Turkish airline launches charter flights to Uzbekistan
The Atlasglobal Airlines Turkish airline has been granted permission to operate flights to Uzbekistan. The issue of opening new flights of the Turkish air carrier has been studied for 8 months, the press service of the State Committee for Tourism Development of Uzbekistan reported.
The Turkish airline is planning to operate 2 charter flights in order to organize an information tour with the participation of journalists, bloggers, managers and employees of travel agencies, as well as representatives of spirituality, religious figures and scientists.
On Oct. 31- Nov.4, Atlasglobal will make its first Istanbul-Bukhara, Istanbul-Samarkand charter flight.
Starting from the summer season, Atlasglobal Airlines plans to operate 50 flights for the development of pilgrimage tourism, which is expected to attract over 10 thousand tourists.
AtlasGlobal, named Atlasjet until Mar.31, 2015, is a Turkish airline headquartered in Istanbul, which operates scheduled domestic and international passenger services as well as charter flights, mostly out of its base at Istanbul Airport.
Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency