Turkish Airlines moves 737 MAX 8 debut to early-August 2018

Turkish Airlines in recent schedule update filed changes to its planned Boeing 737 MAX 8 operations for summer 2018 and summer 2019. Planned service inaugural is now scheduled on 03AUG18 to Edinburgh, instead of 30JUL18 to Birmingham.

As of 10JUL18, planned 737 MAX 8 operations as follow.

Summer 2018 (737 MAX 8 to operate following routes between 03AUG18 and 27OCT18, including one-off flight)
Istanbul – Accra
Istanbul – Adana
Istanbul – Agri
Istanbul – Algiers
Istanbul – Amman
Istanbul – Ankara
Istanbul – Antalya
Istanbul – Asmara
Istanbul – Baku
Istanbul – Bamako – Niamey – Istanbul 
Istanbul – Belgrade
Istanbul – Berlin Tegel
Istanbul – Birmingham
Istanbul – Bishkek
Istanbul – Bodrum
Istanbul – Bologna
Istanbul – Bucharest
Istanbul – Budapest
Istanbul – Catania
Istanbul – Chisinau
Istanbul – Cotonou – Abidjan – Istanbul
Istanbul – Dalaman
Istanbul – Diyarbakir
Istanbul – Douala – Yaounde – Istanbul
Istanbul – Edinburgh
Istanbul – Ekaterinburg
Istanbul – Erbil
Istanbul – Ercan
Istanbul – Gaziantep
Istanbul – Hamburg
Istanbul – Hatay
Istanbul – Izmir
Istanbul – Kayseri
Istanbul – Kigali – Entebbe – Istanbul
Istanbul – Konya
Istanbul – Malaga
Istanbul – Mardin
Istanbul – Muscat
Istanbul – Naples
Istanbul – Nevsehir
Istanbul – Niamey – Bamako – Istanbul
Istanbul – Nouakchott – Dakar – Istanbul
Istanbul – Odessa
Istanbul – Oran
Istanbul – Ouagadougou – Conakry
Istanbul – Ouagadougou – Freetown
Istanbul – Podgorica
Istanbul – Porto
Istanbul – Samarkand
Istanbul – Samsun
Istanbul – Sarajevo
Istanbul – Shiraz
Istanbul – Tallinn
Istanbul – Thessaloniki
Istanbul – Trabzon
Istanbul – Valencia
Istanbul – Varna
Istanbul – Yaounde – Douala – Istanbul
Istanbul – Yaounde – N’Djamena – Istanbul

Winter 2018/19 (No major update to operation since last report covering this season. Additional adjustment to come in the next few weeks)
Istanbul – Accra 1 daily
Istanbul – Adana 1 daily
Istanbul – Algiers 1 daily
Istanbul – Bodrum 1 daily
Istanbul – Budapest 1 daily
Istanbul – Cologne 1 daily
Istanbul – Dakar – Banjul – Istanbul 1 weekly (from 01FEB19)
Istanbul – Djibouti – Mogadishu 1 daily
Istanbul – Dublin 1 daily
Istanbul – Esfahan 1 daily
Istanbul – Gaziantep 1 daily
Istanbul – Hatay 1 daily
Istanbul – Izmir 1 daily
Istanbul – Moscow Vnukovo 1 daily
Istanbul – Nairobi 1 daily
Istanbul – Skopje 1 daily

Summer 2019
Istanbul – Accra 1 daily
Istanbul – Ankara 1 daily
Istanbul – Bamako – Niamey – Istanbul 2 weekly
Istanbul – Birmingham 1 daily
Istanbul – Billund 1 daily
Istanbul – Copenhagen eff 02JUN18 1 weekly
Istanbul – Cotonou – Abidjan – Istanbul 1 daily
Istanbul – Dakar – Banjul – Istanbul 2 weekly
Istanbul – Dar es Salaam 5 weekly (7 weekly from 27MAY19)
Istanbul – Djibouti – Mogadishu 1 daily
Istanbul – Douala – Yaounde – Istanbul 3 weekly
Istanbul – Kigali – Entebbe 1 daily
Istanbul – Kinshasa – Libreville – Istanbul 5 weekly
Istanbul – Madrid eff 27MAY19 5 weekly (4 weekly from 29JUN19)
Istanbul – Marrakech eff 24JUN19 3 weekly
Istanbul – Mombasa 5 weekly
Istanbul – Moscow Vnukovo 1 daily
Istanbul – Niamey – Bamako – Istanbul 3 weekly
Istanbul – Odessa 01JUN19 – 22JUN19 1 weekly
Istanbul – Oran 1 daily
Istanbul – Ouagadougou – Conakry 2 weekly
Istanbul – Ouagadougou – Freetown 2 weekly
Istanbul – Paris CDG 01MAY19 – 25MAY19 2 weekly
Istanbul – Porto eff 27JUN19 1 weekly
Istanbul – Sarajevo 1 daily
Istanbul – Skopje eff 26JUN19 1 weekly
Istanbul – Sofia 2 weekly (1 weekly from 01JUN19)
Istanbul – Tallinn eff 29APR19 1 weekly (2 weekly from 30MAY19)
Istanbul – Valencia 1 weekly
Istanbul – Varna 04APR19 – 25APR19 1 weekly
Istanbul – Zanzibar – Kilimanjaro – Istanbul 5 weekly


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