul in 5 conference rooms with the participation of 1500 tourism professionals, the Uzakrota Travel Summit 2018 preparations, which will be the most effective tourism event of the year 2018, has been started at a great pace.

Hyatt opens a new hotel in Istanbul's upscale neighborhood

Hyatt Hotels announced today the opening of Nish Palas Istanbul as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. The 45-room boutique hotel is located in Nişantaşı, one of Istanbul’s oldest and upscale neighborhoods, and will mark the entry into Turkey for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand.

Nish Palas Terrace Bedroom

Turkish Airlines announced record passenger volume for April 2018

thy plane passengersTurkish Airlines, performed a brilliant year in 2017, maintains this success with the same momentum in 2018 as well. The national flag carrier has now put its signature under the thriving results recorded in April, after announced its successful first quarter results a short while ago.

A new Radisson hotel to open in Istanbul at the end of 2018

radissonblu vadistanbulRadisson Hospitality AB announce the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul. The hotel will increase the group’s portfolio in Turkey to 23 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development. The hotel will open at the end of 2018 within the new upcoming business hub of Vadistanbul, located in the heart of Istanbul.

Jet2.com to fly from Glasgow to Izmir, Turkey

cesme ilicaJet2.com and Jet2holidays have announced further details of its Summer 19 programme, with the launch of two new destinations for the airline from Glasgow Airport - Bourgas (Bulgaria) and Izmir (Turkey).

The 16th Istanbul Biennial in 2019 to be curated by Nicolas Bourriaud

Nicolas BourriaudThe 16th Istanbul Biennial, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding, will take place between 14 September and 10 November 2019. The 16th edition of the Biennial will be curated by French curator, art scholar and writer Nicolas Bourriaud.

Turkish Airlines adds Krasnodar to its flight network

thy KrasnodarTurkish Airlines that flies to the most countries of the world has added Krasnodar to its flight network as the 303rd destination. Other Turkish Airlines destinations in Russia are Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Voronezh, Samara and Ufa.

Turkish Airlines to launch Comoros via Seychelles from Istanbul

thy tailsAfter Mauritius and Madagascar with their all cargo flights, Turkish Airlines opens Moroni in the Comoros from 18 June. The Turkish Company obtained from the Comoros Civil Aviation the necessary authorisation to launch three weekly flights with an Airbus A330 until September.

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