NEWSFLASH | January 8 2019
     
         
 
Indian visitors to Turkey double in past 12 months
Indian arrivals to Turkey more than doubled in 2018 according to latest statistics – up to 200,000 from 87,000 in 2017. Now the two governments are looking at ways to increase air connectivity to satisfy this massive upturn in demand. Şakir Özkan Torunlar, Ambassador of Turkey to India said: “Soon, we will have not only Turkish Airlines but other companies including Indian carriers connecting the two countries. This will be not only from Mumbai and Delhi but also from other Indian and Turkish cities. This development should take place in the next few months.” ... More
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