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Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul – Mexico City – Cancun flights


Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline, expands its flight network with a new route from Istanbul to Mexico City, the second biggest city of Latin America and capital of Mexico along with Cancún, one of the favorite holiday centers of Central America.

The flights to Mexico City and Cancún, the 18th and 19th destinations of Turkish Airlines in the Americas, will be operated three days a week on Istanbul-Mexico City-Cancún route starting from August 21, 2019. With these flights, Turkish Airlines adds Mexico, the biggest country of Central America, to its flight network, thus offering a connectivity opportunity to a greater area from Istanbul Airport.

During the press conference held in Mexico City International Airport for the Mexico City and Cancún inaugural flights, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee M. İlker Aycı, said; “We continue to expand the borders of our flight network within the framework of our growth strategy. Following Bali, we are happy to be able to connect these two important cities of the Americas to 125 countries around the world. From this day forth, our guests traveling to Mexico City and Cancún will be able to fly with the comfort of Turkish Airlines. We believe our new flights will strengthen the ties between Turkey and Mexico in every way.”

TK181 21.08.2019 Wednesday, Friday, Sunday IST 20:55 MEX 04:10 (+1)
TK181 22.08.2019 Monday, Thursday, Saturday MEX 05:30 CUN 07:50
TK181 22.08.2019 Monday, Thursday, Saturday CUN 09:20 IST 05:25 (+1)

*All times are in LMT.

Mexico City, crossroads of history and trade;

Once homeland of Mayans and Aztecs, Mexico City carries the signs of the first civilizations of Americas dating back as far as 2000s BC. It is also a city of commerce as one of the important trade centers of the Americas. Featuring over 150 museums, second only to Paris in terms of their sheer number, Mexico City’s cultural heritage draws tourists from all over the globe. The ancient city of Teotihuacan and its pyramids are the other touristic options to discover near Mexico City. The city manages to meet all expectations with its colonial architecture, tasty Mexican cuisine, beautiful squares, and numerous fun activities.

Four million tourists choose Cancún every year

With fishing and agriculture as the main sources of income during the Mayan period, the city of Cancún boasted numerous important developments in astrology, physics, and math and it is now one of the most important tourism centers of Central America. Contributing significantly to the economy of Mexico with its tourism income, the city hosts approximately 4 million tourists every year with its over 150 hotels. Apart from swimming, diving, and other fun activities, its history, cuisine and Underwater Museum makes it an ideal place for those who want an unforgettable holiday.

Just in line with the news, travelers would like to read our latest hotel openings news for Cancun and neighboring towns:

New Hotels in Cancun, new hotels in Riviera Mayanew hotels in Tulum, Cozumel, and Isla Holbox. All these hotels are located in Quintana Roo, the Mexican state on the Caribbean side of the Yucatán Peninsula. The state is the home of the city of Cancún, the islands of Cozumel and Isla Mujeres, and the towns of Bacalar, Playa del Carmen, and Akumal.

The ancient Maya ruins of Chacchoben, Cobá, Kohunlich, Muyil, Tulum, Xel-Há, and Xcaret are also here.

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