Turkish Airlines will initiate substantial frequency cuts on nearly 100 routes following a difficult year for the carrier.
According to routesonline.com, the reduction in services is planned for the upcoming winter travel season, which dates from October 30, 2016 to March 25, 2017.
Prominent routes that will be affected include:
- Istanbul Ataturk – Taipei Taoyuan: a reduction from seven to five return flights a week
- Istanbul Ataturk – Guangzhou: a reduction from seven to six return flights a week
- Istanbul Ataturk – Los Angeles: a reduction from 11 to seven return flights a week
- Istanbul Ataturk – Atlanta: a reduction from seven to five return flights a week
It has been a hard year for Turkish Airlines. An attack at Ataturk Airport in June, as well as an attempted military coup in July, has affected travel demand for flights into Istanbul and hurt the Star Alliance member.
For more information, visit turkishairlines.com