Turkish Airlines is planning to start thrice a week service on Istanbul-Islamabad-Istanbul route from July 21, 2011, according to information on official website (http://www.turkishairlines.com
) of the airline.
* Istanbul to Islamabad flight TK-710 on every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Flight departure from Istanbul at 7:00PM and arrival in Islamabad at 2:35AM.
* Islamabad to Istanbul flight TK-711 on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Flight departure from Islamabad at 4:35AM and arrival in Istanbul at 8:50AM.
Turkish Airlines continues its expansion in Iraq, with the launch of Najaf and Sulaymaniyah service in July 2011. With the launch of these new destinations, TK operates service to 5 Iraqi cities.
Schedules and Details:
From 05JUL11, the Star member will open Najaf service 3 times a week. However, this flight will be combined with existing service to Basra, which operation becomes Istanbul – Najaf – Basra – Istanbul. Service operates with Boeing 737-800
TK798 IST0310 – 0605NJF0705 – 0750BSR0850 – 1215IST 738 246
From 18JUL11, it’ll launch 4 weekly Istanbul – Sulaymaniyah with Airbus A321 aircraft
TK806 IST2315 – 0145+1ISU 321 x246
TK807 ISU0310 – 0600IST 321 x357
Turkish Airlines has postponed planned launch date on Istanbul Ataturk – Basra route. The new launch date is 27JUN11, instead of 23MAY11
Turkish Airlines starting 09JUL11 will begin service to Afghanistan. The Star Alliance member will be operating Boeing 737-800 aircraft on Istanbul – Kabul route, becoming the First Star member to offer service to the Afghan capital.
TK706 IST2350 – 0605+1KBL 738 367
TK707 KBL0720 – 1135IST 738 147