WATCH Turkish Airlines takes new approach with this heart-tugging ad

Turkish Airlines has launched an adorable yet intimate new two-minute commercial – a far cry from its ads featuring athletes such as Kobe Bryant and Lionel Messi.

The latest spot titled Dreams was created by Lowe Istanbul. It depicts a group of four children in a Turkish village trying to capture the attention of a passing by plane as they hope for it to land in their home ground.

They build a landing strip using light bulbs they gather from around town but only to have their dreams momentarily dashed. Check out what happens here: