Also beginning February 2016, Turkish Airlines will be operating three weekly flights between Panama City and Istanbul, with a stop-over in Bogota. The airline announced it will begin operating the Istanbul- Bogota, Bogota-Panama, route but the return route will be direct from Tocumen International Airport to the Turkish city.

The flight to Panama will arrive at 19:00 local time (00:00 GMT) while the return flight to Istanbul is scheduled for 21:00 local time (0200 GMT), in a direct path taking more than 13 hours, according to official information.

Turkish Airlines is added to the plans of the companies Lufthansa and Emirates Airlines, which are scheduled to start operations at Tocumen International Airport in the first quarter of next year.

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