Turkish Airlines, the airline awarded as Europe’s best airline has announced that it has added Zanzibar to its destinations in Africa.
Zanzibar, an exotic tourist spot in Tanzania will be the third gateway of Turkish Airlines in the country, with existing services to Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro.
Turkish Airlines said in the press statement that beginning from 12th of December, 2016, Zanzibar flights will be operated 3 times per week as Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays in both directions.
Also, introductory round trip fares are available from Istanbul to Zanzibar starting at 636 US Dollars (including taxes and fees).
Additionally, for the operations to Zanzibar, Miles&Smiles members will be able to earn 25% extra status miles.
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 334 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 291 destinations worldwide with 242 international and 49 domestic. According to the 2016 Skytrax survey, Turkish Airlines was chosen as “Europe’s Best Airline” for the sixth and “Best Airline in Southern Europe” for the eighth consecutive time.
Having won in 2010 the world’s “Best Economy Catering Service”, in 2013 and also in 2014 the world’s “Best Business Catering Service”, and “Best Business Class Lounge Dining”, “Best Business Airline Lounge”awards in last year’s survey, Turkish Airlines was awarded again the world’s “Best Business Class Dining Lounge” and “Best Business Class On-Board Catering” prizes in this year’s survey