SunExpress, which is the backbone of Turkish tourism by building an air bridge between Turkey and Europe since 1989, operated a total of 38 flights between Turkey and Europe on the first day; 18 flights between Izmir and 9 European destinations, 14 flights between Antalya and 7 German cities and 6 flights between Ankara and 3 German cities.
SunExpress will announce its expanded international flight plan in the coming days depending on the countries lifting travel bans. The airline’s current international flights are as follows:
SunExpress offers multiple weekly flights from Antalya to Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and Berlin in Germany and also operates three weekly flights to Amsterdam, two weekly flights to Brussels and one weekly flight to Paris and Copenhagen.
SunExpress connects Izmir to Dusseldorf, Cologne, Frankfurt, Munich and Stuttgart with daily flights, to Berlin with five weekly flights and to Hamburg and Hanover with three weekly flights. The airline’s current weekly flight plan to other European cities from Izmir is as follows: four weekly flights to Zurich, three weekly flights to Amsterdam, two weekly flights to Brussels and Vienna, and one weekly flights to Paris, Copenhagen and Stockholm.
The airline offering the most connections between Anatolia and Europe, SunExpress has restarted to fly from 11 Anatolian cities including Adana, Kayseri, Diyarbakir, Ankara, Elazığ, Gaziantep, Konya, Malatya, Ordu-Giresun, Samsun and Trabzon to Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Hannover in Germany. The airline also operates flights to many European cities such as Amsterdam and Brussels, as well as daily flights between Ankara and Munich.
Due to travel restrictions in place in European countries, these flights are available for only Turkish citizens who have a residence permit, work permit or type D passport for family reunion purposes as well as EU citizens.