Europe Sun & Beach 13 November 2018
Tour operators launched a record number of charter flights to Turkey this winter
Coral Travel tour operator this autumn and winter is expanding its flight program to Turkey, on the basis of which the tours to the coast of Turkey are formed.
“Until this year, we flew to Turkey in the winter only from Moscow and set up airplanes from some cities for New Year’s dates. This year we fly all winter time from 14 cities of Russia,” notes Marina Makarkova, the head of public relations department of Coral Travel tour operator.
The range of tours with a rest in hotels of Turkey is also wide. Departures from Moscow to Antalya are daily, from Moscow to Gazipasa Airport (Alanya) - 2 times a week.
The regional flight program of Coral Travel to Antalya is planned from the following cities: Belgorod, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Rostov-Na-Donu, St. Petersburg, Samara, Ufa, Volgograd and Voronezh.
The flight program of the tour operator will last from November to April, after which it will be shifted into the summer season 2019.
Compared to last year, ANEX Tour operator significantly expanded its autumn-winter flight program to Turkey. If last year only tours for New Year's dates were possible, this year Turkey is available for tourists from Moscow, Yekaterinburg and St. Petersburg all year-round.
The main focus is on the tours to Antalya coast on the wings of AZUR air charter flights. The flights from Moscow to Antalya by AZUR airline will be daily until the end of November, from December to March 2019 - 4 times a week.
In addition, this season the New Year's charter flights to Antalya are scheduled from Krasnodar, Rostov, Samara and Kazan.
The company also organizes excursion tours to Istanbul (on regular flights).
There are tours to Turkey on the Antalya coast in the assortment of the autumn-winter season. The flight program of this tour operator has been significantly expanded compared to last year.
“Last year we did not fly to Turkey in winter. This year we will fly to Antalya all winter season 2 times a week from Moscow and St. Petersburg. Accordingly, our flight program to Turkey was increased by more than 40 times,” says Lilia Parfenova, the sales director of PEGAS Touristik tour operator.
The flights to Antalya will be operated from Moscow and St. Petersburg 2 times a week (Wednesday, Saturday) on the wings of Nordwind airline.
From mid-November, the summer charter program from two capitals will be shifted into the winter one, which is scheduled until the end of April 2019. In total, more than 40 flights will fly to the Anatolian coast from each city during the winter season.
Last winter, TUI Russia tour operator had no winter packages to Turkey. For the winter season 2018–2019 the tour operator presents tours to the Antalya coast on the basis of charter transportation, as well as city and sightseeing tours to Istanbul on the basis of regular flights.
The flight program from Moscow to Antalya is formed on the charter flights of Ural Airlines, and lasts from 28.10.18 to 04.04.19 four times a week on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Sightseeing tours are also available by scheduled flights from Moscow to Istanbul.
The tour operator in the winter season offers both holidays at Antalya hotels and excursion tours “Golden Ring of Turkey” with visits to Cappadocia and Istanbul, as well as traditional sightseeing tours to Istanbul.
The flight program from Moscow to Antalya will be carried out on the basis of regular S7 flights on Thursdays and Sundays. The flights to Istanbul from 15 cities of Russia on regular flights of various airlines are also available.
Winter Turkey will be available from all cities with change in Moscow. The flights to Antalya will be carried out on the wings of S7 airline from Moscow 2 times a week.