Turkish Airlines launches flights to Montreal

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Turkey's national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, is set to launch flights to Montreal, beginning on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

The flights will be offered three days a week -- on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, -- the company said in a written statement.

Montreal, the second city in Canada to have the highest Turkish population, will be the second flight destination to the country.

Turkish Airlines previously launched flights from Canada's largest city, Toronto, on July 11, 2009. Flights to Toronto increased to six days per week, beginning on April 1.

Having one of the youngest fleets in Europe, the company has a total of 249 airplanes including nine cargo planes.

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