Direct Flights Between Colombo – Turkey Commence

Turkish Airlines today commenced direct flights between Sri Lanka and Istanbul after ten years, Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Private Limited (AASL) said.

Accordingly, four weekly flights will operate between the two countries.
The inaugural direct flight (TK 730) landed at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) at 5.41 a.m. with 261 passengers.
To celebrate this special occasion, the first direct flight was welcomed with a water salute organized by AASL, and the arriving passengers were treated to Sri Lanka Tea Board-sponsored Ceylon tea gift packs, synonymous with the world’s finest tea.

Source: Daily Mirror

October 30th 2023

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