Turkish Airlines celebrates 40 years in UAE

Last month, Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline, celebrated its 40-year anniversary of flying to the UAE in synergy with the UAE's Golden Jubilee celebrations. The airline, established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircrafts launched its first Middle East flight to Beirut and Cairo in 1951 and the first TK flight landed in Abu Dhabi on January 7, 1981, with the route relaunching again on January 25, 2006.

Emre Ismailoglu, General Manager, Dubai And Northern Emirates, Turkish Airlines said, " We are delighted to celebrate 40 years in the UAE. This year started on a positive note with the airline industry opening up and we are focusing our energy on enhancing the travel experience especially for the Expo 2020 in Dubai while keeping in mind the airline’s hygiene protocols necessary for a safe flying experience. Our team is enforcing a higher level of protection for every stage of the journey that goes above and beyond industry standards."