August 01, 2019: Turkish Airlines has added Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo as its 58th destination in Africa. It will operate three weekly flights with a connection in Libreville.
Turkish Airlines senior vice president for sales, Kerem Sarp said, "As the flag carrier of Turkey, we cement our position as the airline that flies to more destinations in Africa than any other airline in line with our growth strategy in this continent. Our new flights will offer new opportunities for us to increase our existing cultural connections in the Republic of Congo. We will continue to spread Turkish hospitality and the continuous travel experience to a wider area in the future."
On July 17, the airlines B787-9 flew its first long-haul flight from Istanbul to Bali.