Turkish Airlines launches additional Eid flights from Saudi Arabia

Turkish Airlines launches additional Eid flights from Saudi Arabia

Turkish Airlines, has announced additional flights from Riyadh and Jeddah in response to increased demand from the Kingdom to Istanbul for Eid holidays following the Holy month of Ramadan.

Building on the growth achieved by Turkish Airlines in terms of passenger traffic from Saudi Arabia - which grew 71 per cent in the first 6 months of this year compared to the same period in 2011 - the airline has announced three additional flights from both Riyadh and Jeddah for Eid holidays to meet overwhelming demand for travel to Istanbul and beyond destinations.

The three additional flights from Riyadh will depart on Friday 9 August 2013 at 01:15, Sunday 11 August 2013 at 09:30 and Tuesday 13 August 2013 at 01:15. Additional flights from Jeddah will depart on Saturday 10 August at 04:50, Monday 12 August 2013 at 07:00 and Tuesday 13 August 2013 at 04.45.

These new flights add to the existing 66 weekly flights from Saudi Arabia, connecting passengers to more countries than any other airline, with 237 cities across 103 countries.