All smiles at Sabiha Gökçen. Etihad Airways already flies daily to Istanbul Atatürk, but on 1 July it introduced four times weekly services to the city’s second airport. Turkish Airlines will compete directly and indirectly.
- Etihad Airways bolstered its operations to the Turkish capital city this week, with the addition of a four times weekly service to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen (AUH) from its Abu Dhabi (AUH) hub on 1 July. The carrier already flies daily to Istanbul Atatürk. Turkish Airlines will compete directly and indirectly, as it offers a four times weekly service from Sabiha Gökçen, as well as daily flights from Atatürk. The 2,976-kilometre sector will be operated by the airline’s A320 fleet.