Turkish Airlines adds 60th destination in Africa
Turkish Airlines started its operations to Malabo on 7 February 2020, making the capital of Equatorial Guinea its 319th destination. As the carrier's 60th African destination, the thrice weekly flights to Malabo will be operated on the Istanbul – Port Harcourt, Nigeria – Malabo – Istanbul route with B737-900. Apart from being an oil-rich city, Malabo is the second-largest city of the country.
İlker Aycı, Turkish Airlines chairman of the board and the executive committee: "A new era has begun in Turkish aviation and the tourism sector with the Istanbul Airport. Our new and improved operation hub offers us an unparalleled performance advantage when it comes to extending our flight network. We firmly believe that our new route will further enhance the relations between Turkey and Equatorial Guinea in all areas." (ah)