Turkish Airlines to launch new connections: London to Ankara

Turkish Airlines to launch new connections: London to Ankara

Turkish Airlines will be operating the only direct flight from London Gatwick to Ankara, Turkey, from January 9th.

Flights will depart from London Gatwick and will operate twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Celal Baykal, Turkish Airlines general manager, London, said: We’ve introduced this new Turkish Airlines route in direct response to the rise in passengers looking to travel to this destination."

This is the first time we have operated a direct flight out of London Gatwick to Ankara and see this as part of our continued growth plans.

Flight TK1299 will depart Gatwick at 21:35 on Wednesday and Saturdays, arriving in Ankara at 04:35 the following morning.

Flight TK1300 will depart Ankara a 19:15 on Wednesdays and Saturdays, touching down at Gatwick at 20:35.

Turkish Airlines services five UK airports including London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Manchester.