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SunExpress is a passenger and scheduled charter Turkish airline. It flies to several destinations across Europe, Asia and North Africa, serving more than 100 locations overall. The airline has a home base in Antalya on the Turkish Riviera and a secondary base in Izmir on the Aegean coast.
Founded in 1989 as a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, SunExpress mainly focuses on flying to destinations Turkey and Germany. The airline initially launched as a charter airline and flew its first flight between Antalya and Frankfurt in 1990. Shortly after, it began flying scheduled flights with both international and domestic services. The airline has also subsidiaries: SunExpress Germany and Deutschland.
SunExpress serves a number of destinations in Europe and the Middle East, as per the tables below detailing the domestic and international routes:
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Antalya Airport (AYT) is an international airport in Turkey and is the hub airport for SunExpress. The airport is among the top three busiest airports in Turkey and serves more than 7 million passengers per year. Although the airport does facilitate regular flights year-round, most of the flight at the airport operate on a seasonal basis. The airport has three runways and three terminals.
SunExpress has one of the most reliable and modern fleets in Europe. SunExpress currently consists of solely Boeing 737 aircraft. This includes the Boeing 737-800 and the Boeing 737 MAX 8.
If you're travelling with your family, we recommend that you reserve your seat on SunExpress flights now! With 'Best Family Offer' you ca save up to 40% on selected seats. Please note that at least one child and one adult must be listed on the booking in order to receive the Best Family Offer.
You can also buy XLeg seats if you wish to have more legroom. XLeg seats is available to book up to 3 hours before your flight departure time on domestic flights and up to 6 hours prior to your flight departure on international flights.