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Top 10 Istanbul by Melissa Shales

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Getting to Istanbul

1. International Flights

The national carrier, Turkish Airlines, flies to and from more than 100 airports worldwide. Other major airlines and low-cost carriers also fly to Istanbul. Flights are 3.5 hours from London and 9 hours from New York.prac_infoTurkish Airlines • 0212 444 08 49 (central reservations) • www.thy.com

2. Domestic Flights

Turkish Airlines competes with domestic operators including Onur Air, Atlasjet and Pegasus.

3. Airports

Istanbul has two main airports, Atatürk International and Sabiha Gökçen. Most major airlines fly into Atatürk International, 24 km (15 miles) west of the city centre, on the European shore. Sabiha Gökçen, ...

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