Turkish Airlines W16 inter-continental service changes as of 27AUG16

As of 0720GMT 30AUG16: Additional schedule update appeared on Monday (29AUG16), please refer to this post for additional information.

Turkish Airlines this past week has made further changes to planned winter 2016/17 operation, effective from 30OCT16 to 25MAR17. The following list covers inter-continental service to/from Istanbul Ataturk.

Istanbul Ataturk – Abuja Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly, which is identical to winter 2015/16 frequencies
Istanbul Ataturk – Ashgabat Reduce from 12 to 7 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Astrakhan Planned restoration of 3rd weekly flight is cancelled
Istanbul Ataturk – Baku Reduce from 4 to 3 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – Dammam Reduce from 10 to 9 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Doha Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Guangzhou Reduce from 7 to 6 weekly during selected periods from 01SEP16 to 31DEC16
Istanbul Ataturk – Kuwait City Reduce from 16 to 14 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Los Angeles Reduce from 11 to 7 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Najaf Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Nakchivan – Ganja – Istanbul Ataturk Reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – New York JFK Reduce from 3 to 2 daily. In addition, preliminary scheduling for summer 2017 season from 26MAR17 displays 4 weekly Boeing 777-300ER from 27MAR17 to 27MAY17, 10 weekly from 29MAY17.
Istanbul Ataturk – Sharm el Sheikh Previously not covered, TK will resume this route from 10SEP16, initially 4 times a week. Service increases to daily from 30OCT16

Following routes converted from year-round to summer-seasonal for 2016/17, meaning no operations from 30OCT16 to 25MAR17:
Istanbul Ataturk – Aqaba Previously planned 3 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Gassim Previously planned 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Osh Previously planned 3 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Tlemcen – Batna – Istanbul Ataturk Previously planned 2 weekly

Previously reported changes:
Istanbul Ataturk – Atlanta Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City – Istanbul Ataturk Increase from 2 to 3 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Ho Chi Minh City – Hanoi – Istanbul Ataturk Increase from 3 to 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Jakarta Boeing 777-300ER replaces A330-200, 1 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – Johannesburg – Durban Northern winter service increases from 3 to 5 weekly, A330-300 service
Istanbul Ataturk – Taipei Taoyuan Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly

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