Turkish Airlines teams up with British College

General manager of Turkish Airline Abdullah Tuncer Kececi and Executive Principal of the British College Joey Foster after signing the MoU on Wednesday. Photo: MONIKA DEUPALA.

Turkish Airlines and the British College in Kathmandu have jointly announced a long-term agreement to facilitate travel for higher studies of its students and employees.

As per the agreement, Turkish Airlines will provide students fares and extra luggage facilities upon presentation of their student identification card. Employees of the British College are also eligible for  special fares on the carrier.

"Turkish Airlines has always been keen to support the youth of the country and have participated in various educational organisations. We believe that the well educated youth will be the bright future of the country," said General manager of Turkish Airlines in Nepal, Abdullah Tuncer Kececi, who along with Executive Principal of the British College Joey Foster signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday morning. "We will like to encourage the youth to go abroad, educate themselves and then return back to work hard for their country."


Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircrafts, Turkish Airlines now operates in 127 countries and flies to 319 destinations worldwide. It has now grown to 354 passenger and cargo aircrafts.

The British College established in 2012 aims to provide world-class education to students in Nepal and offers Undergraduate programs and postgraduate programs awarded by University of the West of England and Leeds Beckett University.

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