Flying to more countries than any other airline, Turkish Airlines added Port Harcourt, an important city in Nigeria, to its flight network as the global carrier’s 56th destination in Africa. The flag carrier will operate four weekly return flights between Istanbul and Port Harcourt.

Turkish Airlines already flies to Lagos, Kano and Abuja in Nigeria. With the addition of Port Harcourt to the list, the airline now flies to 311 destinations around the world, the only airline flying to more destinations in Africa than any other airline.

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During a press conference at the International Port Harcourt Airport held for the inaugural flight, Turkish Airlines Senior Vice President of Sales (2nd Region), Kerem Sarp said that by starting the Port Harcourt flights, they’ve added a new milestone to Turkish Airlines’ mission of growth in Africa.

With Port Harcourt as our fourth destination in Nigeria, Turkish Airlines continues to be the bridge between cultures. We are happy to add this new destination to our flight network, and enable our passengers to experience a seamless flight journey with Turkish Airlines privilege.’

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