World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Airlines (THY), Turkey's national air carrier, will begin flights to the Kazakh city of Osh on Wednesday.
In a statement released Wednesday, the THY said that a return ticket to Osh from Istanbul will cost 455 euros.
THY will fly to Osh on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. THY trips from Osh to Istanbul will take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Headquartered in Istanbul, THY operates scheduled services to 150 international and 41 domestic cities (38 domestic airports), serving a total of 187 airports, in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Turkish Airlines increased its sales revenue by 40% in 2011, compared to 2010, and recorded operating profit of 339 million TL (185.04 million USD). Net profit came in at 19 million TL (10.3 million USD).
Number of passengers carried increased by 12%, reaching to 32.7 million in 2011.