A ceremony was organised to celebrate the first scheduled flight of Pobeda arriving at Gazipaşa-Alanya from Moscow Vnukovo. Attending the event was Gazipaşa District Governor Nurullah Kaya; the Gazipaşa, Alanya and Anamur Mayors; Pobeda GM Andrey Kalmykov; and TAV Gazipaşa COO Cengiz Aşıklı. The 188 arriving passengers were welcomed with flowers.
- Pobeda started flights between Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) and Gazipaşa-Alanya (GZP) on 21 April – becoming the airline’s first scheduled operations to Turkey. The LCC will operate three weekly flights until November. The 2,177-kilometre, 737-800-operated sector will face no direct competition. TAV Gazipaşa COO Cengiz Aşıklı stated: “Having been operated by TAV Airports since 2008, Gazipaşa Airport provides significant contribution to the development of the region. We work in collaboration with all our stakeholders, the local authorities in particular, to have the region got the recognition it deserves in terms of tourism potential. We have promoted Gazipaşa and Alanya at all fairs we have attended and all the events we have organised. We are now starting to get the results of these efforts. Alanya region is one of the leading attraction centres for Russian tourists with its natural beauties and cultural values. We are glad that Pobeda, which is amongst the fast growing airlines in Russia, started flights between Gazipaşa and Moscow”. Pobeda GM Andrey Kalmykov said: “We are delighted to expand our network with another exciting destination for our leisure travelers. As Alanya will surely be in high demand amongst Russian tourists, we recommend our customers to take the opportunity, book the lowest fares quickly and spend a memorable holiday on the Turkish Riviera, the paradise of sun lovers. Our friendly crew looks forward to welcoming you on board a with a smile!” See how Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.