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A new service between Edinburgh and Turkey will launch for summer 2022 as SunExpress lands at Edinburgh Airport.

The three-weekly service to Antalya will begin on April 2 2022 operating on Tuesdays and Saturdays, then stepping up to Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from May 24 2022. The service will be served by a Boeing 737 fleet.

It's the first time the airline has operated routes to/from Scotland.

Kate Sherry, Aviation Director at Edinburgh Airport said:

“We are excited to be bringing a new airline to Edinburgh and offering more choice to passengers looking to take a well-earned holiday. Turkey is one of the most requested destinations from our customers looking to get some sunshine and this will increase Scotland’s connectivity in a sustainable fashion thanks to SunExpress’ modern fleet of aircraft.”

Peter Glade, SunExpress’ Commercial Director said:

"We are very pleased to be able to offer our passengers attractive and direct connections to the most beautiful destinations in Turkey again in the coming season.

"The country offers everything that makes for a successful holiday: crystal-clear water, beautiful beaches, excellent cuisine and unbeatable value for money."

Background

The flights are already for sale on the sunexpress.com website, via tour operators and travel agencies. During preseason, the airline will serve Antalya two times a week, from May 2022, SunExpress will offer three weekly connections.

SunExpress was founded in 1989 as a joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines and is one of the leading providers of charter and holiday flights to Turkey. The holiday specialist currently serves a route network of around 51 international destinations with its modern Boeing 737 fleet. The airline has been combining Turkish hospitality with German precision for more than 30 years and welcomes around 10 million passengers on board its aircraft every year. SunExpress is a strong partner of Turkish tourism and has already received several awards for the service and comfort on board its flights. The carrier scores with a good price-performance ratio and a wide range of innovations and digital services.

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