Route of the Week:
Turkish Airlines’ Turin to Istanbul
Celebrating Turkish Airlines’ new Turin route, the Italian city’s mayor Piero Fassino was given a Turkish Airlines aircraft model by the Turkish consul general to Milan, Nihal Gevik. Watching the ceremony were the airline’s SVP marketing and sales Sezgin Saglam and SAGAT Turin Airport’s CEO Fausto Palombelli.
- Turkish Airlines on 2 August began serving its seventh destination in Italy from its hub at Istanbul Atatürk (IST). Three times weekly, on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, the Star Alliance airline now flies to Turin (TRN) in the northwest of the country. This summer alone, Turkish Airlines has already launched flights to both Genoa and Naples in Italy, indicating the country market as a strategic focus of the airline. 124-seat A319 aircraft are used on the 1,780-kilometre route.