Turkish Airlines Celebrates Holy Month of Ramadan With Local Partners

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Published June 10th, 2018 - 05:52 GMT
The celebratory event was attended by the Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait.
The celebratory event was attended by the Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait.

The Kuwait Office of Turkish Airlines, Europe’s best airline for the sixth year in a row, recently hosted its annual Ramadan Ghabka with local dignitaries, civil aviation senior officials, travel agencies, employees, media partners and corporate customers at Arraya Ballroom, Marriot in Kuwait City.

The celebratory event was attended by the Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait, H.E. Mrs Ayşe Hilal Sayan Koytak who were all immersed in the authentic Turkish hospitality and music by Turkish artists namely Tahir Cağman & Veysel Celikdemir including an exquisite sand drawing performance that narrated the story of Islamic culture with Turkish heritage.

Sami Aydogan, General Manager, Turkish Airlines Kuwait, said: “It gives me great pleasure in sharing this special occasion with our many distinguished guests and partners in growth.  The Holy Month of Ramadan is a true testament to the deep cultural and religious ties between Turkey and Kuwait. Turkish Airlines continues to strengthen its presence in Kuwait bringing the two countries closer with more than 52 flights to Turkey every week.’’

During the Ghabka, Mr. Aydogan gave an exposé of the noteworthy Ramadan activities that the Turkish Airlines Kuwait Office carries out in vulnerable communities around the world. As a responsible partner who contributes to the Kuwaiti society, Turkish Airlines Kuwait office successfully partnered with the International Islamic Charity Organization and Abdullah Ali AbdulWahhab Al Muttawah Charity Foundation to distribute 44,000 Iftar meals to people in countries like Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Abhkazia, Myanmar (Rakhine), Palestine and Afghanistan through schools, orphanages, and mosques.  In the spirit of Ramadan, Turkish Airlines management also visited Kuwait’s Elderly Home in the Ministry of Social Affairs contributing valuable gift baskets to the elderly community. Additionally, Turkish Airlines visited the orphans at the Ministry of Social Affairs and shared in the joy of the season by gifting them sweets.

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Turkish Airlines

Turkey's "rising star", Turkish Airlines, began its’ journey back in 1933 with 5 planes. Today, Turkish Airlines boasts a fleet of 335 aircrafts (passenger and cargo) and continues that journey with the same excitement. With its growth figures placing the company among the leading airlines in the world, Turkish Airlines, with a momentous decision in 2013, made the biggest airplane purchase in the history of Turkish Civil Aviation. 

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