The flights to Milas-Bodrum Airport mark the airline’s sixth gateway in Turkey and third new Turkish route in just nine months.
Qatar Airways’ twice-weekly flights to Milas-Bodrum Airport will be operated by an Airbus A320, featuring 12 seats in Business Class and 132 seats in Economy Class. The seasonal service will be operated every Tuesday and Friday until 28 September 2018.
Qatar Airways Airbus A320. Click to enlarge.
Qatar Airways now operates flights to six destinations in Turkey, with separate services to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport (twice a day) and Istanbul Ataturk Airport (10 times a week), Adana Airport (three times a week), Hatay Airport (three times a week) and daily flights to Ankara. The airline launched direct services to Adana in September 2017 and to Hatay in February 2018.
The airline will today (Wednesday) further expand its services to Turkey with the launch of seasonal flights to Antalya.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said, “We have seen very high demand for services to Turkey, as both business and leisure travellers show great interest in experiencing all this country has to offer. We are tremendously excited to be able to provide passengers the opportunity to visit the beautiful resort city of Bodrum, just in time for the summer holiday season. Passengers from Bodrum now be able to travel seamlessly through our award-winning Doha Hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), to any destination in our rapidly-expanding network.”
Bodrum is set on the Bodrum Peninsula, which stretches from Turkey’s southwest coast to the Aegean Sea. The picturesque resort city is famous for its many beaches, boutique hotels and seafood restaurants. Visitors can cruise around the peninsula, spot celebrities in stunning resorts or relax on beaches in nearby Gümbet. Sights in Bodrum not to miss include the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus and ancient theatre, the Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archeaology, Kara Ada and Bodrum Castle.