Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) will launch direct flights between Ankara and Rome on Monday.
In a statement, Chairman of Ankara Chamber of Commerce Gursel Baran said that after 60 years the Turkish Airlines will again fly directly from Ankara to Rome.
"The capital Ankara will be connected to three world capitals in January by direct flights. Direct flights will be made from Esenboga [Airport] to the capitals of Italy, England and Georgia," he added.
Baran said that the direct flights to London will begin on Jan. 9 while the flights to Georgian capital Tbilisi will start on Jan. 18.
Turkish Airlines flies to over 300 destinations worldwide with its fleet of 329 passenger and cargo aircraft. (AA)