Airline SunExpress is to launch direct flights from Manchester Airport to Antalya, Turkey, from March 2021.
The airline, a joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, will begin flying twice-weekly to the popular summer holiday destination from 26th March 2021, with tickets already on sale. From 30th May 2021, SunExpress plan to increase flying to four times weekly.
Peter Glade, CCO of SunExpress, said:
After a year of staying at home, the people of Britain deserve a sunny vacation. Our new services to Antalya will serve the British people to arrive at their well-deserved holiday destination, fast, relaxed and for a competitive price, experiencing our unique SunExpress service.”
Karen Smart, Managing Director of Manchester Airport, said:
It’s great to see SunExpress launch services to Antalya from Manchester Airport, the UK’s global gateway in the North. After a difficult year, the route will mean families and households across our vast catchment will have additional access to one of our most popular summer destinations.”
“As ever, the safety of our passengers and staff remains our top priority, with a range of measures in place to provide peace of mind as we continue to connect people across the globe.”
SunExpress is one of a number of airlines adding new routes to Manchester Airport, with Virgin Atlantic recently beginning its first flights to Asia from the Northern hub.