Maiden flight from Turkey arrives in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/31
By: Bien Chin-feng, Christie Chen and Kuo Chung-han

Taipei, March 31 (CNA) Turkish Airlines flight TK24, the first ever direct flight from Istanbul to 201503310028t0001Taipei, arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) Tuesday.

The Airbus A340-300, with 34 business-class seats and 236 economy-class seats, was carrying 270 passengers.

Turkey’s representative to Taiwan, Ismet Erikan, told CNA March 5 that the direct flights will be “a new window, a new door-opening for the people of Taiwan, for the business circles of Taiwan” and will definitely “increase trade, tourism and academic cooperation” between the two countries.     [FULL  STORY]

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