Turkish Airlines Goes Double Daily on Dublin-Istanbul

Turkish Airlines Goes Double Daily on Dublin-Istanbul

Dublin Airport  has welcomed Turkish Airlines’ new double daily service to Istanbul.

Vincent Harrison,daa and Murat Balandi  on  windswept  tarmac at Dublin Airport.

Vincent Harrison, daa, and Murat Balandi, Turkish Airlines, on a windswept tarmac at Dublin Airport


“Turkish Airlines has gone from strength to strength since it started its Dublin-Istanbul route almost 10 years ago and this is the third successive year for the airline to increase frequency on this route,” said Vincent Harrison, Managing Director, Dublin Airport.

“The extra service gives business and leisure passengers increased flexibility and choice. Passengers also have the option to connect to some 267 destinations worldwide with Turkish Airlines from Istanbul.”

Vincent Harrison ,daa  and  Murat balandi, Turkish Airlines meet the flight crew of  the first double flight to Istanbul.

Vincent Harrison, daa, and Murat Balandi, Turkish Airlines, meet the flight crew of the first double daily flight to Istanbul

Murat Balandi, General Manager Ireland, Turkish Airlines, said: “The Irish market is very important to us and moving to a double daily service is testament to that.

“Istanbul is a very popular destination for long weekend breaks and we have seen great growth in our leisure market to South Africa and Thailand, as well as in the corporate market to the Middle East and Far Asia.”

Ann Marie Dalton and Murat Balandi ,Turkish Airlines  greet passengers Marie O'Reagan,Aine O'Malley  and Annette Meany  from Limerick with  Daragh Hanratty and John Hurley both with the daa.

Ann Marie Dalton and Murat Balandi, Turkish Airlines, greet passengers Marie Reagan, Aine O’Malley and Annette Meany from Limerick, with Daragh Hanratty and John Hurley, daa

Flights depart Dublin at 11.00 and 16.40 daily, arriving Istanbul at 17.20 and 23.05 respectively.

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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