World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey's national air carrier Turkish Airlines, or THY, has launched flights to Saudi Arabian city of Yanbu on Monday.
In a written statement released on Monday, the THY has said that the company began flights to Yanbu on Monday.
THY continues to fly to other Saudi Arabian cities of Riyadh, Jeddah, Medina and Dammam.
THY's flights to Yanbu will be conducted by Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 jets on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
A round ticket between Yanbu and Istanbul costs 416 euros.
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.Güncelleme Tarihi: 11 Haziran 2012, 14:43