25 Nov 2015 – Tourism Update
Turkish Airways is to increase its Istanbul-Johannesburg route by three flights.
Turkish Airlines will increase its weekly Istanbul-Johannesburg service from seven to 10 flights a week. The seasonal schedule, with the additional flights, will start on July 11 and run until October 28.
The schedule will see daily flights depart Johannesburg at 18h45 to arrive in Istanbul at 05h20 the following morning. The return flight departs Istanbul at 01h30 to arrive in Johannesburg at 10h20.
The three new flights will see flight number TK163 depart Johannesburg at 07h25 on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday mornings to arrive in Istanbul at 18h00 that evening. The return flight TK162 will depart Istanbul at 21h05 on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays to arrive in Johannesburg at 05h55 the following morning.
The service will be operated by an A330