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Ankara-Rome flights resumed after 60 years

Ankara-Rome flights resumed after 60 years

Turkish Airlines, that launched its first service in Italy in 1959 with its inaugural Ankara-Rome flight, now re-launches its operation between the two countries’ capitals after a 60 years break.

Ankara-Rome flights are planned to be operated 2 times a week as Mondays and Thursdays in both directions as from 7th January 2019.

Ankara-Rome flights scheduled from January 7th, 2019;

Flight No. Days Departure Arrival
TK1289 Mondays, Thursdays ESB 20:30 FCO 20:50
TK1290 Mondays, Thursdays FCO 21:55 ESB 02:10 +1










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