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     Turkish Airlines starts its operations to the festival city,
Edinburgh, capital of Scotland...

       Three more destinations for Turkish Airlines...

       With existing services to London, Manchester and Birmingham, Turkish
Airlines now adds flights to Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. Istanbul-
Edinburgh flights are scheduled to begin on July 16th, 2012 with introductory fares
from 129 Euros. Flights will operate 4 times per week, on Mondays, Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays.

Istanbul- Edinburgh                           Departure/Arrival
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday           09:10     11:40 (TK1343)
Edinburgh -Istanbul                           Departure/Arrival
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday           12:40     19:00 (TK1344)



       In May, Turkish Airlines will add three destinations to its network, Kigali
(Rwanda) on the 16th of May, and on the 28th Bilbao (Spain) and Leipzig (Germany)
will come online. Initially, Istanbul-Kigali-Entebbe-Istanbul flights will operate 3
days per week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, soon increasing to 4 with
the addition of a Thursday flight.

Flights to Kigali, Bilbao and Leipzig will take place as follows;

Istanbul- Kigali                              Departure/Arrival
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday                   18:35    23:55 (TK606)
Kigali -Entebbe                               Departure/Arrival
Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday                     00:55     02:50 (TK606)
Entebbe-Istanbul                              Departure/Arrival
Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday                     03:50     10:00 (TK606)
Istanbul- Bilbao                              Departure/Arrival
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday           09:40    12:50 (TK1317)
Bilbao -Istanbul                              Departure/Arrival
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday           13:50     18:45 (TK1318)
Istanbul- Leipzig                             Departure/Arrival
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday             11:55     13:50 (TK1337)
Leipzig -Istanbul                             Departure/Arrival
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Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday                     14:45       18:40 (TK1338)




*All times are local.

       Introductory fares between Istanbul and Kigali will be available between the
16th of May and the 16th of June with prices starting from just 349 Euros. To Bilbao
THY will feature fares of just 139 Euros (28th May 2012-6th April 2013, must be issued
before May 6th) and to Leipzig, 99 Euros (28th May-12 July), as special offers.

      To learn more, please visit our website www.turkishairlines.com, contact Call
Centre at +90 212 444 0849 or visit your local travel agency.

Turkish Airlines, Inc
Media Relations

About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of only five airplanes, Star Alliance member, Turkish Airlines is today
a four star airline with a fleet of 179 aircraft (passenger and cargo) flying to 192 cities around the
world, comprised of 40 domestic and 152 international destinations. One of the fastest growing airline
companies, Turkish Airlines has received several “Passengers Choice Awards” from the consumer
ranking group, Skytrax. Based on 2011 results, Turkish Airlines has been chosen as the winner in 3
categories, “Best Airline Europe”, “Best Premium Economy Seats” for its Comfort Class seats and
“Best Airline Southern Europe”. It has also received awards for its catering and holds a coveted 4-star
designation, putting the airline in a small group of top quality carriers. Turkish Airlines was also
given the Skytrax designation of “World’s Best Economy Class On-board Catering” in 2010, and
Skyscanner’s “Best On-board Food 2011”. Long haul Business Class passengers also enjoy the Flying
Chef service on-board.

About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer
worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the
market has been recognised by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market
Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The
member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand,
ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Blue1, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian
Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African
Airways, SWISS, TAM Airlines, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI, United and US Airways.
Avianca-TACA, Copa Airlines, EVA Air and Shenzhen Airlines have been announced as future
members. Overall, the Star Alliance network offers more than 20,500 daily flights to 1,293 airports in
190 countries.

For more information please contact:
Bushra Ismail: 9711099012
Jaya Bamba: 9873942088

				
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