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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...

Turkish Airlines Signs Agreement for Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan™ Engines to Power 92 Firm A321neo Aircraft

Turkish Airlines has signed a Definitive Agreement for Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 92 firm A321neo aircraft, the largest engine order in Turkish Airlines’ history. The order was originally announced during the 2015 Paris Air Show as a Memorandum of Understanding with 72 firm and 20 option aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2018....

Turkish Airlines suspends Mogadishu flights following attack

Turkish Airlines has suspended its daily flights to the Somali capital Mogadishu following a failed al-Shabaab attack on the airport on the evening of Sunday, December 13. Local media report the terrorists attempted a water-borne assault on the airfield but were repelled by African Union forces stationed on the beach front. Aden Adde International Airport's sole runway 05/23 only op...