SunExpress to launch direct flights from Manchester to Antalya

SunExpress, a joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, is launching a direct flight between Manchester Airport and Antalya in Turkey on March 26, 2021.

The route will be served twice per week before going up to four a week from May 30.

“After a year of staying at home, the people of Britain deserve a sunny vacation,” said Peter Glade, CCO of SunExpress.

“Our new services to Antalya will serve the British people to arrive at their well-deserved holiday destination, fast, relaxed and for a competitive price, experiencing our unique SunExpress service.”

Karen Smart, managing director of Manchester Airport, said: “It’s great to see SunExpress launch services to Antalya from Manchester Airport, the UK’s global gateway in the North.

“After a difficult year, the route will mean families and households across our vast catchment will have additional access to one of our most popular Summer destinations.”

She added: “As ever, the safety of our passengers and staff remains our top priority, with a range of measures in place to provide peace of mind as we continue to connect people across the globe.”