Turkish Airlines launches Zanzibar flight
Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce patrons Turkish Airlines have launched direct flights between Istanbul and Zanzibar for the first time - taking their number of flight destinations to 293.
Fifty of the airline’s 293 destinations are in Africa. These include the east African city hubs of Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Nairobi, Mogadishu, Djibouti, Asmara, Addis Ababa, Kigali, Entebbe and Zanzibar.
Mr. Ahmet Olmuştur, chief marketing officer at Turkish Airlines, said: “Turkish Airlines is proud to transport people around the globe to experience new cultures, share ideas and create memories that will stay with them for a lifetime.
“We are delighted to launch the new route to Zanzibar, a truly remarkable destination. We continually seek out opportunities to expand our network and look forward to welcoming our passengers on their way to Zanzibar, in the near future.”
Zanzibar flights will operate three times per week, departing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, in both directions.
In addition, Miles&Smiles members will be able to earn 25 per cent extra status miles when flying to Zanzibar, until the 12 June 2017.
Flight TK567 will also provide a direct link to Istanbul Atatürk Airport, where passengers are able to reach other top global destinations conveniently including Frankfurt, Muscat, Munchen, Dubai, Paris, London, Milano, Amsterdam, Zurich, Bombay, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Rome, Brussels, Berlin, Vienna, Hamburg, Tel-Aviv, Düsseldorf and Prague.