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Sunway Holidays announces new summer charter service to Turkey from Ireland West Airport Knock

Ireland West Airport Knock are delighted to announce that leading Irish Owned Tour Operator, Sunway Holidays, will operate a weekly charter service next summer to Izmir in Turkey.
Sunway Holidays will operate direct services to Izmir every Saturday from September 12th to October 24th. Sunway are 100% Irish owned and the largest Tour Operator to Turkey from Ireland.

This is welcome news for holidaymakers from the West of Ireland as the airport adds another European destination to its network.  Turkey is a great value holiday destination and has so much to offer to visitors; stunning natural beauty, picturesque historical and archaeological sites, wonderful tourist areas and a tradition of hospitality and competitive prices. It’s not surprising why this country has become one of the world's most popular tourism destinations.
Featured resorts like Kusadasi, Bodrum, Bitez, Gumbet & Altinkum offer a great base from which to visit the many famous landmarks. Some of the world’s most amazing natural sites are literally on your doorstep. Turkey has over eight thousand kilometres of coastline, in excess of 350 blue flag beaches and marinas offering a variety of water-sports.

Welcoming the news, Joe Gilmore, Managing Director, Ireland West Airport Knock said "We are delighted to add Turkey to our list of sun destinations for 2015. Its great news to be introducing new services with Sunway, Irelands largest tour operator, and a 100% Irish owned company, providing even more choice of sun destinations for the people of the West, North West and Midlands regions of Ireland. We are looking forward to working with Sunway and the trade in the region in promoting this service in the coming months".

Commenting on this new service, Tanya Airey, Managing Director of Sunway Holidays “Sunway is delighted to reintroduce the many wonders of Turkey to the West of Ireland. Kusadasi, the most popular resort, is one of the largest and best known of the Aegean Sea holiday resorts in Turkey and has been the most popular resort for Irish tourists for many years. It is a port city built along the shores of a bay and offers an abundance of activities including historical and religious excursions, shopping, water sports, excellent restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Kusadasi also has two waterparks making it an appealing destination for families also"

For further information on package holidays to Turkey visit or call (01) 2311800 or contact your local travel agent.