Turkish Airlines launches flights from Doha to Houston with attractive ticket promotion
Today’s inaugural flight adds to growing Middle East network
· 220th destination of Turkish Airlines adds to 98 country network– the largest country-network for an airline
· Only 5,080 QAR for return flights in Economy Class for return (inclusive taxes & surcharges)
· Book by May 26, 2013, for travel up to April 1, 2014
Doha, Qatar; April 1, 2013: Turkish Airlines, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline, has added Houston to its growing Middle East network with flights launching today, the 220th destination of the largest country-network for an airline worldwide.
Houston is Turkish Airlines fifth destination in America and the latest in a series of new routes added to the fast growing international network of 98 countries, all connecting Middle East travellers to more countries than any other airline.
In celebration of the new route Turkish Airlines has launched introductory round trip fares of 5,080 QAR Economy Class from Doha via Istanbul to Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, now frequented by increasing numbers of both tourists and discerning business travellers from the Middle East.
Turkish Airlines will initially operate four flights a week between Istanbul and Houston on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, adding to four existing destinations in America which include Chicago, New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles.
The introductory round trip fares start from 5,080 QAR for economy (including all taxes fees and surcharges). Passengers can book the introductory fare tickets by May 26, 2013, for travel up to April 1, 2014.
To view the flight schedules, please visit www.TurkishAirlines.com, contact the call center at +974 44433027/44433028 or visit any Turkish Airlines sales office.
The airline recently announced its 34th destination in Africa, making the airline the No 1 in Africa with the largest network across various cities in the continent, and is also 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 220 cities around the world, comprised of 36 domestic and 182 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.
About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognised by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, AviancaTaca, Blue1, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAM Airlines, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI, United and US Airways. EVA Air have been announced as future members. Overall, the Star Alliance network offers more than 21,900 daily flights to 1,329 airports in 194 countries.