By: AirTravellerPH Staff
Starting June 2020, Turkish Airlines will be switching to the Airbus A350-900 for their daily Istanbul to Manila and vice versa flights. The Boeing 777-300ER is currently being used for the route. Based on a report from Routes Online, flight TK084 leaves Istanbul at 0155H and arrives Manila at 1910H while TK085 departs Manila at 2130H and arrives in Istanbul at 0505H Turkey time.
Turkish Airlines has been flying direct Istanbul to Manila flights since March 2015. From three times weekly, Turkish Airlines increased its frequency to daily flights, formerly using Airbus A340 aircraft to the present Boeing 777-300ER.
As of this writing, the airlines's first A350-900 is now at the final assembly line in Toulouse, France.