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Posted On: 27 September 2022 09:41 am
Updated On: 27 September 2022 10:21 am

Turkish Airlines increases flights to Doha for World Cup

Vrinda Abilash
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A report by The Peninsula said that Turkish Airlines will be increasing flight frequencies to Doha for the World Cup. From 1 November through 31 December 2022, Turkish Airlines will increase weekly flights from 12 to 42 for the Doha-Istanbul route.

As per the report, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat said: “The FIFA World Cup is one of the world’s greatest events and as the world looks to the Middle East region, Turkish Airlines increases flights to Doha to accommodate the influx of fans who will be traveling to cheer on the 32 teams competing. We have recently resumed our world-renowned Stopover and Touristanbul programs, so passengers flying Turkish Airlines can take advantage of the opportunity to explore the world’s connection center, Istanbul, and its unique wonders en route to Doha.”

The Turkish Airlines website also lists Qatar in the cities and countries in the scope of stopovers. As per the official website, "a stopover is where you stop in a city on the way to your final destination, and spend more than 20 hours in that city before continuing your journey. With a stopover, you can discover Istanbul while waiting for your next flight."

Passengers can stay in a five-star hotel for two days on Business Class trips, and in a four star hotel for one day on Economy Class trips, free of charge. They can enjoy the city to the fullest extent at Istanbul’s exclusive hotels which they collaborating with.


Source: The Peninsula, Turkish Airlines
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