Turkish Airlines is to begin flying daily from Manchester to two destinations in Turkey from April.
Services to Antalya are scheduled to begin from April 1, and a route to Dalaman from April 2.
Osman Battal, the Turkish Airline’s director in Manchester, said: “With this new route, we are able to respond to our passengers’ demand.”
Battal added: “They will be able to easily reach unique holiday destinations in Turkey. Whether holiday makers or golfing enthusiasts, we are keen to provide all our passengers with unforgettable times.”
Karen Smart, the managing director of Manchester Airport welcomed the direct routes: “It’s great to see Turkish Airlines announce new direct routes from Manchester Airport to two of our most popular holiday destinations in Turkey.”
Regarding airport safety measures, she added: “The security of all our passengers and staff continues to be our number one priority, as we connect people across the globe.”