Kuwait City, Kuwait: Turkish Airlines, Europe’s best airline for the sixth year in a row*, celebrated the opening of its new office, in which it welcomed its partners and stakeholders to an evening reception. The office is located at Khalid Ibn Al Waleed Street, Al Dhow Tower, Block7/1, Sharq, in Kuwait City, Kuwait
The event welcomed the Turkish ambassador to Kuwait, along with the airline’s top travel agents from all over the country, as well as journalists, at the at Al Dhow Tower in Kuwait City. The guests were able to witness the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the new premises, followed by an entertaining cocktail reception.
Turkish Airlines has continued to meet the demands of its customers in Kuwait and throughout the globe by successfully launching several key flights to new destinations. In 2016 alone the airline launched new flights to Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Kosice, Slovakia; Bogota, Columbia’s capital; Panama City, Panama; Atlanta, USA; Cluj, Romania; Hanoi, Vietnam; Erbil, Iraq, and Mahé, Seychelles.
Through the expansion of these new flights, Turkish Airlines showcases its commitment to continuously providing its customers with the best possible services, which is also evident through its fleet of 334 aircraft.
Adem Ceylan, Vice President, Sales (Middle East & Cyprus), Turkish Airlines, who also attended this event commented on this special occasion: “Today marks another great day for Turkish Airlines as we continue to expand throughout the GCC region. Kuwait is one of the centres of commerce and tourism within the region and is a market of opportunity in our expansion plans. Moreover with the growing demand of our passengers and customers in the Kuwaiti market, by opening this new office, we aim to provide them with a full on-grounds support and a smoother access to leisure and business connectivity.”
Sami Aydogan, General Manager, Turkish Airlines, Kuwait City, said: “We are delighted to celebrate this day with our distinguished guests. Our relations with our travel agents and key media journalists are a huge and crucial part of our growth, which is why it is only fitting for us to celebrate this new milestone with them. Over the decades we have focused thoroughly on enhancing our customers’ experience by providing them with the best in-flight and airport services possible, especially via our business class flights, which has helped us in earning their respect and loyalty. Our philosophy is to always maintain a competitive advantage over other airlines by being a customer-oriented airline committed to the highest standard of services and we will stay loyal this mind-set.”
He added: “Some new direct flights were also launched earlier last year for the first time from Trabzon, Bursa, Izmir, and Antalya to Kuwait, providing Kuwaitis with the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of these Turkish cities.”
*Skytrax survey of 2016
** Turkish Airlines reserves the right to make changes in this regard.
About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 336 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 292 destinations worldwide with 243 international and 49 domestic. According to the 2016 Skytrax survey, Turkish Airlines was chosen as “Europe’s Best Airline” for the sixth and “Best Airline in Southern Europe” for the eighth consecutive time. Having won in 2010 the world’s “Best Economy Catering Service”, in 2013 and also in 2014 the world’s “Best Business Catering Service”, and “Best Business Class Lounge Dining”, “Best Business Airline Lounge” awards in last year’s survey, Turkish Airlines was awarded again the world’s “Best Business Class Dining Lounge” and “Best Business Class On-Board Catering” prizes in this year’s survey
About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Avianca Brazil, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,330 airports in 192 countries.