IATA Code “ISL” shall be used for Istanbul Atatürk Airport (LTBA) and IATA Code “IST” shall be used for Istanbul Airport (LTFM).

Dear Partners

Below is a Transition Plan for TK to move over to the New Airport in Istanbul, please keep the customer informed of the progress and we may expect some delay for releasing shipments by TK at the New Airport, also there may be some change of the moving schedule from TK in last minute , but we will keep informed if there are any news Notice again from TK.

Suggest to inform customer in advance now.

Please be informed that the transfer from Istanbul Atatürk Airport (LTBA) to Istanbul Airport (LTFM) will commence at 05 April 2019 00:00 UTC and end at 06 April 2019 21:00 UTC. After transition, LTBA will be closed to commercial passenger flights and will ONLY AVAILABLE for cargo flights.IATA Code “ISL” shall be used for Istanbul Atatürk Airport (LTBA) and IATA Code “IST” shall be used for Istanbul Airport (LTFM). You may refer to below “Airport Transition Calendar” for further details.

Certain sales restrictions on connections among different types of aircrafts under Thru/ Mix pallets will be implemented, GREEN box means still available for sales and RED box means closed for sales on specific date, details please find attachment “Sales Restriction Calendar”.

For the new connection times in Istanbul, you may refer to the file “Connection Times during dual Airport Operations”.

Your cooperation during the transition period will be highly appreciated and please do let us know if you have any questions. Thank you.

Thanks and Best Regards,


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