Turkish Airlines Announces Vancouver & Bamboo Airways Adds Prague

Two new routes have been announced and are set to launch this year.


1. Turkish Airlines Announces Istanbul to Vancouver


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Turkish Airlines has announced its third Canadian destination, Vancouver.

  • Turkish Airlines already serves both Montreal and Toronto.
  • Istanbul to Vancouver will be served three times a week on the Boeing 787-9.
  • Flight begins on June 9, 2020.

Schedule:
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  • This will also be Vancouver’s longest destination into Europe.

2. Bamboo Airways Announces Hanoi to Prague


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Bamboo Airways will be launching its first ever long-haul route starting with Prague.

  • This will be the only nonstop flight between Vietnam and the Czech Republic.
  • This route was formally announced last month in conjunction with celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations with Vietnam and the Czech Republic along with Bamboo Airways’ first anniversary.
  • Bamboo Airways will fly on Sunday and Wednesday. From Prague, the plane will fly at 18:05 and land in Hanoi at 9:35 local time after 10 hours and 30 minutes of flight.
  • The flight back from Hanoi leaves at 9:20, and will land in Prague at 4 pm after 11 hours and 40 minutes.
  • The flight is now available for booking, operating twice a week on Bamboo Airways’ brand-new Boeing 787-9s.

Sources/Credits

Images from their respective airlines.
https://www.turkishairlines.com/en-us/news-press-release/?p=1
https://www.praguemorning.cz/bamboo-airways-starts-selling-tickets-from-prague-to-hanoi/

Congrats to these airlines on launching these new routes, especially Bamboo Airways’ for its upcoming first long-haul route! As Bamboo Airways is expected to receive a total of 30 787-9s, they should be announcing more long-haul routes in the near future. I’m personally excited for both of these.

What are your thoughts on these new routes?

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Can’t wait to see Bamboo Airways start their journey to Prague. Great destination!

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Brilliant name.

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Wow Vancouver getting a new airline! 👀

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WOOOOOOOHHHHOOO YVR my baby your gettingf a new route

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