Turkish Airlines Begins Houston-Istanbul Flights
Turkish Airlines announced the start of non-stop flights between Houston, Texas and Istanbul Tuesday. The airline already offers service to Turkey from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.
Flights will depart George Bush Intercontinental Airport four times weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, for Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport. The frequency will increase on July 3 to six times weekly, with the addition of flights on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.
The airline said it will operate the route with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Passengers can connect to over 50 destinations once in Istanbul.
Turkish Airlines, with service to 90 countries worldwide, flies to more countries than any other airline. Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and home to thousands of Turkish residents.