AnadoluJet Launches Direct Flights between Ankara and London

AnadoluJet Launches Direct Flights between Ankara and London

The first direct flight between Ankara and London by AnadoluJet took place on Friday the 28th of January, 2011 from Ankara Esenboğa Airport to London Stansted Airport in the capital city of England. During the reception held after the press conference at Ankara Esenboğa Airport prior to the taking off the first direct flight by AnadoluJet between Ankara and London, a cake prepared by BTA Catering was the focal point of attraction. The cake was decorated with symbols of Ankara Atakule and one of the most famous landmarks of London, Tower Bridge over the River Thames. The reception held to celebrate the first direct flight by AnadoluJet between Ankara-London on Friday 28th January 2011 was attended by TAV Esenboğa General Manager Nuray Demirer, Anadolu Jet Regional Flights President Sami Alan, and DHMI Esenboğa General Director Yılmaz Keles. TAV Esenboğa General Manager Nuray Demirer said “We are facilitating many direct flights to various parts of the world from Ankara Esenboğa Airport and today AnadoluJet adds another one to our schedule. This is an important day both for AnadoluJet and Ankara Esenboğa Airport. We are continuously improving the service quality at Ankara Esenboğa Airport which has now become the new regional hub of Turkey. The passenger traffic through Esenboğa Airport is mounting up each year and number of passengers has increased by 28% in 2010 compared to figures in 2009.“ AnadoluJet Regional Flights President Sami Alan remarked that they are proud of the level of success they have achieved in a time less than 3 years since the inception of the company. Mr. Alan said that they have now launched their 50th destination and added 14th foreign destination to their current 36 local destination points. Highlighting the importance of the issue, Alan commented: "We are very proud in launching our 50th flight destination in a short time of 2 years and 8 months. Alan announced that AnadoluJet would be facilitating 3 flights a week –on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays- from Ankara to London and the passengers from almost 20 cities in Anatolia would have the chance to fly to London with 1-1,5 hours connection flights. He also remarked "We are not only meeting the needs of Ankara. As our name suggests, we are trying to become the jet of Anatolia. We will offer connection flights from various points in Anatolia to London via Ankara.” With the direct flights between Ankara and London departing at 10:45 hrs every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, passengers will now be able to fly directly to London from Ankara The duration of Ankara-London direct flight is 4 hours and 25 minutes and the flights are scheduled to take off at 10.15 hrs from Ankara arriving London at 12.40 local time. During the traditional celebration ceremony following the speeches, the passengers were treated to a cake prepared by BTA Catering, a service company of TAV Airports that operates Ankara Esenboğa

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Transportation with Havas Services:

You can use HAVAS services to come to our Terminal from city center which depart every half hour from ASTI passenger arrivals hall between 03:00 – 21:00 hours or from Havas Terminal at Ulus 19 May Stadium’s B entrance between 03:00 – 21:30. Between 21:00 – 03:00 Havas buses make arrangements according to departure hours of flights.

After your arrival at Esenboga Airport, to go to the city center, you can use Havas services from their bus stop in front of Domestic-International Lines Arrivals Floor. Bus stop is on the right side of entrance. Buses do not have fixed schedule and depart according to arrival times of flights.

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There are 4 CIP Lounge in our terminal:

THY Domestic Lines CIP Lounge: Turkish Airlines Business Class and Elit Card holder passengers can make use of this hall which is operated by Turkish Airlines and situated outside of terminal building, near Domestic Lines Arrivals floor.

THY International Lines CIP Lounge: Turkish Airlines Business Class and Elit Card holder passengers can make use of this hall which is operated by Turkish Airlines and situated at International Lines Departures floor, in the upper floor of cleared area after passport control.

Wings Prime Class Lounge: “Primeclass” passengers, card owners specified by Akbank, Priority class card holders and guests of other contracted institutions can make use of this facility free of charge while other passengers need to pay usage fee. WINGS “primeclass” Lounge is located at Domestic Lines Departures Floor in the lower floor of cleared area after second security control.

Is Bankasi Millenium Lounge: All Is Bankasi Credit Card holders and First and Business Class passengers of contracted airlines can benefit from services of İs Bankasi Millenium Lounge free of charge. Other passengers can also make use of the services of this hall by paying usage fee. Is Bankasi Millenium Lounge is located at International Lines Departures floor, upper floor of the cleared area after passport control.

“Primeclass” CIP Service of TAV Airports Holding Co. is a personalized CIP service understanding which passengers who would like to save time, stay away from the stress of airports rush before or after flights and be hosted in a comfortable environment can utilize.

This special service which will make you feel yourself in a different way opens the doors to a world of privileges with its wide spectrum service offered under Prime Pack brand.

Prime Pack hosts primeclass guests with its staff equipped with a professional service understanding.

Our guests are welcomed by our expert “primeclass” hostess and portage staff at the entrance door of our terminal, x-ray pass, check-in and passport procedures are made with the assistance of our hostesses. Resting of our passengers at CIP Lounge in a specially designed comfort and environment excluded from crowd, noise pollution and flight chasing stress.

At the lounge, our guests can use internet facilities, eat and drink at cold and hot buffet while watching the latest news. When it is time for boarding they are seen off by CIP hostess at aircrafts door.

Guests can benefit from “primeclass” comfort on their arrival and during their domestic line flights too.

“Primeclass” is a boutique CIP service offered to all passengers regardless of airline or class, of any age and any profession, whose time is valuable, fond of comfort and travelling without stress. You can take advantage of this special service offered by “primeclass” by making a reservation at least 48 hours before your flight.

For reservation and detailed information:

Related person: Burcu SHAW

Telephone: +90 312 590 40 64

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Airline companies are responsible for all procedures after check-in, during loading of luggage to aircraft and afterwards; therefore you should make your application to related airlines company Lost-Damaged Luggage Units with your identification and luggage information.

You can consult our Lost Property department for articles forgotten in our terminal.

TAV Esenboga Lost Property: +90 312 590 43 88

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