Turkish Airlines will begin operating flights from Istanbul to the Tanzanian tourist destination of Zanzibar by the end of this year, the company said in a written statement on Friday.
The airline stated that Zanzibar would be the company's 293rd destination worldwide and the 50th across 31 African countries.
The company added that flights between Istanbul and Zanzibar would operate three days a week to and fro on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, with costs starting as low as $636 all-inclusive. They will start on Dec. 12
Turkish Airlines already offers flights to the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam and to Kilimanjaro International Airport.
Turkey's flag carrier flies to 116 countries around the world, more than any other airline, according to the company.