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Boeing, Turkish Industry Establish Aerospace Initiative

Boeing and Turkish Airlines today announced the airline's intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website once finalized. "The 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced airplane in the world," said M. İlker Aycı, chairman of the board and the executive committee, Turkish Airlines. "Our i...

BGS to provide fuel for Turkish Airlines in Boryspil, Riga and Vilnius airports

BGS, an international provider of ground handling and aircraft fueling services, has won a fuel supply tender for Turkish Airlines operations in Boryspil, Riga and Vilnius International airports during 2017-2018. Fueling partnerships were extended in Boryspil and Vilnius International airports, whereas Riga’s International airport is a new service location. Fueling services will be provi...

Dozens of Boeing and Airbus deliveries put back by Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines said it plans to postpone dozens of Airbus and Boeing narrow-body jets as it contends with a turbulent travel market following terror attacks in Istanbul and Europe. The carrier is delaying deliveries of 39 of the upgraded single-aisle planes originally scheduled for 2018 to 2020, the company said in a filing at the weekend to Borsa Istanbul. Turkish is raising its 2022 deliver...

Delta Decision to Suspend Istanbul Service Has Repercussions for Turkish Air

Shares of Turkey’s national airline sank the most in five months as Morgan Stanley recommended selling the stock and a U.S. carrier said it planned to suspend service to Istanbul. Turk Hava Yollari AO plunged 6.8 percent to 6.99 liras, with 145 million shares changing hands, the most since July 2009. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to underweight from overweight and cut the share...

Turkish Cargo transports the Batmobile

Turkish Cargo has served as a ‘Super Hero’ for the first time transporting the Batmobile around the globe as part of the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie. The carrier added Metropolis and Gotham City to its flight line, moving the Batmobile from the US to London on an intercontinental cargo flight. Turkish Cargo became the official air transport carrie...

Turkish Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

Turkish Airlines (TK) has signed a Codeshare Agreement with Hawaiian Airlines (HA), expanding options for TK customers to travel more conveniently from Turkey to Hawaii via Far East points. The agreement allows Turkish Airlines to put its “TK” booking code on Hawaiian’s daily flights between Osaka, Japan and Honolulu and HA’s five-times weekly service between Honolulu an...

Turkish jet called back from Mumbai airport runway over unclaimed phone

A Turkish Airlines flight scheduled to fly to Istanbul was called back from a runway at the Mumbai airport on Monday after an unclaimed mobile phone was spotted in the aircraft before take-off. Around 250 passengers on board the aircraft were evacuated and were frisked again after being allowed back into the jet. “The flight was about to take off when it was called back due to security...

Turkish Airlines announces maiden flight to Dubai from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport

Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier of Turkey, and Europe’s best airline for the fifth year in a row*, announced its maiden flight from its second airport in Istanbul, the Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, to Dubai commencing 25 December 2015. Turkish Airlines currently flies 14 weekly flights to Dubai from its hub at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The inclusion of seven additional...