Turkish Airlines will stop flights from Astrakhan to Turkey in March due to unprofitability
“Turkish Airlines will stop flights to Istanbul from Astrakhan since March 25”, said in the company. "On March 24, 25 we will perform the last flight from Astrakhan and the company closes its office in this airport. Flights terminated due to non-profitability", - added the employee of the company. The airport of Astrakhan does not comment the situation. Turkish Airlines carries out the regular flights from Istanbul to Astrakhan since March 31, 2014. In Russia, Turkish Airlines route’s network includes Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Astrakhan, Sochi, Yekaterinburg, Stavropol, Rostov-on-Don, Ufa and Kazan. Currently, the airline performs 46 flights per week to Istanbul, as well as two weekly flights to Ankara and Antalya.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.