DUBAI: Turkish Airlines, Europe’s Best Airline for the sixth year in a row*, and flying to more countries and international destinations than any other airline, is providing enticing and unique offers from the GCC region to Istanbul and to other connecting cities of Turkey.
The offer includes trips to Istanbul, Turkey’s most populous city as well as a strong cultural and financial hub with an additional option of booking onward journey to any other destination in Turkey at special fares.
This offer is valid until April 16, 2017 for travel between April 1 and June 15, 2017. Passengers will be able to book from a wide variety of discounted tickets, including 16 roundtrip flights from the Gulf region.**
Flights from Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the UAE can be purchased for as low as AED 1,350 and AED 1,860 with an option to purchase onward tickets for just AED 120 which amounts to a total AED 1,470 and AED 1,980 respectively (including taxes and fees).
The offer is extended to various cities of Saudi Arabia where passengers can book their tickets to Istanbul for as low as SAR 1,166 from Dammam, 1,146 from Jeddah, Riyadh and Yanbu, SAR 1,296 from Al-Gassim, and SAR 1,096 from Ta’if. These fares provide the option for passengers to connect their flights to any other cities in Turkey at a nominal fare.
Additionally, passengers from Doha, Qatar and Kuwait City can use the same ‘Add-on’ option to purchase tickets to travel for as less as QAR 1,220 and KWD 75, and to Manama, Bahrain and Muscat, Oman for just BHD 126 and OMR 144 respectively.
Istanbul, Turkey is a city well known for its mosques, bazaars, and Turkish baths keeping visitors happily occupied for an entire trip. The city is also famous for its beautiful architecture and amazing main sights including the Sultanahmet Camii, also known as the Blue Mosque, the Galata Bridge and the Miniaturk Park, which contains tiny artifacts worth seeing.
The Grand Bazaar located in the city also contains thousands of shops to browse, while the Egyptian Bazaar is the most famous covered shopping complex after only the Grand Bazaar and is a fragrant trove of spices and fruit.
While in Istanbul, the main recommendation is to always try the delicious and world renowned traditional Turkish cuisine, consisting of different types of kebabs, and a wide range of flavours that came from the rich Seljuk and Ottoman court cuisines.
|Origin||Destination||Ticket Price||ADD-ON expenses for connecting flights
|Ticket Price with ADD-ON|
|Abu Dhabi, UAE||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||AED 1,350||AED 120||AED 1,470|
|Dubai, UAE||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||AED 2,060||AED 120||AED 2,180|
|Dubai, UAE||Istanbul, Turkey via Sabiha Gökçen International Airport||AED 1,860||AED 120||AED 1,980|
|Dammam, Saudi Arabia||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||SAR 1,051||SAR 115||SAR 1,166|
|Jeddah, Saudi Arabia||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||SAR 1,231||SAR 115||SAR 1,346|
|Jeddah, Saudi Arabia||Istanbul, Turkey via Sabiha Gökçen International Airport||SAR 1,031||SAR 115||SAR 1,146|
|Riyadh, Saudi Arabia||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||SAR 1,530||SAR 115||SAR 1,645|
|Riyadh, Saudi Arabia||Istanbul, Turkey via Sabiha Gökçen International Airport||SAR 1,031||SAR 115||SAR 1,146|
|Yanbu, Saudi Arabia||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||SAR 1,031||SAR 115||SAR 1,146|
|Ta’if, Saudi Arabia||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||SAR 981||SAR 115||SAR 1,096|
|Al Gassim, Saudi Arabia||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||SAR 1,181||SAR 115||SAR 1,296|
Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport
|Kuwait City, Kuwait||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||KWD 75||KWD 10||KWD 85|
|Kuwait City, Kuwait||Istanbul, Turkey via Sabiha Gökçen International Airport||KWD 65||KWD 10||KWD 75|
|Manama, Bahrain||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||BHD 114||BHD 12||BHD 126|
|Muscat, Oman||Istanbul, Turkey via Istanbul Atatürk Airport||OMR 132||OMR 12||OMR 144|
All times are in LMT.
- All flights include taxes