Turkish Airlines has launched its direct flights between Istanbul and Zanzibar from today.
Following the addition of Zanzibar, Turkish Airlines will now be flying to 293 destinations worldwide; 50 of which are in Africa. These include the east African city hubs of Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Nairobi, Mogadishu, Djibouti, Asmara, Addis Ababa, Kigali, Entebbe and Zanzibar.
Ahmet Olmuştur, Chief Marketing Officer at Turkish Airlines, said “Turkish Airlines is proud to transport people around the globe to experience new cultures, share ideas and create memories that will stay with them for a lifetime. We are delighted to open the new route to Zanzibar, a truly remarkable destination. We continually seek out opportunities to expand our network and look forward to welcoming our passengers on their way to Zanzibar in the near future.”
Beginning from today Zanzibar flights will be operated 3 times per week as Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays in both directions.
Zanzibar flight times as scheduled from December 13th;
|TK 567||Monday, Wednesday, Saturday||IST||20:30||ZNZ||05:30|
|TK 567||Monday, Wednesday, Saturday||ZNZ||06:25||IST||13:45|
All times are in LMT.
Introductory round trip fares are available from Istanbul to Zanzibar starting at $636 (including taxes and fees).
Additionally, for the operations to Zanzibar –till 12th June 2017-, Miles&Smiles members will be able to earn 25% extra status miles.*
Flight TK567 will also provide a direct link to Istanbul Atatürk Airport, from where passengers will be able to conveniently reach top global destinations including Frankfurt, Muscat, Munchen, Dubai, Paris, London, Milano, Amsterdam, Zurich, Bombay, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Rome, Brussels, Berlin, Vienna, Hamburg, Tel-Aviv, Düsseldorf, and Prague.