Qatar Airways’ first direct non-stop commercial flight to Antalya Airport touched down on June 13, inaugurating the airline’s newest Turkish destination.
Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is commencing its new daily flight from Muscat to Istanbul, Turkey from an anticipated date of June 01.
Saudi Arabia’s national carrier, SAUDIA, launched four-weekly direct flights from Jeddah to Izmir, Turkey.
Hailed as the first airline to connect the UAE and the Turkish city of Izmir with a direct flight, Air Arabia has announced that it will begin the new service from June 27.
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On the back of increased travel demand, Turkish Airlines has announced multiple new routes linking the Middle East and Germany with key destinations in Turkey, set to be launched throughout the summer.
According to Turkish Airlines, in 2016 there was a significant boost in the number of inbound tourists to Turkey from the GCC region, with a 10.5 percent surge in the number of travellers visiting the country compared to 2015.
Viceroy Hotels has recently expanded its UAE portfolio of lifestyle luxury hotels, bringing a taste of California to Dubai’s hospitality scene with Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai.
Air Arabia has announced Trabzon as the latest addition to its Turkish network, with services set to commence on June 23.
In an attempt to bring back foreign tourism levels to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt began operating four direct flights from Germany in December 2016.