Turkish Airlines has extended transit hospitality services to transfer passengers departing from Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Australia, Algeria, South Africa and Nigeria travelling to selected destinations.
The destinations include: United States, Europe, South America, United Kingdom, Ireland, the Far East, Middle East, North Africa and Asia.
This improved transit hospitality is coming to Nigerians at this time when Tarkan Once freshly assumed office as General Manager (Lagos) while also shuttling the Abuja Office in an acting GM capacity.
According to the airline, passengers travelling from Algeria, South Africa and Nigeria will have more than 20 hours of connection time in Istanbul.
The airline said the service was previously offered to passengers departing from Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Australia.
According to the airline, passengers will receive an accommodation voucher from Turkish Airlines’ authorised staff after booking their flight.
Using the voucher, the airline said economy class passengers will receive a one night stay at a 4-star hotel; and business class passengers a two night stay at a 5-star hotel in Sultanahmet and Taksim; popular neighbourhoods widely regarded as the central points of Istanbul.
Ahmet Olmustur, Turkish Airlines’ Chief Marketing Officer, said: “After receiving a positive response from our passengers we are excited to extend our ‘Stopover’ programme to more countries. We want to provide our passengers an opportunity to experience Turkish hospitality and other attractions that the beautiful city of Istanbul has to offer. We are confident that our passengers will benefit from our service and will make the most out of it.”
Olmustur said Turkish Airlines will continue to introduce measures to further improve customer satisfaction rates. Hesaid the global carrier picked up the world’s “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” Skytrax award in 2017 for the third consecutive year according to this year’s survey results.
According to the results of the global survey, the customer satisfaction rate for the food & beverage services that Turkish Airlines offer at the Lounge has increased by seven per cent to 89 per cent .