SunExpress, the joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, is increasing its presence in Izmir, where it will employ 160 and base four aircraft during the summer schedule. It will operate 56 weekly flights to 11 Turkish cities and 40 to 11 international destinations. The Antalya-based carrier expects this year to breach the 3-million-passenger mark for the first time in its 17 years of operation, up from 2.6 million in 2006. It flies 10 737-800s and four 757-200s and will add two ...

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