Posted on 15 December 2008
Turkish Airlines start their new direct Birmingham to Istanbul service today, December 15th. Flights will operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sundays. Prices start from £174.00 including taxes. Passengers can take excellent connections from Birmingham to 33 domestic and 108 international destinations with Turkish Airlines.
Turkish Airlines UK flights already included flights from London Heathrow, London Stanstead and Manchester. The addition of the Birmingham route caters for the increasing demand for flights to Turkey from the UK. Turkish Airlines Istanbul flights from Manchester airport have recently increased to 10 daily flights a week..
Another route that has seen an increase in passenger numbers is the Turkish Airlines Dubai to Istanbul flight. With routes from Dubai to Istanbul with Emirates Airlines recently rising to 11 a week, it appears Turkey has never been a more popular destination for travellers across the world. Indeed, the Dubai to Istanbul route with Emirates Airlines is the operators most lucrative route among European destinations with a 87 percent occupancy rate.