Turkish Airlines W16 Europe/Short-Haul service changes as of 27AUG16

Turkish Airlines this week has adjusted planned winter 2016/17 operations, from 30OCT16 to 25MAR17. This post covers Europe, Russia-CIS from Istanbul, as well as other short/medium-haul service from Ankara.

Note the frequency comparison is based on winter schedule filing as of 19AUG16 (source from OAG Schedules Analyser) vs 26AUG16. Comparison with winter 2015/16 season is based on information listed in Turkish Airlines' PDF timetable.

Istanbul Ataturk – Bari Reduce from 4 to 3 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Basel/Mulhouse Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Bilbao Reduce from previously planned 4 to 2 weekly (5 weekly in summer)
Istanbul Ataturk – Birmingham Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly (12 weekly in W15)
Istanbul Ataturk – Bremen Reduce from 10 to 7 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Budapest Reduce from 3 to 2 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – Catania Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Cologne Reduce from 21 to 19 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Copenhagen Reduce from 3 to 2 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – Dublin Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Edinburgh Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Ekaterinburg Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Frankfurt Reduce from 28 to 25 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Graz Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Hamburg Reduce from 4 to 3 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – Hanover Reduce from 3 to 2 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – Kazan Reduce from 4 to 3 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Leipzig Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Lisbon Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – London Gatwick Reduce from 3 to 2 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – Luxembourg Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Lyon Reduce from 14 to 12 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Madrid Reduce from 3 to 2 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – Manchester Reduce from 19 to 14 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Marseille Reduce from 10 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Munich Reduce from 35 to 25 weekly (28 weekly in W15)
Istanbul Ataturk – Naples Reduce from 10 to 7 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Nice Reduce from 8 to 5 weekly (7 weekly in W15)
Istanbul Ataturk – Novosibirsk Reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Nuremberg Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Pristina Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Riga Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Rome Reduce from 4 to 3 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – St. Petersburg Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Salzburg Reduce from 8 to 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Sarajevo Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Sofia Reduce from 3 to 2 daily (18 weekly in W15 from 28DEC15)
Istanbul Ataturk – Stavropol Reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Stuttgart Reduce from 4 to 3 daily
Istanbul Ataturk – Tallinn Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Thessaloniki Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Toulouse Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Valencia Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Vilnius Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Zagreb Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Zaporizhia Reduce from 4 to 3 weekly
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Barcelona Reduce from 6 to 4 weekly
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Dusseldorf Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly (9 weekly in W15)
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Frankfurt Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly (9 weekly in W15)
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – London Gatwick Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Milan Malpensa Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Munich Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly (11 weekly in W15)
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Rome Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Vienna Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly

Following routes sees frequency reduction, however the revised frequency is identical to W15 season:
Istanbul Ataturk – Barcelona Reduce from 25 to 21 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Kiev Borispil Reduce from 14 to 13 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Malta Reduce from 14 to 10 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Paris CDG Reduce from 5 to 4 daily
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Amsterdam Increase from 7 to 9 weekly
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Cologne Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly

Following routes sees frequency reduction, however the revised frequency remains an overall increase when compared to W15:
Ankara – Jeddah Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly (No operation in W15)
Ankara – Madinah Reduce from 7 to 3 weekly (No operation in W15)
Istanbul Ataturk – Porto Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly (4 weekly in W15)
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Berlin Tegel Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly (No operation in W15)
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Brussels Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly (No operation in W15)

Following routes converted from year-round to summer-seasonal for 2016/17, meaning no operations from 30OCT16 to 25MAR17 (frequency listed below is based on schedule filing as of 19AUG16):
Ankara – Berlin Tegel Previously planned 2 weekly
Ankara – Frankfurt Previously planned 3 weekly
Ankara – Vienna Previously planned 2 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Bordeaux Previously planned 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Friedrichshafen Previously planned 7 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Genoa Previously planned 3 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Ivano-Frankivsk Previously planned 7 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Previously planned 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Muenster Previously planned 4 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Pisa Previously planned 5 weekly
Istanbul Ataturk – Rotterdam Previously planned 7 weekly
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Baku Previously planned 7 weekly
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Erbil Previously planned 4 weekly
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Venice Previously planned 4 weekly