Health Alert – Mission Turkey – April 19

April 19, 2020    

Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Information Regarding Direct Flights to the United States

New Updates

Turkish Airlines will be opening booking for three direct flights to the United States: 

Thursday, 23 April 2020
Flight TK 4940 / Istanbul (IST) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Departs: 02:25
Arrives: 06:05

Flight TK 4030 / Istanbul (IST) – New York (JFK)

Departs: 14:40

Arrives: 18:30

Friday, 24 April 2020

Flight TK 4906 / Istanbul (IST) – Washington, D.C. (IAD)

Departs: 02:40
Arrives: 06:30

THY says it will rebook purchased tickets for canceled or future flights on these flights.  Due to a technical issue, these flights are not currently available for booking. We will transmit a new message once they are available for booking. You may also monitor the Turkish Airlines website for reservations and ticketing ( or telephone 444 08 49 for more information.

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