Turkish Airlines has added Samarkand to its flight network

19.03.2018,16:27


Samarkand which was added to the list of "World Cultural Heritage" and was taken under preservation by UNESCO, has been added to the flight network as the 302nd destination of Turkish Airlines.

Samarkand, founded on the Silk Road and one of the most important transportation lines of world trade for centuries, has become 2nd destination of Turkish Airlines to be operated in Uzbekistan after capital city Tashkent  

Turkish Airlines CEO, Bilal Ekshi has made a speech at the opening ceremony held at Samarkand Airport, and said: "We have launched flights to Samarkand, one of the most important cities of our civilization, and on Unesco's World Heritage list. It will be able to fly to Samarkand from 121 countries , through direct flights that we launched.

I believe that this pearl city which hosting the madrasahs, mosques, museums, tombs, observatory and architectural masterpieces, will progress in tourism in a short time. Also we are glad to serve this city that is the eternal resting place for historical figures and scholars.

We are proud that making stronger ties between two brother countries by operating our flights since 1992. Turkish Airlines is operating flights to Tashkent 7 times per week and will operate Samarkand flights 2 times in a week So we expect that Samarkand flights will reach 3 frequency per week.

I believe that the air transporting agreement which renewed  in this week , will strenghten airline bridge between two countries. So it provided that we fly to more destinations with more frequencies . I would like to thanks to esteemed administrators of Uzbekistan.”

Istanbul-Samarkand flights will be operated 2 times per week in both directions. Round trip fares are available from Istanbul to Samarkand starting from 364$ including all taxes and fees.

Turkish Airlines’ flight schedule could be accessed from www.turkishairlines.com website, Turkish Airlines Sales offices and call center number (+99412) 404-88-49