After 10 years of operations in Sri Lanka, Turkish Airlines is going to operate direct flights between Colombo and Istanbul from October, Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited (AASL) said.

They said direct flights will enable Sri Lanka to quickly connect with 129 countries in the world with shorter flight and connection times in Istanbul Airport, especially to certain North European countries where only Turkish Airlines is operating to link Sri Lanka.

With continuous support from the local authorities,Turkish Airlines is happy to promote Sri Lanka, and the airline is also witnessing growth in European tourist reservations for November–December 2023, induced by its direct flights. 

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