By THE JAKARTA POST
Asia News Network
According to a statement received by The Jakarta Post, the maiden flight landed at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, Bali, on July 17 at 7:30 p.m. local time.
The flight carried a total of 258 passengers, comprising 250 adults and eight children.
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For the route, Turkey’s national flag carrier uses the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The aircraft has 300 seats; 30 in business class and 270 in economy.
The Istanbul-Bali service will be available three times a week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday until the end of July. The carrier is said to start operating the route daily in August. (jes/kes)