SunExpress is a Turkish charter airline that operates flights to destinations in Europe, Asia and North Africa. The airlines’ mission is to unite people, countries and culture together. The airline wants to present itself as a true sun specialist with numerous flights between Europe and Turkey.
SunExpress is owned by two major European Airlines: Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines. SunExpress has also a German subsidiary which is SunExpress Deutschland. The airline has nowadays about 4,000 employees.
- Parent company
- Turkish Airlines & Lufthansa Group
SunExpress was founded in 1989 as a joint venture between two airlines: Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa. The airline started operating in 1990 with a charter service between Frankfurt and Antalya.
- In 2018 the airline received an award by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in Turkey for being the safest airline in Turkey.
- The airline was awarded for being the 5th best leisure carrier in the world, according to Skytrax (2018).
Passengers can bring 1 piece of carry-on luggage with a maximum weight of 8 kg. The amount of hold luggage that is permitted depends on the travel class. In general, every passenger is allowed to bring at least 15 kg of check-in baggage. Please consult website SunExpress for more information.
There is no in-flight Wi-Fi on board of SunExpress aircraft.
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