Turkey national flag carrier airline, Turkish Airlines, will increase its service between its main base at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul and Entebbe (Uganda) via Kigali (Rwanda). From 27 October 2013 the airline will operate 6 flights per week instead of the current 5 operations per week. A 7th weekly flight will be added from 14 November 2013.
Turkish Airlines operates scheduled services to 40 domestic airports and 200 international airports (including 2 cargo-only destinations) in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. With 238 passenger destinations, the airline is the fourth biggest carrier in the world by number of destinations. Turkish Airlines has been a member of the Star Alliance network since 1 April 2008.