Turkish Airlines continues to “Widen Your World” with the addition of Zanzibar, Tanzania as its 293rd destination

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Turkish Airlines Aircraft
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Kuwait: Already a globally recognized brand, Turkish Airlines continues to strengthens its presence in Africa and will have a presence of 50 destinations in 31 African countries, making it one of the leading carriers to the continent.

Zanzibar, the most prominent tourism destination of Tanzania, will be the 3rd gateway of Turkish Airlines in the country, with existing services to Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro.

Beginning from 12th December, roundabout flights to and from Zanzibar will be operated 3 times per week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Introductory round trip fares are available from Istanbul to Zanzibar starting at 636 US Dollars (including taxes and fees).  

Additionally, for the operations to Zanzibar, Miles&Smiles members will be able to earn 25% extra status miles.*

Zanzibar flight times as scheduled from December 12th;

Flight No. Days Departure Arrival
TK 567 Monday, Wednesday, Saturday IST 20:30 ZNZ 05:30
TK 567 Monday, Wednesday, Saturday ZNZ 06:25 IST 13:45

All times are in LMT.

* 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 334 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 293 destinations worldwide with 244 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.