Turkish Airlines will launch its 10th U.S. gateway, Newark, New Jersey, on May 21, 2021. The global airline will service four flights per week to and from Istanbul until the end of May, and on June 1, will increase its frequency to daily flights.
With its centrally located hub at the new Istanbul Airport, scheduled to be the world’s largest upon completion, Turkish Airlines flies to 320 destinations in 127 countries spanning five continents and is strategically positioned to connect to more than 60 destinations within a three-hour flight. The Newark, NJ gateway will be the airline’s 321st destination.
The maiden flight, TK29, is anticipated to take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) on May 21, 2021 at 6:50 p.m. and will arrive to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) at 10:40 p.m. The first Turkish Airlines flight to depart from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), flight TK30, will depart the next day on May 22, 2021 at 12:05 a.m. and arrive to Istanbul Airport (IST) at 4:50 p.m.