This summer SunExpress will offer 1.7 million seats to Izmir, the airline’s connection hub. Pointing out that since starting its Izmir operation, SunExpress has continuously grown and become a major contributor to Izmir’s urban tourism.
“We also offer connections from many cities of Anatolia to Europe via Izmir. Our new international destinations from Izmir this summer will be Eindhoven in the Netherlands, St. Petersburg in Russia and Marseille in France. With these additions, we bring our offer of international destinations from Izmir to 32,” said SunExpress CEO Jens Bischof.
SunExpress, the joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, recorded a historic revenue increase and achieving record growth in 2018. SunExpress grew by 10% in 2018, compared to the previous year and generated a revenue of approx. EUR 1.3 billion. The number of passengers welcomed on board in 2018 reached to almost 10 million and the load factor was 84 %.