Turkish Airways has announced that this could increasingly start up two weekly flights between Lusaka and Istanbul on December thirteen, 2018.
Turkish Airways Chief Govt Officer, Bilal Eksi says the Turkish flag carrier will provider the Lusaka route by means of Dar-es -Salaam with flight arrivals on Mondays and Thursdays whereas departures from Lusaka shall be on Tuesdays and Fridays.
This got here to light at some stage in a gathering between Zambia’s Ambassador to Turkey, Joseph Chilengi and Mr. Eksi in Istanbul.
Mr. Eksi stated Turkish Airways will step by step amplify the frequency of weekly flights.
He stated Turkish Airline used to be willing to cooperate with Airways that are working on the Lusaka-Dar es-Salaam route by signing a Cooperation Agreement in compliance with World Air Transport Affiliation -IATA- standards of operation.
Mr. Eksi also informed Dr Chilengi that Turkish Airways will ship an worthy to Zambia to take conferences with the Civil Aviation Authority, Zambia Airports Corporation Restricted and the non-public sector on September 25 and 26, 2018.
And Dr Chilengi praised Turkish Airways for working against starting a bellow flight between Zambia and Turkey.
He valuable that a bellow flight between Turkey and Zambia would enhance alternate and investment between the 2 international locations and enable folks to streak with out problems.
Dr Chilengi seen that Turkish Airways can personal extra leverage for customers travelling to Europe, Center East and Asia when the bellow flight between Lusaka and Istanbul starts.
The institution of a bellow flight from Turkey to Zambia used to be fragment of the discussions at some stage in Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s worthy talk over with to Zambia on July, 28, 2018.
Here is in step with a assertion released to ZNBC Files in Lusaka this present day by First Secretary for Press, on the Zambian Embassy in Ankara Turkey Jerry Munthali.