Following many years of co-operation with UK Tour Operators, operating charter flights from a wide range of Airports from the UK to Turkey, Freebird is pleased to announce that from July 2021, flights will commence from London Gatwick and Manchester to Antalya.

Furthermore, from May 2022, the flight programme will recommence, again, initially from Gatwick and Manchester to Antalya.

Flight seat capacity will be made available via the Freebird online website, and via API connection, integrated via Paxport’s “Paxfab” platform.

With its fleet of 8 Airbus A320’s, Freebird will initially operate 2 x weekly services from Manchester, Wednesday, and Saturday from 3rd July 2021: and services from Gatwick, 2 x weekly, Tuesday and Sunday, commencing 4th July 2021. Flights will operate up to the end of October 2021 and will recommence in May 2022, initially with the same frequency.

Onur Sezgen, Revenue Management Manager, commented, “Despite the challenges of Covid both in the UK and Turkey, Freebird remain committed to the UK Leisure market and in particular, to support those Travel Companies in the UK offering holidays to Turkey. Turkey is an extremely popular destination for UK holiday makers we want to make sure we can help provide the opportunity for holiday makers to return to Turkey this Summer and next”.

Three price options, from a basic cabin baggage only offering, to a fully flexible, bags and pre-seating included option. Flexible flight changes due to Covid restrictions will also be offered. A full range of post booking service and product upgrades will be available via the “manage my booking” option on the website;

Carl Denton, UK Sales added, Freedbird has operated for many years in the UK with Tour Operators and will remain focused on working with Travel Industry partners. We look forward to co-operating to make the operation a success.