Good news for travellers looking for flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York in the US to Africa. Turkey's flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, will introduce a third daily Istanbul <> New York flight as from May 2012.
Effective from 28 May to 16 September 2012, the summer schedule will include three daily services for this period. The additional flights will be operated with Airbus 330-300 and Boeing 777 aircraft.
Via its main hub in Istanbul, Turkish Airlines is currently offering flights to Nairobi (Kenya,) Entebbe (Uganda), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), as well as to Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa.
Turkish Airlines operates scheduled international flights to 146 international and 41 domestic cities (38 domestic airports), serving a total of 187 airports, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The airline's main base is at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul.