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Gazipasa Airport to Offer “Large Array” of 2012 Flights

We have the latest from Gazipasa airport in Alanya, and while it unfortunately contains no news of direct UK flights, we can tell you that the airport is set to bring online a much wider array of flights in 2012. Our contact, Murat Sen, a spokesperson for airport operators TAV...

Posted on 27 January 2012

Alanya Gazipasa Welcomes first International Flight

The well known if not semi-famous Gazipasa airport welcomed its long awaited first international commercial flight at the end of last month. A Transavia Boeing 737 landed from Holland at around 21:00 on the 27th of April, following 2 triumphant pass-overs. The event was a joyous celebration, with the fire...

Posted on 04 May 2011

Gazipasa Airport Looks Set for International Launch in 2011

"This year it looks like is gonna be the real full force launch and that is with a blast." Those are the words of Murat Sen, a senior member of TAV staff at the Gazipasa airport near Alanya. At present, people wishing to visit Alanya must fly in via Antalya,...

Posted on 10 March 2011

Rumours Gazipasa Airport Closed are False – Spokesperson

We at Spot Blue are happy to report that rumours about the Gazipasa airport being closed again are 100% false. A spokesperson for airport operator TAV told us that the scheduled flights are still running between Gazipasa and Istanbul Sabiha Gocken, although they have been reduced to twice per week...

Posted on 25 November 2010

First Flights in and out of Gazipasa Airport – Tickets Now on Sale

The long awaited and controversial Gazipasa airport at Alanya has finally crossed the finish line of being opened; tickets are now on sale on Borajet.com for daily flights between the airport and Istanbul. The first flights into and out of the airport, as well as the likely future they signal...

Posted on 16 July 2010

More New Flights from UK to Turkey

Turkey’s tourist hotspot Antalya just got even more accessible as Pegasus Airlines launched weekly flights between Antalya and Birmingham earlier this month. This is yet another testament to the massive growth in popularity of Antalya and wider Turkey as a tourist destination, and will also fuel future growth in the...

Posted on 06 May 2010

The Alanya Gazipasa Airport: What’s the Story?

Many of you will have heard that the Gazipasa Airport, the closest airport to the Alanya hotspot, is to welcome its first international flight on the 22nd of May. This will be an important milestone in the history of the airport, which was first built in 2001. The flight will...

Posted on 13 April 2010

Turkey Tourism: 2010 to be the Year of Patara

Patara in Turkey has ranked 4th in the TripAdviser top 5 World Destinations for 2010. Patara is known around the world for its 12 mile-long beach which has been made into a national park. The coastline at Patara has been an important piece of ground since Roman and Lycian times,...

Posted on 23 December 2009

Turkish Property Offering Best Value for Money Brits can Find – added value from weak Lira

The pound is currently surging against the Turkish Lira. It has not gone below 1.45TRY in over a week now. That means that Turkish property is now fluctuating between 9% and 11% cheaper to British buyers than it was in April. Little wonder then that demand for Turkish property is...

Posted on 26 November 2009