Turkish Airlines has begun operating scheduled flights to Sharjah, the company’s 307th destination and the third of its network to the United Arab Emirates, after Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
«With the Istanbul airport, a new stage for aviation and tourism has begun, and our new base of operations gives us an unparalleled advantage to further accelerate the expansion of our network,» said Marketing Director of Turkish Airlines. Ahmet Olmustur, in a statement.
Sharjah is a coastal destination considered the third largest and most populated of the United Arab Emirates and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, according to the airline.
On April 15, the airline began its nonstop route between the Istanbul airport and the Moroccan city of Marrakech, the first one inaugurated in its new hub at the new airport of the Turkish capital, which aspires to be «the greatest in the world. «