Last flight leaves Ataturk as Istanbul switches airports

A Turkish Airlines plane takes off from the city's new Istanbul Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, April 6, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The last commercial passenger flight took off from Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on Saturday and convoys of trucks ferried thousands of tonnes of equipment across the city to a giant new airport which Turkey plans to make the biggest in the world. The mammoth transfer between the two hubs, described by Turkish authorities […]

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