Turkish Airlines awards its top performing travel agencies for dedicated service

Turkish Airlines awards its top performing travel agencies for dedicated service
  • Turkish Airlines is a four-star airline with a fleet of 335 aircraft (passengers and cargos) flying to 296 cities in 120 countries worldwide (247 international and 49 domestic cities)
  • The airline transported 62.8 million passengers in 2016 (a 2.5% increase from the previous year), Turkish Airlines is currently ranked third in Europe for number of passengers and sixth globally
  • The airline says its currently investing into improving its operations in the country

Turkish Airlines Kenya office on Friday 17th March 2017 held an appreciation dinner for the travel agencies they work with. This was in recognition of their dedication and support in 2016. The event was graced by the Turkish Ambassador to Kenya, Deniz Eke.

BCD Travel was recognised as the top ranked agency in terms of total sales, while Euro Africa Travel and Charleston Travel came in second and third respectively in total sales. Carlson Wagonlit Travel received an appreciation plaque for the best business class sales with Fleet Travel appreciated for the highest group sales.

Turkish Ambassador to Kenya Deniz Eke (Centre)Presents a trophy to the BCD Travel that was recognised as the top ranked agency in terms of total sales.

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The Turkish Airlines Country Manager Mustafa Ozkahraman said that the company would continue investing into improving its operations in the country as well as offer amazing customer experience. “One such investment is the opening of the Turkish Airlines Lounge at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in June last year, which will help position ourselves as a premium service provider.”

The lounge seats on approximately 440m² with an installed guest capacity of 100 passengers. The culinary experience of the lounge is influences by a wide array of international cuisines with a light touch of Turkish traditional and oriental pastries.

 

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