The carrier now flies to 293 destinations worldwide, 50 of which are in Africa.
These destinations include the East African city hubs of Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Nairobi, Mogadishu, Djibouti, Asmara, Addis Ababa, Kigali, Entebbe and Zanzibar.
Mr. 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.”
The Istanbul-Zanzibar services will operate three times weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays in both directions.