Turkish Airlines announced its 15th destination in the Americas – Atlanta – with the inaugural flight to the airline’s 9th US destination scheduled for May 16.
Turkish Airlines has added a daily flight to Atlanta, joining Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Panama, Bogota, Toronto, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Boston, Montreal, San Francisco, and Miami as the carrier’s 15th destination in the Americas.
With Atlanta being the ninth U.S. gateway for Turkish Airlines, momentum continues for the carrier as it expands its presence in the U.S. offering 70 flights per week and providing one-stop connections to 289 destinations and 115 countries through its Istanbul hub.
“Turkish Airlines has become one of the world’s premier airlines, constantly adding to its network and making significant strategic investments that continually enhance its range and product offer,” said Ahmet Olmustur, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Turkish Airlines.
“This significant launch reinforces Turkish Airlines as a global leader in aviation with an internationally known brand helping passengers widen their world. The addition of the Atlanta gateway means that we will now be connecting business and leisure travelers through our Istanbul hub more efficiently and to more destinations than any other airline via one-stop connection through the world’s most traveled airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport.” he concluded.
“We are pleased to welcome Turkish Airlines as the newest carrier to Atlanta, solidifying the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport not only as the world’s busiest airport, but also the gateway to the World.” said Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. “The new route will open a wide range of business and tourism opportunities to a vast array of global destinations served by the leading carrier who enables the passengers to reach more countries than any other airline and further advance Atlanta’s tourism industry.”