Established in 1933 with a fleet of only five airplanes, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is today a four-star airline with a fleet of 249 aircraft (passenger and cargo) flying to more than 250 cities around the world. One of the fastest growing airlines, it has received several "Passenger Choice Awards" from Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). In 2014, Turkish Airlines, for the fourth consecutive year, was named "Best Airline in Europe" by Skytrax.
Turkish Airlines flies to more countries in the world than any other airline (106 countries over five continents). The global airline won the SkyTrax Awards, known as the "Passengers Choice Awards," for the "Best Airline in Southern Europe" consistently in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2012, Skytrax named Turkish Airlines "Best Premium Economy Seats in the world" for its Comfort Class seats.
Situated in the centre of Turkey and Central Anatolia, Ankara is the second major city in Turkey after Istanbul. Being the capital of Turkey, Ankara is also seen as an important city in the terms of commercial and industrial sector. It also houses many foreign embassies. The history of the city is deep rooted and takes you backs into the Hatti civilisation of the Bronze Age. The city got its name from the word 'Ancyra' literally meaning 'anchor'. It was 13th October, 1923 when Ankara was announced as the capital of Turkey. Moving in and around the city, you will be pleased to see the magical works of Turkey architecture. There are plenty of beautiful places to visit such as Ahi Elvan Camii, Ak Köprü, Alaeddin Camii,Kursunlu Han, Atatürk Çiftligi, Atatürk Evi, Caracalla Baths, War of Independence Museum, METU Science and Technology Museum and many more. The city is also quite religious and you will find popular Mosques here like Alaaddin Mosque, Ahi Elvan Mosque, Hacı Bayram Mosque, Kocatepe Mosque and Yeni (Cenab Ahmet) Mosque. If you are a food lover, then don't miss the chance to taste 'döner kebap'. You will easily find best döner restaurants in every corner of the city. For the shopping freaks, there are old shops in Weavers' Road where you will get everything from traditional to modern things. To enjoy your holidays in frolic way, go out in the pups and clubs with your friends.
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Ankara Airport, Turkey, DHMI Havalimani Basmudurlugu, Esenboga, Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90 (0)312 398 01 00, (Cargo) +90 (0)312 342 12 12 | Fax: +90 (0)312 398 03 36