Turkish Airlines has just added flights to Havana and Caracas as its 16th and 17th destinations in the Americas.
Havana and Caracas flights are addition to existing services to Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Bogota, Panama, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Boston, San Francisco, Miami and Atlanta.
The inaugural flight from Istanbul got water cannon salute in both airports with a ceremony graced by Mr. Mehmet Buyukeksi, Member of the Board of Turkish Airlines and the senior bureaucrats both from Republic of Cuba and Republic of Venezuela, in the presence of diplomatic, protocol and media representatives as well as Turkish Airlines’ officials.
Mr. Buyukeksi said:
“Our flag carrier assumes Havana and Caracas are essential points in its Latin Americaexpansion and places itself at the forefront to shorten the distances between desiring travelers who will arrive with all kinds of expectations to the biggest Island in the Antilles. The opening of our Havana and Caracas gateways also means that we will now be able to deliver our award-winning services that will make the international travel easier and more convenient for both business and leisure travelers in this area.”
Havana and Caracas flights will be operated 3 times per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays in both directions.