Turkish Airlines expands Japan service from April 2020

Turkish Airlines in last week’s schedule update filed service expansion to Japan from April 2020, including service resumption to Osaka Kansai. Planned operation as follows.

Istanbul – Osaka Kansai eff 14APR20 4 weekly 787-9, service resumption since January 2017
TK086 IST0125 – 1840KIX 789 x367
TK087 KIX2250 – 0510+1IST 789 x367

Service operates as Day x37 from 13JUN20.

From 14APR20, Turkish Airlines will once again codeshare with ANA on flights to/from Osaka Kansai, including:
Osaka Kansai – Okinawa
Osaka Kansai – Sapporo New Chitose
Osaka Kansai – Tokyo Haneda

Istanbul – Tokyo Narita eff 13APR20 Increase from 7 to 10 weekly, 11 weekly from 10JUN20. New flights operated by 777-300ER/787-9
TK052 IST0140 – 1910NRT 77W D
TK050 IST1635 – 1005+1NRT 77W 5
TK050 IST1635 – 1005+1NRT 789 16

TK051 NRT1145 – 1745IST 77W 6
TK051 NRT1145 – 1745IST 789 27
TK053 NRT2140 – 0340+1IST 77W D

From 10JUN20, TK050/051 will also see Day 3 (Day 4 from NRT) operating with 787-9.