Air, Freight News

Istanbul new airport to open end-October

[ September 7, 2018   //   ]

Istanbul New Airport will open for passenger flights on 31 October, with the existing gateway, Atatürk closing on the same day. A flight by flag carrier Turkish Airlines to Ankara at 2pm will be followed by the first overseas flights to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Azerbaijan.

Meanwhile, Turkish Airlines will deploy 800 trucks to transfer all its equipment and facilities from Atatürk while familiarisation training for airline employees, ground services and others will start on September 28.