Turkish Airlines arrives in Australia!

Turkish Airlines arrives in Australia!
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Turkish Airlines touched down in Australia with its inaugural flight on Saturday 2nd March 2024, landing at Melbourne Airport at 8.40pm.

    Travel Weekly was onboard to bring you a first look inside flight TK168.

    Credit: @iamfabreezy for Travel Weekly

    Turkish Airlines will operate a service that runs three times a week between Istanbul, Singapore and Melbourne

    This addition to the airline’s route network represents a significant milestone for Turkish Airlines, with Melbourne becoming its 346th destination and Australia its 130th country.

    Flight TK168 landing at Melbourne Airport last night (Melbourne Aiport)

    Economy fares from Melbourne start from $1,499 return, valid for ticketing until April 15, 2024, for travel from March 15 to May 15 2024. Business fares from Melbourne will start from $7,599 return, for ticketing between until 15th April, for travel from March 1 to May 15.

    Professor Dr. Ahmet Bolat, chairman of the board and the executive committee of Turkish Airlines said the airline is proud to solidify the existing connection between Türkiye and Australia and is excited for passengers to have a travel experience like no other.

    “We invite all Australians to visit and enjoy all of the delights that Türkiye has to offer,” Bolat said.

    “Our country is where ancient history, vibrant culture, breathtaking landscapes, and tantalising cuisine converge to create a destination unlike any other.”

    Featured Image: Melbourne Airport CEO Lorie Argus and Bolat – Melbourne Airport

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