Flagship airline of the Republic of Turkey “Turkish Airlines” will carry passengers of “Kurumoch” International Airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding) on the route Samara-Istanbul. The first flight is planned for April 11, 2017. Further on there will be three direct regular flights a week. Departure from Istanbul - on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 20.30, from Samara- on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 02.05 (local time). Detailed information about tariffs and carriage terms is available on the official web-site www.turkishairlines.com.
“We are glad to welcome the new regular carrier in the airport of Samara. This airline has many times been recognized as the best in Europe. No doubt, passengers of “Kurumoch” international airport will duly appreciate not only the service onboard, but also the extensive route network of “Turkish Airlines”, as well as the possibilities provided by the airport of Istanbul for flights all over the world”, says Konstantin Bylinin, executive director of “Kurumoch” international airport” JSC.
“Turkish Airlines” was established in 1933, and at that time it had the fleet of five planes. Today the airline has the 4-star status and is the member of “Star Alliance”, and its fleet consists of 335 planes (passenger and cargo planes). The route network includes 296 destinations all over the world, of them 247 international and 49 domestic. In 2016 “Turkish Airlines” for the sixth time in a row was recognized by “Skytrax” as the “Best airline of Europe” and for the eighth time in a row as the “Best airline of the Southern Eupore”. In 2010 it came first in the category “Best economy class catering”, in 2013 and in 2014 – in the category “Best business class catering”. In 2016 it got the awards from “Skytrax” for the “Best business