Turkey's AnadoluJet to launch flights to London

AnadoluJet will begin operating flights from the Turkish capital of Ankara to the British capital of London on January 28.

Turkey's AnadoluJet to launch flights to London

The subsidiary company of Turkey's national air carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) will launch direct flights to London, Britain on Friday, a THY statement said on Tuesday.

AnadoluJet will begin operating flights from the Turkish capital of Ankara to the British capital of London on January 28.

Flights between Ankara and London will be on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. An AnadoluJet airliner will take off from Ankara at 10:15 a.m. local time and leave London at 2 p.m. local time.

AnadoluJet was founded on April 23, 2008 by Turkish Airlines as a separate brand. The number of passengers carried by the Ankara-based airline has increased by 65
percent, and the occupancy rate has reached 85 percent. It reached 3 million passengers as of end-2009.

The company started operations with five airplanes, growing to a fleet of seven airplanes before the end of its first year, and currently serves 36 destinations.

Its first international destination was the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). Other international flights of the company are to the German cities of Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and Cologne; Austrian capital of Vienna; Belgium capital of Brussels; Dutch capital of Amsterdam; Iranian capital of Tehran; Danish capital of Copenhagen; Swedish capital of Stockholm; Russian capital of Moscow; Syrian capital of Damascus; and autonomous republic of Nakhichevan.


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