China Southern from December 2018 plans to resume service to Turkey, since June 2016. From 20DEC18, the airline will operate Beijing – Istanbul service 3 times a week, with Airbus A330 aircraft. The Skyteam member previously operate Beijing – Urumqi – Istanbul route.
CZ679 PEK0010 – 0535IST 330 246
CZ680 IST0735 – 2150PEK 330 246
This update was first noted on Airlineroute's twitter account on 24AUG18.
China Southern to resume service to Turkey, with 3 weekly Beijing – Istanbul flight from 20DEC18, with A330. CZ last served Beijing – Urumqi – Istanbul until June 2016— Airlineroute (@Airlineroute) August 24, 2018