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Turkish Airlines celebrates Ramadan with new on-board services

Posted 12 June 2017 · Add Comment

Turkish Airlines has announced its new on-board services that specially prepared for the holy month of Ramadan.

Passengers travelling during Iftar and Sohour time onboard Turkish Airlines will now be served freshly prepared Ramadan meals prepared by accomplished chefs.

Turkish DO & CO, the catering company of Turkish Airlines, have created special meal boxes with a nutritious and balanced meal including sandwiches, pide bread, dates, soup, olives and baklava. These boxes will be distributed to passengers who are fasting during Ramadan, either before boarding or after take off.

Turkish Airlines has also enhanced the Business Class meal by adding an Iftar plate which includes “Pastırma” (Pastrami/preserve of dried meat), cheeses, dates and olives. Passengers will have a chance to taste hot meals from rich Turkish cuisine as a main course with special Ramadan sherbets of tamarind and rose. “Güllaç” (a Turkish Ramadan dessert), “Ekmek Kadayıfı” (Crumpets in thick syrup), “Trileçe” (Turkish tres leches cake) and ve “Sütlaç” (baked rice pudding) will also be served. These services will be available from various cities of the Middle East to key tourist destinations in Turkey

Bilal Ekşi, Turkish Airlines’ Deputy Chairman and CEO, said: “Turkish Airlines always explores different ways to provide its passengers with the most convenient ways of travel. In celebration of Ramadan and the upcoming Eid celebrations, we are pleased to offer our Ramadan service to our guests so they are not inconvenienced during flight times that coincide with Iftar and Sohour.”

During the Ramadan month, Turkish Airlines also announced a new campaign under their CSR umbrella ‘Widen Your Heart’ where employees of the organisation have pledged to reach out to more than a houndred thousand people.

“Giving back to the community is an integral part of our philosophy. I thank and congratulate all the employees of Turkish Airlines who have came forward on this holy month of Ramdan through our CSR initiative ‘Widen Your Heart’,” added Ekşi.  

Through the ‘Widen Your Heart’ campaign, Turkish Airlines’ employees will organise Iftars in cooperation with 28 Turkish Airlines offices across the Middle East.  The organisation will put an Iftar table in 35 countries such as Turkey, Kosovo, Somalia, Niger, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Sudan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India.

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