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Air Serbia re-launches Istanbul-Belgrade flights on December 11

Air Serbia re-launches Istanbul-Belgrade flights on December 11

Air Serbia will operate flights to Istanbul-Belgrade three times a week in the initial phase and increase the frequency ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches flights from Istanbul to Rovaniemi, Finland

Turkish Airlines launches flights from Istanbul to Rovaniemi, Finland

Turkish Airlines announced Rovaniemi as its second destination in Finland following Helsinki. Starting on 5 December 2019, Rovaniemi flights ... Read More

IATA: Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines signs up to ‘25by2025’ pledge

IATA: Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines signs up to ‘25by2025’ pledge

In line with Pegasus Airlines’ ongoing efforts to promote gender equality in business and the aviation sector, Pegasus has ... Read More

Russian and German Tourists continue to love Antalya

Russian and German Tourists continue to love Antalya

Antalya, Turkey has smashed tourist records this year, hosting over 15 million so far. According to official figures by ... Read More

Turkish tour operator buys Thomas Cook’s German assets

Turkish tour operator buys Thomas Cook’s German assets

A trustee governing the Thomas Cook bankruptcy process announced in a statement that Turkish travel agency Anex Tour purchased ... Read More

Turkish Airlines jet with 134 people on board crash lands at Odessa airport

Turkish Airlines jet with 134 people on board crash lands at Odessa airport

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet with TC-JGZ tail number, flying from Istanbul, Turkey to Odessa, Ukraine, rolled ... Read More

Turkish Airlines: Record load factor in October 2019

Turkish Airlines: Record load factor in October 2019

Turkish Airlines, which has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for October 2019, recorded 83.3% load factor ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches flight to Xi’an, China

Turkish Airlines launches flight to Xi’an, China

Beginning its flights to China back in 1999 with Beijing destination, Turkish Airlines is connecting Xi’an to its flight ... Read More

Thirteen people wounded in Istanbul terror bus attack

Thirteen people wounded in Istanbul terror bus attack

A man who rammed a bus into a crowded bus stop in Istanbul and stabbed several people who tried ... Read More

Rome celebrates Turkey through gastronomy

Rome celebrates Turkey through gastronomy

The recent celebration in Rome of the National Day of the Republic of Turkey was done in close collaboration ... Read More

China’s Hainan resorts lure Russian tourists with ‘all-inclusive’ offers

China’s Hainan resorts lure Russian tourists with ‘all-inclusive’ offers

The resort city of Sanya on the southern end of China’s Hainan Island, plans to compete with Turkey in ... Read More

UK Travel Warnings on Spain, France, Turkey and USA

UK Travel Warnings on Spain, France, Turkey and USA

Governments have a responsibility to keep their citizens informed about possible challenges and dangers when abroad . The United ... Read More

Turkish Airlines: Business is booming with 82.9% load factor

Turkish Airlines: Business is booming with 82.9% load factor

Turkish Airlines, which has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for September 2019, recorded 82.9% load factor ... Read More

Iran’s cultural tourism comes to Turkey with Ankara exhibition

Iran’s cultural tourism comes to Turkey with Ankara exhibition

Iranian handicrafts, cultural and artistic products including engravings and miniatures, as well as pictures of cultural, historical, and tourist ... Read More

Turkish Airlines Istanbul flight returns to Moscow when drunk passenger becomes disorderly

Turkish Airlines Istanbul flight returns to Moscow when drunk passenger becomes disorderly

Turkish Airlines flight from Moscow to Istanbul had to return to Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport because of a rowdy ... Read More

‘Big panic’: Strong earthquake strikes Istanbul

‘Big panic’: Strong earthquake strikes Istanbul

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 rocked in Istanbul, Turkey today, sending school children and residents into the streets and ... Read More

Pegasus Airlines named ‘National Winner’ in 2019 European Business Awards

Pegasus Airlines named ‘National Winner’ in 2019 European Business Awards

Pegasus Airlines has been named ‘National Winner’ in the 2019 European Business Awards, one of the world’s largest and ... Read More

Russia’s newest Irkut MC-21-300 jet makes first international flight to Turkey

Russia’s newest Irkut MC-21-300 jet makes first international flight to Turkey

The latest Russian passenger jet, the Irkut MC-21-300, has made its first international flight to Turkey, the aircraft producer ... Read More

12-year-old Russian tourist dies after being sucked into Turkish hotel pool pump

12-year-old Russian tourist dies after being sucked into Turkish hotel pool pump

12-year-old tourist from St. Petersburg, Russia, who was injured in a hotel pool in the Turkish city of Bodrum ... Read More

ANEX Tour is entering into cruise business by acquiring Saga Sapphire

ANEX Tour is entering into cruise business by acquiring Saga Sapphire

ANEX Tour, one of the tour operators in central and eastern Europe is entering into cruise business by acquiring ... Read More

Erdogan threatens to ‘rethink’ Turkey’s Boeing orders over US sanctions

Erdogan threatens to ‘rethink’ Turkey’s Boeing orders over US sanctions

As US-Turkey relations deteriorate further over arms deals, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a thinly-veiled threat that ... Read More

Rising demand for Turkey tourism: Pegasus Airlines partners with Expedia Partner Solutions

Rising demand for Turkey tourism: Pegasus Airlines partners with Expedia Partner Solutions

Low-cost Turkish carrier Pegasus Airlines is joining forces with Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS), the B2B brand of Expedia Group, ... Read More

Marriott’s The Luxury Collection debuts in Çeşme, Turkey

Marriott’s The Luxury Collection debuts in Çeşme, Turkey

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International Inc., today announced the opening of Reges, a Luxury Collection Resort & ... Read More

Why Istanbul is expected to be Europe’s city tourism?

Why Istanbul is expected to be Europe’s city tourism?

A study was undertaken for European Cities Marketing (ECM) , which analyses over 17 million flight booking transactions a ... Read More

‘Premeditated execution’: Saudi Arabia responsible for Khashoggi’s murder, says UN investigator

‘Premeditated execution’: Saudi Arabia responsible for Khashoggi’s murder, says UN investigator

A UN investigator said on Wednesday that Riyadh bears responsibility for the barbaric killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi ... Read More

How to buy a Turkish Passport? Citizenship tourism trends with a Chinese twist

How to buy a Turkish Passport? Citizenship tourism trends with a Chinese twist

Buying Turkish Citizenship is the latest trend in citizen tourism specifically for Chinese. Citizenship tourism has become big business ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights from Istanbul to Strasbourg

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights from Istanbul to Strasbourg

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, has launched direct flights again to ... Read More

Turkish Airlines wants to increase tourism to Palestine

Turkish Airlines wants to increase tourism to Palestine

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has increasingly encouraged Muslims to visit Jerusalem, particularly in light of the US moving ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Izmir landed today at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the addition of ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to ... Read More

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will fly direct from Ras Al Khaimah International airport from October 28, 2019, ... Read More

Airbus to attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019

Airbus to attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019

Airbus will attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019, 14th International Defense Industry Fair, held at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center in ... Read More

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

Starting on April 15, Istanbul – Marrakech – Istanbul direct flights will be commenced five days of a week ... Read More

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

The biggest logistical operation in the world aviation history was held between 5 and 6 April 2019. In a ... Read More

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

The Great Move to Istanbul Airport concluded. A proud city, a proud country and a proud airline are celebrating ... Read More