Dublin Airport welcomes Turkish Airlines’ announcement that it will fly a double daily service to Istanbul from March 29 this year.
“We are delighted that Turkish Airlines has decided to go double daily on its Istanbul route,” said Dublin Airport Managing Director, Vincent Harrison.“The airline has gone from strength to strength since it started flying from Dublin to Istanbul almost 10 years ago. This is the third successive year for Turkish Airlines to increase frequency on its Dublin route.
“This increase in frequency by Turkish Airlines will see improved connectivity between the two cities giving both leisure and business passengers increased flexibility for travel onto their extensive network from Istanbul,” Mr. Harrison added.
Making today’s announcement, Turkish Airlines General Manager, Murat Balandi said: “Last year passenger numbers on our Dublin to Istanbul route increased by 21% when compared to 2013.
Istanbul is becoming more popular for long weekend breaks and we have seen great growth in our leisure market to South Africa and Thailand as well as in the corporate market to the Middle East and Far Asia.”
Flights depart Dublin at 11.00am and 16.40 daily arriving Istanbul 17.20 and 23.05 local time respectively. daa will continue to work closely with Turkish Airlines to progress further growth opportunities in 2015.