Turkish Airlines launches flights to Samarkand, Aqaba and Sierra Leone

Samarkand which is on the UNESCO list of "World Cultural Heritage" has been added to the Turkish Airlines flight network as their 302nd destination in the world. Located on the old Silk Road which was one of the most important transportation routes for world trade for centuries, Samarkand has become the 2nd destination of Turkish Airlines to be operated in Uzbekistan after their capital city Tashkent  
Turkish Airlines CEO; Bilal Ekşi in his speech at Samarkand Airport said; "I believe that this pearl city  which hosts madrasahs, mosques, museums, tombs, observatories and architectural masterpieces, will progress in tourism in a short time."
Turkish Airlines also launched its first direct flight to Aqaba, Jordan, from March 20 2018 making it their second destination in Jordan besides Amman.

A month earlier, on February 24 2018, Turkish Airlines added Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone to their network making it their 52nd destination in Africa.

With regular flights from many Middle East cities, Turkish Airlines is now able to connect people to more international destinations than any other airline in the world.

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