Monday, 26 November 2018

Turkish Airlines starts flights to the Gambian capital, Banjul

One of the world's fastest growing international air carriers, Turkish Airlines,  keeps its expansion going by launching flights to Banjul which is the capital city of Gambia. 

From today, Monday,  November 26th 2018 the carrier will operate two flights to Banjul each week and will be in connection with Dakar flights, with the flights are scheduled for Mondays and Fridays

Banjul that is the capital and important port city of Gambia , is located along with the Atlantic Ocean. With Banjul flights , Turkish Airlines has increased its flight network to 54 in Africa by strengthening its presence in the continent . Following the addition of Banjul , Turkish Airlines now reaches 123 countries with 305 destinations worldwide.

At the opening ceremony , Senior Vice President of Sales (2. Region) Mr. Kerem Sarp pointed that ; ‘’We believe that the Africa will increase its importance for world tourism and trade in medium and long-term and we also keep to invest to potential of Africa. Banjul is the 54th destination of our network in Africa. So, we believe that Banjul flights will contribute to discover the potential of Gambia for world. As a flag carrier of Turkey and airlines that flying to the more destinations in Africa , Turkish Airlines keeps to present its service quality to all over the Africa .’’

Banjul flight times as scheduled from November 26th
Flight No.DaysDepartureArrival
TK 599MondayIST01:30DSS6:10
TK 599MondayDSS06:55BJL7:50
TK 599MondayBJL08:45IST18:55
TK 597FridayIST13:30DSS18:10
TK 597FridayDSS18:55BJL19:50
TK 597FridayBJL20:45IST6:55 +1
All times are in LMT.