Turkish Airlines to establish up to ten new destinations in Africa in 2010
Turkish Airlines has reportedly finalised plans of opening up an office in Uganda and commence four times weekly service to Entebbe in Jun-2010, as part of plans to turn Africa into the airline's "most valuable destination" (as declared by the Turkish Foreign Ministry in 2005) (newvision, 24-Mar-2010). The carrier stated it plans to establish up to ten new destinations in Africa in 2010, five of which will be launched in 1H2010.
Turkish Airlines: “Uganda is among the African countries that inspire a lot of investor confidence. We shall be privileged to operate in an economy growing at a rate of 6%,” Orhan Subay, Director Uganda Office. Source: newvision, 24-Mar-2010.