Turkish Airlines launches direct flight to Zanzibar

Turkish Airlines launches direct flight to Zanzibar

Turkish Airlines on Tuesday, December expanded its presence in Africa by launching direct flights between Istanbul and Zanzibar. This means the airline will now be flying to 293 destinations across the globe, 50 of those destinations being in Africa.

Turkish Airlines already flies to East African hubs of Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar as well as Mogadishu, Djibouti, Asmara, Addis Ababa, Kigali and Entebbe.

Flight TK567 will have a direct link to Istanbul Atatürk Airport, from where passengers will be able to access major global cities Frankfurt, Muscat, Munchen, Dubai, Paris, London, Milano, Amsterdam, Zurich, Bombay, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Rome, Brussels, Berlin, Vienna, Hamburg, Tel-Aviv, Düsseldorf, and Prague among others.

“We’re delighted to open the new route to Zanzibar, a truly remarkable destination. We continually seek out opportunities to expand our network and look forward to welcoming passengers on their way to Zanzibar in the near future,” said Ahmet Olmuştur, the Turkish Airlines Chief Marketing Officer.

The new launch means Turkish Airlines will from today start Zanzibar flights operating three times each week; on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, in both directions.

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