Hatay is right on the boarder of Turkey and Syria, which makes it perfect for those who want to explore the two countries. Hatay airport is not as well known as its neighbor Gaziantep. Flights to Gaziantep are much more common than flights to Hatay, which means you may be able to get a better priced flight. As mentioned, Hatay is ideal for those who want to visit both Turkey and Syria, and as such, you will find that the locals speak both languages comfortably. While it is easy to get to Syria, you may want to make sure that the country is safe to visit before you set off there. While in Hatay, you can visit the long and sandy Mediterranean beaches, which are beautiful.
Fly from Ercan (ECN) to Hatay (HTY) with Pegasus Airlines (www.flypgs.com)
Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Hatay (HTY) with AnadoluJet (anadolujet.com)