Turkish Airlines launched two new flight destinations in Russia, routes that further open up the country to South Africans using the daily direct flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg to Istanbul. Turkish Airlines also flies from Durban via Johannesburg.
Currently operating to Moscow, St.Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Ufa, Astrakhan, Novosibirsk and Stavropol, the flag carrier will now operate direct flights to Voronezh and Samara in Russia.
Turkish Airlines is going to increase capacity in Russia by operating 3 flights per week between Istanbul–Samara and Istanbul–Voronej instead of Astrakhan and Novosibirsk which are currently operated as 2 flights per week.
Istanbul–Voronej v.v. flights will be started on 4th April 2017 and Istanbul-Samara v.v. flights will be launched on 11thApril 2017.
Special round-trip fares are available for Istanbul-Samara starting from 159 USD and for Istanbul-Voronej starting from 189 USD (including taxes).