Turkish Airlines adds Gambian city of Banjul as new African destination

2018-11-27 16:30
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Turkish Airlines has added Banjul to its unrivalled list of African destinations.

The airline now flies twice a week (Mondays and Fridays) between the Gambian capital and Istanbul, via Dakar in Senegal. 

The coastal city of Banjul is the gateway to Gambia’s thriving tourism industry, which is built around its famous Atlantic beaches and abundant wildlife.  

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Banjul takes the number of African destinations served by Turkish Airlines to 54 in total. Some  of its other African destinations include Accra in Ghana and Bamako in Mali.

It even flies to Mogadishu in Somalia, a destination very, very few airlines go to.

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Globally, Turkish Airlines now flies to a world-leading 305 destinations.

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(Turkish Airlines lands in Banjul, Gambia. PHOTOS: Supplied by Turkish Airlines) 

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