Turkish Airlines starts Mosul flights
Istanbul, November 3, 2011
Turkish Airlines will begin service to its sixth Iraqi destination, Mosul, starting today (November 3), flying four times weekly from its Istanbul hub, Ataturk Airport.
This new flight adds the important historical city, Mosul, as a Turkish Airlines’ network city to its other destinations in Iraq - Baghdad, Basra, Arbil, Najaf and Suleymaniah. With this, the airlines will offer more destinations in Iraq than any other airline, a statement from the company said.
With the addition of Mosul flights, Turkish Airlines will fly to 190 destinations, of which 148 are international and 42 domestic.
Roundtrip airfares from Istanbul to Mosul are now on sale with the prices starting from 275 euros or from Mosul to Istanbul starting from $384 including taxes and fees, the statement said.
Turkish Airlines is Europe’s fastest growing carrier and its Istanbul hub is rapidly becoming a key global connecting point for international travelers.
It is a member of Star Alliance, which offers 21,200 daily flights to 1,185 airports in 185 countries, it said. – TradeArabia News Service