Turkish Airlines adds country 120

Turkish Airlines starts flights to Conakry

Turkish Airlines started flights to Conakry on 30 January. The capital of Guinea joins a widening destination portfolio in West Africa that includes Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Bamako, Cotonou, Dakar, Douala, N’Djamena, Niamey, Ouagadougou and Yaounde.

  • Turkish Airlines has added its 296th destination and its 120th country to its ever-expanding network by launching services to Conakry (CKY) in Guinea. The capital of Guinea becomes the national flag carrier’s 51st destination in Africa served from its Istanbul Atatürk (IST) base, further cementing its position as the carrier with largest network on the continent. The twice-weekly (Mondays and Thursdays) service, which should have started in January 2015 but began on 30 January this year, is flown via Ouagadougou by the airline’s 737-900 fleet and faces no direct competition. Commenting on the launch Ahmet Olmuştur, Chief Marketing Officer of Turkish Airlines said: “Our entry into the Conakry route is a testimony of our faith in the Guinean people and economy. This milestone strengthens the position of our airline as the one that flies to more countries than any other carrier globally.”

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