Turkish Airlines Wins Best European Airline Serving the Middle East
Turkish Airlines received an award as the Best European Airline serving the Middle East at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2022.
The airline recently celebrated their 40-year anniversary of flying to the UAE and has similar long-term relationships with other Middle East countries.
Turkish Airlines has won numerous awards in the past as a leading European airline with the best connectivity to the rest of the world and for its award-winning lounge for passengers flying premium from this region. The award was presented as a result of the number of votes cast online by travellers.
The award was received by Mehmed Zingal, General Manager for Turkish Airlines in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the Northern Emirates who said, "This award reflects our strength in being resilient during the pandemic, opening new destinations to cater to our customers’ demand for increased travel and doing it sustainably with initiatives techniques to decrease greenhouse gas emissions.
We are delighted to serve our customers from this region and look forward to adding more value to their travel plans, especially during the upcoming summer holidays."
Known for adapting to the changing global scenarios and requirements, this year, the Turkish Airlines team are highlighting the use of sustainable aviation fuel and new destinations at the Arabian Travel Market 2022 including new flights to Seattle.
The Airline is renowned for providing more legroom, better onboard catering and enhanced in-flight entertainment options. The modern airport lounges in the carrier’s hub also align with the Turkish Airlines’ brand of luxury and offer travellers a more rewarding airport experience.
Turkish Airlines, which became a member of the world’s largest airline network, Star Alliance recently increased the frequency of its flights from UAE to its Istanbul hub.
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Turkish Airlines currently has a fleet of 372 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 329 destinations, including 279 international and 50 domestic.