On January 30 Turkish Airlines launched its first flight between Istanbul and Conakry and expanded its network to 51 destinations on the continent where it is has the largest coverage number of destinations among all carriers.
Conakry joins a widening destination portfolio in West Africa that include city–hubs of Accra, Abuja, Bamako, Dakar, Abidjan, Cotonou, Douala, Yaounde, N’Djamena, Ougadougou and Niamey.
The two times-weekly service will provide a link between Istanbul Atatürk Airport and the Conakry International Airport via Ouagadougou. The return flight will give passengers departing Guinea access to top global destinations such as London, Dubai, Paris, Frankfurt, Muscat, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Brussels, Berlin, Amsterdam, Vienna, Asmara, Hamburg, Tel-Aviv, Düsseldorf and Milano.
“Our entry into the Conakry route is a testimony of our faith in the Guinean people and economy”, Turkish Airlines Chief Marketing Officer Ahmet Olmuştur said. “This milestone strengthens the position of our airline as the one that flies to more countries than any other air carrier globally.”
Turkish Airlines flies to 296 destinations in 120 countries.
Conakry flight times are scheduled as follows:
|TK 537||Monday, Thursday||IST||18:00||OUA||22:00|
|TK 537||Monday, Thursday||OUA||22:55||CKY||01:05 +1|
|TK 538||Tuesday, Friday||CKY||02:00||OUA||04:10|
|TK 538||Tuesday, Friday||OUA||05:05||IST||14:10|
All times are in LMT.