Turkish Airlines to Expand Istanbul ‘Stopover’ Program

By Jesse Sokolow on 13 June 2017
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DSC_0467Turkish Airlines announced that it will be extending its “Stopover” service in Istanbul to passengers traveling from four additional countries. Previously, the service was only available to passengers traveling from Pakistan through Istanbul.

The service is now available to those flying from Kazakhstan, Australia, Russia, and Belarus, with final destinations in the North America, Central America, Europe, South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Turkish Airlines’ “Stopover” service offers eligible passengers who have over 20 hours of connection time in Istanbul an accommodations voucher, which allows economy-class travelers a one-night stay at a four-star hotel, and affords business-class passengers two nights at a five-star hotel. Travelers have the option of staying in either the Sultanahmet or Taksim neighborhoods of Istanbul.

The service is offered specifically to those traveling from Kazakhstan to the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Cuba, the 26 states in Europe’s Schengen areaArab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Durban, Johannesburg, and Cap Town, South Africa; from Australia to Europe, the Balkans region, and Turkey; from Russia to the United States, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Cuba, and Asia; from Belarus to Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa; and from Pakistan to the United States, Canada, the 26 states in Europe’s Schengen area, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and, valid only for Hajj and Umrah passengers, Saudi Arabia.

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