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Turkish Airlines extends its ‘stopover’ services in Istanbul to other countries

Travellers will receive an accommodation cheque from Turkish Airlines’ authorised staff after completing the flight booking process for the passenger.

ISTANBUL – Transfer passengers now will have an opportunity to discover Istanbul, the seamless hub of the global carrier, through its new 'Stopover' service 

Turkish Airlines has now extended its 'Stopover' service for its transfer passengers, departing from Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Australia, Russia and Belarus to arrive to the U.S., Europe, South American countries, U.K., Ireland, Far East, Middle East, North Africa and Asia.*

Passengers from these countries who have over 20 hours of connection time in Istanbul can avail this service which was earlier offered to passengers travelling from Pakistan only. 'Stopover' services offer passengers a complimentary accommodation and a great opportunity to discover the unique beauties of Istanbul during their transit.

Travellers will receive an accommodation cheque from Turkish Airlines' authorised staff after completing the flight booking process for the passenger. This cheque will allow economy class passengers to stay for one night at a 4-star hotel; and for business class passengers to stay 2 nights at a 5-star hotel in Sultanahmet and Taksim, generally described as the central points of Istanbul.

Mr Ahmet Olmustur, Turkish Airlines' Chief Marketing Officer, said: "After receiving positive response from our passengers we are excited to extend our 'Stopover' programme to other countries. We want to provide our passengers an opportunity to experience Turkish hospitality and several other attractions that the beautiful city of Istanbul has to offer. We are confident that our passengers will benefit through this programme and will make the most out of it."

* The Stopover service is offered to:
Passengers travelling from Kazakhstan to:  USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Cuba, Europe (Schengen Countries), Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Bahrain) South Africa (Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town)
Passengers travelling from Australia to: Europe, Balkans Region and Turkey
Passengers travelling from Russia to: USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Cuba, Asia and Far East
Passengers travelling from Belarus to: Asia and Far East, Middle East & North Africa
Passengers travelling from Pakistan to: USA, Canada, Schengen Countries, U.K., Ireland, Saudi Arabia (Only valid for Hajj and Umrah Passengers)

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