Turkish Airlines increases the frequencies to its U.S. gateways

Turkish Airlines (Istanbul) will increase nonstop trans-Atlantic flights to Istanbul from three of its U.S. gateways – New York, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.

Nonstop flights between New York’s JFK International Airport and Istanbul Atatürk Airport increased to 14 flights from 11 per week effective March 25, 2012, peaking at 21 flights per week during the busy summer travel season between May 28, 2012 and September 16, 2012 on Boeing 777-300 ER and Airbus 330 aircraft. Additionally, effective March 26, 2012, Los Angeles International Airport now offer daily nonstop flights to the Istanbul hub and from Washington DC’s Dulles International Airport flights will also increase to daily service as of March 31, 2012.

As previously reported, Turkish Airlines on March 6 launched service to Mogadishu, Somalia, operating twice-weekly flights via Khartoum. Flights depart on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Atatürk Airport and return from Mogadishu on Wednesdays and Fridays.

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