Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines started the final relocation process from the carrier’s Istanbul Atatürk hub to the new Istanbul Airport on April 5 at 3:00 a.m. local time, which was expected to take 45 hrs. The new Istanbul Airport, which began partial operations Oct. 29, 2018, was originally scheduled to be completely open March 3. To accommodate the operations switchover, Atatürk and Istanbul airports plan to close for all scheduled passenger flights for 12 hrs. ...

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