Press Release Date: 24th October 2012
The sun holiday market from Shannon Airport has received a welcome boost this week with the announcement that WingsAbroad, the Turkish holiday specialists, will double the number of flights to Bodrum from Shannon next summer with the first flight commencing on Sunday 26th May.
The charter flights to Turkey will now operate for the full summer season with the last flight operating on 22nd September next year.
Commenting on the announcement Tayfun Gokpinar, Managing Director of WingsAbroad stated “I am delighted with the success of our Shannon service to Bodrum this summer and due to the large support we received from the travel trade and our customers in the region we have decided to extend our programme next summer which will effectively double the number of flights and passengers that we operate at Shannon Airport. WingsAbroad has a large following in the Shannon and Munster region and to now be able to offer our customers more flights is fantastic. We introduced the route this year and thanks to all the support received from our customers and Shannon Airport we are now able to invest further in the Shannon market”.
Declan Power, Aviation Business Development at Shannon, stated “We have worked very closely with WingsAbroad this season to ensure the success of the service and we are delighted that that the number of flights and passengers will effectively double in size for summer 2013 with over 6,000 passengers expected to travel with WingsAbroad. Customers can avoid the inconvenience and arduous trek of travelling from other airports now that more seats are available to the sun right on their doorstep”.
In 2011 WingsAbroad’s total capacity for the Summer season was 10,000 which expanded to 12,500 in Summer 2012. They plan to continue this expansion with a target of 16,000 for Summer 2013.
This weekly charter programme will offer holiday packages as well as a seat only option for those customers wishing to visit their own holiday properties in this region of Turkey. With the Shannon flight, holidaymakers will be able to explore Bodrum itself as well as Gumbet, Bitez, Altinkum, Marmaris and Kusadasi.
Some of WingsAbroad’s top resorts offered on the Shannon route include:
- The 4* Golden Day Wings Hotel, Kusadasi from only €639pp based on 2 people sharing on a B&B basis. Travelling 2nd June 2013.
- The 4* Marina Hotel, Kusadasi from only €699pp on a B&B basis. Travelling 2nd June 2013.
- The 4* Pine Club Resort from only €1474 for 2 people or €1893 for 2 adults and 2 children (including 1 free child place). Travelling 9th June 2013.
Price includes: Return flights ex. Shannon, 14 nights accommodation as stated and return transfers.
Only extra €3 per person government tax. Prices are subject to availability and change. Terms and conditions apply. Child age limit 12 years.
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