Turkish Airlines to launch flights to Nakhichevan

THY will fly between Istanbul and Nakhichevan three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Turkish Airlines to launch flights to Nakhichevan

Turkey's national air carrier will launch flights to Nakhichevan on June 17, the company said on Thursday.

The Turkish Airlines (THY) will start operating direct flights from Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport on the Asian side to Nakhichevan on June 17.

THY will fly between Istanbul and Nakhichevan three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Based in Istanbul, Turkish Airlines is one of the fastest growing and prosperous airlines in the world. It carries approximately 25 million passengers a year, with direct flights to 120 international and 37 domestic destinations.

The airline was founded in 1933 with a fleet of five airplanes that carried a total of 28 passengers. The airline made its first domestic flight in 1933 and the first international flight in 1947.

THY posted 387 million Euro of profit in 2009, becoming the top five airline companies following Air China and Ryan Air in the world that recorded the highest profit in 2009.

THY's passengers were up 26 percent when compared with the same period of 2009 and reached 6.2 million.

The airliner carried 4.9 million passengers in the first quarter of 2009. The number of business class and transit passengers in international lines was up 32 and 37 percent respectively in the mentioned period.


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