Commencing on 30 March 2015, the airline will operate three weekly flights between Istanbul and Manila.
Services will depart the Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 0100, arriving in the Philippine capital at 1800. The return service will then leave Manila at 2050 on the same days, getting back into Istanbul at 0505 the following morning.
Then a day later on 31 March, Turkish will launch daily flights to Taipei. The outbound flight from Istanbul will leave at between 0120 and 0215 depending on the day of the week, arriving at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport at between 1730 and 1825. The return services will all leave Taipei at 2150, getting back into Istanbul at 0505.
Turkish will deploy its 270-seat, two-class Airbus A340-300 aircraft on both new routes.