Turkish Airlines new carrier AJet confirms first flight date, tickets go on sale

Turkish Airlines carrier AJet

The new Turkish Airlines carrier AJet ha confirmed that it will begin passenger flights from March 31, 2024, as tickets go on sale for the first time.  

Turkish Airlines unveiled its new low-cost subsidiary airline AJet Air Transportation, which evolved from AnadoluJet, in November 2023, and anticipation for the launch has been building since.  

On March 12, 2024, AJet confirmed in a statement that passengers could now access tickets through its website and app with the first flights operating to the United Kingdom.  

It was also explained that on and after March 31, 2024, passengers that are registered on AnadoluJet flights will be transferred to Ajet flights.   

“We will also share general information about the status of your flights after our system transition,” the airline said.  

In the summer of 2024, AJet will fly to 93 destinations including 41 on domestic routes and 52 on international routes with 95 aircraft in its fleet. 

AJet has ambitions to eventually fly to a total of 44 countries with a fleet of 200 aircraft in the next 10 years. 

“Established with the aim of becoming a low-cost airline at global standards and strengthening its competitive position in the market, AJet aims to make the airline experience more modern, comfortable and accessible by meeting the sky as of March 31, when it will start its flights,” a spokesperson for AJet said.  

Speaking in November 2023, Turkish Airlines Chairman Ahmet Bolat said: “In line with our goals for the next 10 years, we are proud to have started the establishment process of our AJet. The efforts and dedication we have put in for a long time have paid off, and we will introduce AJet to the skies with the summer schedule at the end of March 2024.”  

Bolat added: “We fully believe that AJet, with its new name, will become an important part of the low-cost aviation industry on a global scale.”   

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