Flights between Istanbul, London witness major increase.
The number of daily flights between Istanbul and London increased to 15. And there are currently 10 flights from Atatürk International Airport, 4 from Sabiha Gökçen. One more from the new Istanbul Airport flying to three airports in the U.K.’s capital, namely Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.
The number of passengers flying between Istanbul and London increased significantly last year. Also thanks to the rise in the number of daily scheduled flights between the two capitals. Passenger traffic between another U.K. city, Manchester, and four cities in Turkey – Muğla, Antalya, İzmir and Istanbul, also saw a major increase.
The number of passengers flying from two Istanbul airports to London reached 1.848 million in 2018. According to the report in Turkish daily Habertürk.
National flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) and Pegasus Airlines have carried the highest number of passengers to London. The number of transit passengers traveling between London and Istanbul has also saw a major increase, especially thanks to Istanbul connection flights to many locations around the world. Passengers between Iran, Iraq and India and London with Istanbul connecting flights have also jumped, according to the report.
According to Daily Sabah