Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Phuket flights
Turkish Airlines has launched direct flights from Istanbul to the Thai island of Phuket, the carrierā??s 300th destination, the airline said on July 18.
Flying to more countries and also international destinations than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines has started to operate four weekly flights to Phuket as from 17th July.
The inaugural flight from Istanbul landed at 8.55am in the Phuket International Airport (HKT) and was welcomed by the customary water cannon salutes in a formal ceremony.
Flight No. Days Departure Arrival
TK 172 Monday, Thursday, IST 14:30 HKT 04:00+1
TK 173 Monday, Tuesday, HKT 05:30 IST 12:00
With Turkish Airlines scheduled flight to Phuket; Turkish Cargo has also launched its scheduled freighter flights to the island,
Turkish Airlines has 333 aircraft and flies to 251 international and 49 domestic destinations. It was named Europe's Best Airline for the sixth time in last year's World Airline Survey by Skytrax.