Posted on June 20, 2013

Turkish Airlines, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline*, is the sponsor of the annually-awaited Turkish Doha Film Festival showing at Qatar’s most bustling movie scene, Villaggio Mall.

The second edition of the festival kick-starts on Thursday the 20th of June 2013 and stretches till the 26th of June with a gamut of widely-acclaimed big production films such as Five Minarets in New York; Dardanelles: The end of the road; Long Story; Love likes Coincidences; Let this be last; Conquest 1453; and you are my home.

The opening Gala night will take place this Thursday at 7.00 pm and will see in attendance scores of movie aficionados flocking to see their favorite movie screened right here in Doha.

Mr. Mehmed Caymaz, General Manager of Turkish Airlines said: “We’re very happy to take part in this very prestigious festival which is set to bring to Qatar some of our finest cinema productions. Turkish Airlines is all about experiences that are unique and strongly engaging and therefore our sponsorship of the 2nd Turkish Doha Film Festival is nothing short of symbiotic owing to its role in casting the light on Turkey’s growing talented film culture which is, today, competing on a global scale.”

While ranking among the world's major airlines with its impressive growth figures and with the world's 4th largest flight network operating to 233 destinations in 102 countries, Turkish Airlines recently added six new destinations in June: Marseille (France), Constanta (Romania), Tallinn (Estonia), Vilnius (Lithuania) and Luxembourg, following the earlier addition of Al-Qassim (Saudi Arabia) on June 3.

To view the flight schedules visit or visit any Turkish Airlines sales office.