Number 236 | July 24, 2013
Next May, Turkish Airlines will begin to offer the first nonstop service from Boston Logan to Istanbul, Turkey with convenient connections to 237 global destinations, including cities in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa, and more countries compared to any other airline. Boston Logan is the sixth U.S. destination of Turkish Airlines and the service will increase to daily Boston-Istanbul flights in June, 2014.
“Our new partnership with Turkish Airlines grows the global reach of Boston and Logan by opening up new important routes and feeding the state’s booming travel and tourism sector,’’ said Thomas P. Glynn, CEO of Massport, which operates Boston Logan Airport.
“We are proud to announce our latest partnership with Boston” said Temel Kotil, Ph.D., CEO of Turkish Airlines. “Our hope is that these new flights will not only make travel more convenient between Boston and Istanbul, but that they will also facilitate economic and cultural opportunities for both cities. We are thrilled to add Boston as our sixth U.S. gateway as we continue to expand our services throughout the U.S.’’
Turkish Airlines is the chosen "Best Airline in Europe" for the third consecutive year based on passenger reviews. A Star Alliance member, Turkish Airlines boasts a fleet of 229 aircraft (passenger and cargo) flying to 237 cities around the world, comprised of 41 Turkish and 196 international destinations.