Turkish Airlines to double Istanbul Airport flights

Alaturka Ekonomi Haberleri

By Gokhan Ergocun</p> <p>ISTANBUL (AA) – The national flag carrier Turkish Airlines will double its number of flights from Istanbul Airport soon, the CEO of the airline said on Thursday.</p> <p>&quot;We continue to grow in our new home Istanbul Airport, where we served over 66,000 passengers so far,&quot; Bilal Eksi tweeted.</p> <p>He said that the carrier would add new domestic and international flights from Istanbul Airport to its schedule.</p> <p>Eksi also stated that Istanbul Airport is a source of pride.</p> <p>Istanbul Airport, of which first phase was opened on Oct., 29, has a capacity of 90 million passengers annually.</p> <p>This capacity will raise around 150-200 million passengers by completing its second phase till 2028.