The new Istanbul airport in operation from 6 April 2019

The countdown has begun to the opening of the new Istanbul airport.

Turkish Airlines will start its moving operations from Atatürk Airport on 6 April 2019 at 02:00 (LMT) in order to carry out all scheduled flights from Istanbul (New) Airport.

The moving operations should be completed by 6 April 2019 14:00 (LMT), after which all scheduled flights will be carried out from Istanbul (New) Airport. As of 6 April 2019, Istanbul (New) Airport will be displayed with IST code across reservation systems.

To read in more detail of the new Istanbul airport, please click here.

Some of Turkish Airlines flights have been cancelled due to their relocation operation. The PNR’s of passengers on cancelled flights has been reflected in agency Q’s. Turkish Airlines ask that you check your system and process any changes for tickets issued on the cancelled flights.

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