Morkporkpor Anku, GNA
Accra, Nov. 8, GNA - Turkish Airlines, which flies to more than 290 destinations around the world via its hub in Istanbul, is to start operating the ultra-modern wide bodied Airbus A330 on the Accra-Istanbul route starting December 1, 2017.
The deployment of the A330 is in response to the growing demand on the route and the desire of the airline to provide the best of travelling experience to passengers.
Mr Ferhat Yerli, General Manager, Turkish Airlines, Ghana told GNA that the airline has grown its capacity by 75 per cent over the last decade.
He said the airline intended to increase that capacity growth from 75 to 85 per cent by December, when it deploys a wide-bodied aircraft, an A330, on the Accra-Istanbul route.
“We are very happy here in Ghana with our operations since 2010 and we are happy with the Ghanaian market," he added.
He said the passengers were happy with our services and operations as well and we keep recording a growth in percentage."
He said first the growth was 60, then 70 then 75 per cent and the airline keep increasing every year and passengers also keep increasing every year.
He explained that the airline has heavily reduced its return-fares from Accra to major destinations.
Passengers can now fly to Washington for US$999; Amsterdam, US$539; Dubai, US$549; London, US$639; and New York, US$999.GNA