Turkish Airlines has launched
flights to Banjul, the capital city of Gambia.
The airline will operate the flights via Dakar
on Mondays with TK599 departing from Istanbul Atatürk Airport
(IST) at 01.30 and landing in Blaise Diagne International Airport
(DSS) at 06.10. The flight is timed to depart Dakar at 06.55,
landing at Banjul International Airport (BJL) at 07.50. The return
flight on Monday is scheduled to leave BJL at 08.45, lading in
Istanbul at 18.55.
On Fridays, TK597 departs IST at 13.30 to land
in Dakar at 18.10. The flight then leaves for BJL at 18.55,
landing at 19.50. The return flight is timed to leave BJL at 20.45
and land in Istanbul at 06.55 the following day.
With the new Banjul flights, Turkish Airlines
increases its flight network to 54 in Africa and now reaches 123
countries with 305 destinations worldwide.