Turkish Airlines adds Colombo, Sri Lanka
219th destination of Turkish Airlines to 98th country worldwide – the largest country-network for an airline
Istanbul, Turkey; March 28, 2013: Turkish Airlines, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline, has added Colombo, Sri Lanka as its 219th destination, connecting now to 98 countries, the largest country-network for any airline in the world.
Turkish Airlines will operate flights from Istanbul to Colombo five times a week, linking Colombo, Sri Lanka's largest city and financial hub, to the worldwide network of Turkish Airlines.
The flights are from Istanbul via the Maldives to Colombo (TK730) and depart every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sundays at 01.10 LMT to reach Colombo at 15.10 LMT.
To view the flight schedules visit www.TurkishAirlines.com, contact the call centre +90 212 444 0849 or visit any Turkish Airlines sales office.
Turkish Airlines recently announced Libreville, Gabon as its 97th
country destination making the airline No 1 in Africa with the largest network across various cities in the Continent, and remains the only airline which provides four-star service quality across all service-classes in Europe.
About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of only five airplanes, Star Alliance member, Turkish Airlines is today a four star airline with a fleet of 211 aircraft (passenger and cargo) flying to 219 cities around the world, comprised of 36 domestic and 183 international destinations. One of the fastest growing airline companies, Turkish Airlines has received several “Passengers Choice Awards” from the consumer ranking group, Skytrax. Based on 2011 and 2012 results, Turkish Airlines has been chosen as the winner of “Best Airline Europe”, “Best Premium Economy Seats” for its Comfort Class seats and “Best Airline Southern Europe”. It has also received awards for its catering and holds a coveted 4-star designation, putting the airline in a small group of top quality carriers. Turkish Airlines was also given the Skytrax designation of “World’s Best Economy Class On-board Catering” in 2010, and Skyscanner’s “Best On-board Food 2011”. Long haul Business Class passengers also enjoy the Flying Chef service on-board.