by Tom Brosnahan
Travel Info Exchange
Atlasjet (or Atlas
Jet) is a low-fare Turkish
airline owned by two large Turkish
tour operators, Etstur and Öger
it started as a charter airline flying
tour participants from Europe to
Turkey. Now it welcomes the general
public to its flights, challenging
the traditional national carrier, Turkish
Airlines, and serves several
internal Turkish routes.
daily flights from Istanbul to Adana, Antalya, Bodrum,
Dalaman, Erbil (Iraq), Erzincan, Gaziantep, Iğdır, Jiddah (Saudi Arabia), İzmir, Kars, Kayseri (for Cappadocia), Malatya,
Mykonos (Greece), Sharjah (UAE), Sulaymaiyah (Iraq), Siirt, Teheran (Iran),
and Van, as well as twice-weekly flights
from Istanbul to
northern (Turkish) Cyprus.
Fares on most of
its flights are lower than the larger airlines,
with an important bonus: free
airport-to-city shuttle bus service at
some airports. Airport
transfers can be expensive, so having
a free service is an important advantage.
are sold by some Turkish
travel agents. In Cappadocia, Rock Valley Travel is their sales agent, and operates the Atlasjet airport shuttle vans that take you between the airport and your hotel efficiently, at a reasonable price. More...
Here's how to find the lowest airfares within Turkey.
Eski Halkalı Yolu, Yeşilyurt
Alaçatı Evleri Yanı No. 5/B
Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
Tel +90 (216) 444 0 387
—by Tom Brosnahan