Turkish Airlines on Thursday announced that it has added the city of Port Harcourt in Nigeria to its flight network as its 56th destination in Africa. The carrier will operate four weekly reciprocal flights between Istanbul and Port Harcourt.
Already flying to Lagos, Kano and Abuja in Nigeria, Turkish Airlines added Port Harcourt to the list, increasing its flight network to 311 destinations.
“By starting our Port Harcourt flights, we added a new milestone to Turkish Airlines’ mission of growth in Africa,” Turkish Airlines Senior Vice President of Sales (2nd Region), Kerem Sarp, said during the press conference in International Port Harcourt Airport held for the inaugural flight.
With this launch, Turkish Airlines flies to more destinations in Africa than any other carrier.
“With Port Harcourt as our fourth destination in Nigeria, Turkish Airlines continues to be the bridge between cultures,” he added.