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Airbus delivers the first A321neo in Cabin Flex configuration to Turkish Airlines

More flexible cabin configurations for the largest member of the A320 Family Turkish Airlines (THY) took delivery of the first A321neo in Cabin Flex configuration at the Airbus facilities in Hamburg, Germany. This version is the latest addition to the successful A320 Family. By applying modifications to the fuselage, it enables flexible cabin configurations for up to 240 passengers. Turkish Air...

Turkish Airlines selects A350 XWB, lifting its fleet to new heights

Airbus newest widebody aircraft for leading Turkish carrier Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire 25 A350-900 aircraft plus five options, underlining its strong confidence in the global market-dynamism and growth. “This significant order will continue to enable our flag carrier to further compete, expand and reach new short and long-r...

Boeing, Turkish Airlines Finalize Deal for Up to 30 787 Dreamliners

Turkey's flag carrier chooses the 787-9 to expand fleet, improve passenger experience Firm order puts Dreamliner program above 1,300 orders Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced they have finalized a firm order for 25 787-9 Dreamliners with options for five more airplanes. The firm order will allow Turkey's flag carrier to further meet the growing demand at its home ai...

Boeing, Turkish Airlines Celebrate the Airline's First 777 Freighter

Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated the delivery today of the airline's first 777 Freighter, the world's longest-range twin-engine freighter. The airplane and a second freighter on order will help the airline expand its cargo business. "The delivery of our first 777 Freighter is a milestone event in our cargo business," said Mr. İlker Aycı, Chairman of the Board an...

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...