Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most sustainable airline globally*, announced this week the start of its direct flights to Istanbul, Antalya and Dalaman. The routes will commence as of March 2023 connecting Türkiye with Hungary, Romania, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Tickets are already available on the Wizz Air’s website and via the WIZZ app from as low as EUR 24.99.
Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy said the country aims to attract 60 million foreign visitors next year and expects the sector to bring in $56 billion in revenue.
Aeroflot opens direct regular flights from Saint Petersburg to Istanbul and Antalya on Boeing 737-800. Flights to Istanbul will operate from 16 December, flights to Antalya will begin on 17 December, on the following schedule
Antalya has seen more than 10 million foreign tourists landing at its airport so far this year as Türkiye’s famed Mediterranean resort city enjoys its most buoyant summer since the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Turkey is one of the tourism success stories of the millennium as visitor figures continue to climb and global airlines launch new routes into the destination. Breaking Travel News catches up with Cumhur Özen, general manager of Antalya’s stunning Mardan Palace, to discuss Turkey’s growing tourism sector.
Turkey is one of the tourism success stories of the millennium. In the first four months of this year alone, tourist numbers rose 21 percent from the comparable period of 2010. Fuelling the growth is the country’s tourism jewel of Antalya, and its incredible beaches, hotels, history and climate.