Turkish Airlines celebrated the launch of its new service from Bodrum to London Gatwick on 13 June. It will offer twice-weekly flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays on the 2,675-kilometre London link and faces incumbent competition in the form of easyJet, Thomas Cook Airlines and TUI Airways.
- Turkish Airlines introduced two new routes in the last week with flights commencing from Bodrum (BJV) to London Gatwick (LGW) on 13 June and from Istanbul Atatürk (IST) to Moroni (HAH) in the Comoros on 18 June. The 7,298-kilometre Moroni sector will be flown three times per week with A330s and faces no direct competition. The 2,675-kilometre London Gatwick link will operate twice-weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays on the airline’s 737-800 fleet. This is already a competitive sector, with OAG schedules showing that easyJet (six weekly flights), Thomas Cook Airlines (2) and TUI Airways (2) will aslo be operating the airport pair during the week commencing 19 June. See how Bodrum Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.