ANKARA 

Turkey’s national flag carrier said it will increase the weekly frequency of direct flights from international destinations to the country’s tourism centers by 18% in 2020.

Every week, Turkish Airlines will be operating 98 flights from 26 international destinations to Turkey’s favorite tourism spots such as Antalya, Izmir, Dalaman and Bodrum in summer 2020, the airline said in a statement on Saturday.

“We are committed to continue and increase our contributions to our country’s tourism sector and its economy,” Ilker Ayci, chairman Turkish Airlines was quoted as saying.

He added that the national carrier provided tourists “heavenly holiday spots”

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