Turkish Airlines began service to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Monday by flying in the carrier’s signature Boeing 777-300ER featuring a special Batman v. Superman livery.
Announced on June 15th, 2015, Atlanta is the 9th city in the United Statesand the newest in North America after Miami, which received service last October.
Timing for the Atlanta flight is consistent with most Turkish flights to the United States, and are suitable for connecting to much of Europe and Asia through its Istanbul hub. The flight departs Istanbul at 14:05 and arrives in Atlanta at 19:05. Leaving Atlanta, the flight departs at 22:45 and arrives in Istanbul at 16:40.
The estimated flight time is between 11 and 12 hours each way. Turkish will fly the Boeing 777-300ER on the Istanbul – Atlanta route. The largest aircraft in its fleet, the 777-300ER seats 349 seats in a two-class configuration (49 in Business and 300 in Economy). Turkish currently has 29 777-300ER aircraft in their fleet. The airline has also the Atlanta route will decrease from daily to 5X weekly, starting October 30th, for the winter season at least.