300th flight destination of Turkish Airlines is Phuket

Turkish Airlines has started to operate four weekly flights to Phuket as from 17th July, the company said.

The inaugural flight from Istanbul landed at 8.55am in the Phuket International Airport (HKT) and was welcomed by the customary water cannon salutes in a formal ceremony.

Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 333 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 300 destinations worldwide with 251 international and 49 domestic.