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Turkish Airlines launches flights to Los Angeles

Turkish Airlines celebrated the launch of its inaugural flight from Istanbul to Los Angeles, the airline's fourth destination in the United States on 3rd of March 2011. Non-stop flights are scheduled to operate four times per week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday with the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Scheduled flight times for Los Angeles are as follows:

Istanbul - Los Angeles Departure / Arrival
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 11:10 15:25
Los Angeles - Istanbul Departure / Arrival
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 17:55 17:10 (+1)
All times are in Local Mean Time (LMT).

To celebrate the new route, Turkish Airlines is offering an exceptionally discounted rate on all flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul purchased on/or before April 30, 2011. Round-trip flights are available for $752.00 including all taxes and fees.

Passengers traveling to/from Los Angeles will experience the exceptional service aboard the brand-new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Equipped with the latest technology, the planes will feature Turkish Airlines' new Comfort Class. Comfort Class provides the affordability of economy with the luxury of business class. Boasting a 46 inch seat pitch and a seating area of 19.5 inches, Comfort Class offers the widest possible knee and seat space, compared to other airlines with premium economy. Every seat is also equipped with 10.6 inch in-arm monitors with AVOD services and connects to iPods or USB devices. Internet, GSM and Live TV applications will be accessible for Comfort Class passengers. 

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