The final transportation operation of Turkish Airlines to its new home base, Istanbul Airport, is going according to the set plan.


April 5, Fineko/abc.az. Turkish Airlines has started its move to Istanbul Airport, the biggest airport project of the world. Following the first opening stage back on last October, the great move has begun as of 03:00 today.

After the 6 hour time period, 38% of this great transportation operation was completed successfully from Atatürk Airport to Istanbul Airport.

Unique in the global aviation history, the moving operation will take 45 hours in total and it will be concluded on April 6 Saturday night at 23:59. In order to complete the operation within the parameters of the prior planning, Atatürk Airport and Istanbul Airport will be closed for all passenger flights between 02:00 and 14:00 on April 6. The last passenger flight from Atatürk Airport will be the scheduled Istanbul – Singapore flight of Turkish Airlines. Within the moving process, operations will start from Istanbul Airport at 14:00 on April 6. The first flight during the “Great Move” will be conducted between the Istanbul Airport – Ankara Esenboğa Airport. In the following process, Turkish Airlines' flights from Istanbul Airport will be gradually increased according to a set plan.