Turkish Airlines bids farewell to Ataturk Airport

Istanbul Airport serves flights after mega move

Istanbul Airport serves flights after mega move

One of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's signature megaprojects, Even the Istanbul Airport, will serve 90 million passengers annually and opened partly from October.

Singapore flight, operated with TC-JJY tail coded aircraft with 319 passengers and 18 cabin crew, has already become a memorable milestone in the history of Turkish Airlines.

Ataturk Airport, ranked the 17th busiest in the entire world in 2018, will cease commercial operations at 02:00 am neighborhood on Saturday (2300 GMT Friday).

Once the mega move to Istanbul Airport finished late Saturday, Turkish Airlines will conduct its first flight to the capital Ankara's Esenboga Airport.

"Closed highways are reopened for traffic", national flag carrier Turkish Airlines CEO Bilal Eksi tweeted on Saturday.

"10,000 pieces of equipment weighing 47,000 tons were tagged piece by piece", it said on its official Twitter account.

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Trucks carry equipment from Ataturk Airport to New Istanbul Airport.

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The employees, who come from different parts of the world, shared their emotions in a video released by the airliner.

The new Istanbul Airport is expected to host more than 200 million passengers a year, two-and-a-half times as many as Heathrow.

Both hubs are now closed to general air traffic.

The Turkish Airlines flight, which concluded the successful adventure of the global carrier on Atatürk Airport, was met with great interest of the passengers.

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