Turkish air carrier to launch direct Sarajevo flights from Istanbul Asian side

Turkish Airlines will start direct flights between Sarajevo and Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport - located on the Asian side of the city - as of 2 May.

Turkish Airlines will start direct flights between Sarajevo and Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport - located on the Asian side of the city - as of 2 May.

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bosnians will be able to fly from Sarajevo to Asian side of Istanbul for as little as €99 throughout the summer and there will be three flights a week between Sarajevo and Sabiha Gokcen Airport as of May 2, said Ahmet Salih Kansu, Turkish Airlines' director for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In a statement to an AA reporter on Sunday in Sarajevo Kansu said, "THY has already been having 18 weekly flights between Sarajevo and Istanbul Ataturk Airport for 19 years. Now Bosnians will have the opportunity to directly fly to Istanbul's Asian side where forty five percent of Istanbul's population lives. The Bosnians will be able to easily travel to neighboring Anatolian destinations like Izmit, Yalova, Bursa, Adapazari and Northern and Eastern Marmara regions."

Kansu said, "Our new destination will not only enable the Bosnians to fly to Bosnia and Herzegovina from the Asian side of Istanbul but also give them opportunity to fly to Anatolian cities other than Istanbul by AnadoluJet."

AnadoluJet is a low-cost subsidiary carrier of Turkish Airlines. 

Kansu said the new flights between Sarajevo and Sabiha Gocken Airport would be made on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

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