IST-DEN

Turkish Airlines introduced flights between Istanbul IST and Denver on Tuesday 11 June. The 9,865-kilometre service will be operated 3-weekly, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, primarily with the A350-900 aircraft, although the carrier will utilise the 777-300ER on some flights. A fourth weekly rotation will be added from 14 July, on Sundays. The Star Alliance […]

June 18, 2024 | Latest Route News +

MPL-IST

Transavia France on Friday 5 April inaugurated operations between Montpellier and Istanbul IST, becoming the French airport’s furthermost destination. The 2,045-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly, on Mondays and Fridays, with the 737-800 aircraft. Transavia France faces no competition between the two cities. What they said Nicolas Henin, Chief Commercial Officer at Transavia France, said: […]

April 18, 2024 | Latest Route News +

SAW-SPX

Pegasus Airlines launched flights between Istanbul SAW and Cairo SPX on Friday 15 March. The 1,205-kilometre route will be maintained 5-weekly, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The LCC competes directly against 5-weekly rotations by Turkish Airlines’ lower cost unit AnadoluJet, which is in the process of rebranding into AJet. What they said Serhat […]

March 20, 2024 | Latest Route News +

IST-MEL

Turkish Airlines inaugurated flights between Istanbul IST and Melbourne via Singapore on Friday 1 March, marking a historic feat for the carrier as it entered the Australian market and commenced services to its sixth continent. The route will be maintained 3-weekly, departing Istanbul IST on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and continuing its journey from Singapore […]

March 5, 2024 | Latest Route News +

KUL-SAW

Batik Air Malaysia commenced flights between Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul SAW on Friday 9 February. At 8,335-kilometres, it is the carrier’s longest route, operated 4-weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays with the 377-seat A330-300 aircraft. Although it does not face any direct competition, Turkish Airlines maintains 2-daily flights between Istanbul IST and Kuala Lumpur. […]

February 20, 2024 | Latest Route News +

SAW-ZA

Pegasus Airlines inaugurated flights between Istanbul SAW and Zagreb on Thursday 18 January, marking the airline’s entry onto the Croatian market. The 1,200-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays, with the A320neo aircraft. The LCC faces no direct competition on the route, although Turkish Airlines maintains a 2-daily service between Istanbul IST […]

January 22, 2024 | Latest Route News +

PEK-IST

Air China inaugurated flights between Beijing PEK and Istanbul IST on Friday 29 December. The 7,080-kilometre service will be maintained 3-weekly, on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, with the 237-seat A330-200 aircraft. The carrier will complement daily flights by its Star Alliance partner Turkish Airlines on the route. Air China becomes the 100thcarrier to serve Istanbul […]

January 3, 2024 | Latest Route News +

2023 air service one

Europe’s big three (U)LCCs – easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air – continued to evolve their networks in 2023. In this analysis of Cirium schedules data Air Service One reveals which airports these carriers chose to serve for the first time this year, which airports have seen a resumption of services and identifies those airports that […]

IST-DTW

Turkish Airlines introduced flights between Istanbul IST and Detroit on Wednesday 15 November. The 8,525-kilometre service will be maintained 3-weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays with the 787-9 aircraft. It will increase to 4-weekly from 25 December, adding Saturdays to the schedule. The carrier faces no competition on the route. Flight TK205 departs Istanbul IST […]

November 23, 2023 | Latest Route News +