Turkish Airlines adds Banjul from late-Nov 2018

Turkish Airlines from late-November 2018 is adding service to Banjul, with the offering of Istanbul – Dakar – Banjul – Istanbul triangle routing. From 26NOV18, Boeing 737-900ER will operate this route twice a week, and one of 2 weekly flights will switch to 737 MAX 8 from 01FEB19.

TK599 IST0130 – 0610DSS0655 – 0750BJL0845 – 1855IST 73J 1
TK597 IST1330 – 1810DSS1855 – 1950BJL2045 – 0655+1IST 73J 5

TK597 to be operated by 737 MAX 8 (7M8) from 01FEB19.

Overall service to Dakar remains unchanged at 7 weekly. From 26NOV18, 6 weekly Istanbul – Nouakchott – Dakar – Istanbul service will be reduced from 6 to 5 weekly.


ASM PurpleASM is hosting a special training event in December to mark its 25th anniversary in route development. The two-day event will play host to an impressive line-up of senior airline, airport and Industry speakers around the theme of 'If route development was perfect, what would it look like?'. 

Speakers include:

  • Gabriel Schmilovich Isgut, director network strategy, Vueling
  • Leon Verhallen, head of aviation development, Brussels Airport 
  • Laurie Berryman, former meneral manager UK and Ireland, Emirates.

Delegates will have the opportunity to network, socialise and discuss their opportunities with the respective speakers throughout the event.

Places are limited so please click on the following link to find out more details and book your place on what promises to be a fantastic conversation.

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