Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines announced Thursday it was named in Travel Leisure’s annual World’s Best Awards in the "Top 10 International Airlines" category.
"It is a joy to be named among the best of the best in Travel Leisure’s annual reader survey and we are proud to continue offering our world-famous Turkish hospitality, world-class amenities and extensive route network to our guests and readers of Travel Leisure magazine," Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee M. Ilker Ayci said in a statement.
"And after a flight aboard Turkish Airlines, passengers can enjoy the sights and sounds of Istanbul, a city most deserving of Travel Leisure’s top city of Europe designation as well enjoy the beauty of the Aegean coast with a visit to Bodrum," he added.
Turkish city of Istanbul took first place in the Top Cities of Europe category. Bodrum, a resort town in Turkey, has also been featured in the list.
Turkish Airlines said its world-class lounge is located at the new airport in Istanbul, which is expected to be the largest in the world upon completion.