Broadening its horizons, Turkish Airlines officially introduced services to Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, on February 7.
This new route marks the airline’s 319th destination as well as its 60th destination in Africa.
Flights to Malabo will be operated by Boeing 737-900 type aircrafts from Istanbul, via Port Harcourt and vice versa.
Chairman of the board and the executive committee, Turkish Airlines, M. İlker Aycı enthused on the development: “In line with our continuing growth strategy, we are happy to announce the addition of Malabo to the ever-expanding flight network of Turkish Airlines. From this day forth, passengers traveling to Malabo will be able to enjoy the Turkish Airlines comfort and hospitality. We firmly believe that our new route will further enhance the relations between Turkey and Equatorial Guinea in all areas.”
Malabo represents the second largest city in Equatorial Guinea. An oil-rich city, the destination offers a plethora of tourism experiences, including stunning natural wonders, fabulous cuisine and breath-taking historical architecture.