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Turkish Airlines will become largest operator of Trent XWB engines with selected 70 Airbus A350

Turkish Airlines will order 100 Trent XWB-84 engines and 40 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines. This will make Turkish Airlines the world’s largest operator of Trent XWB engines. The Trent XWB-84 powered A350-900s, Trent XWB-97 powered A350-1000s and Trent XWB-97 powered A350F will be delivered between 2025 and 2033. The engines’ health and maintenance will be covered by the Rolls-R...

BGS and Turkish Airlines extend partnership to 2026

BGS announced the extension of its partnership with Turkish Airlines, the flag carrier of Turkey, for ground handling services at Vilnius International Airport for a period of 3 years. Under the agreement, BGS will handle Turkish Airlines flights twice daily from VNO which rises to three times daily during the summer.  Vitalis Dudys, BGS Group Head of Commerce, commented: "W...

CDB Aviation signs lease agreements with Turkish Airlines for six 737 MAX 8 aircraft

CDB Aviation signed lease agreements for a series of six Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to its current customer, Turkish Airlines. All six aircraft are part of the lessor's existing orderbook with Boeing. They will be powered by CFM International Leap-1B engines and built with the AnadolouJet-specific configuration, which is a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines. Deliveries are set to tak...

Aviator strengthens partnership with Turkish Airlines, extends a contract at Copenhagen Airport

Aviator Airport Alliance has strengthened their partnership with Turkish Airlines by extending a contract. Under the extended partnership agreement, Aviator will provide Turkish Airlines with ground handling and de-icing services at Copenhagen Airport. The contract will be in effect till the end of 2023. During Wintertime Turkish Airlines operates 20-25 weekly flights from the airport.&n...

Turkish Airlines was the busiest operator in the Eurocontrol area after restarting

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline, was reported as the busiest operator in Europe last week after successfully restarting domestic and international passenger operations. On 17 June 2020, Turkish Airlines had 400 flights in the Eurocontrol area, the first time an airline has operated that number since 24 March 2020. EUROCONTROL  confirmed that Turkey&rs...

Turkish Airlines awarded 5 stars for their real business class cabin

With the introduction of the all new business class in their Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Turkish Airlines has not only increased its already high comfort and service standards in their business class, but also earns the distinction as a 5 star airline in an honest way. The new business class features from make-up mirror to lie flat seats all the amenities one would expect in this class. The seats are...

Turkish Airlines’ first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is in the air

Get ready for the first 787-9 Dreamliner flight!  Turkish Airlines has announced that up to 30 new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft will join the airlines’ young and fast-growing fleet over the next four years, and each will feature the carrier’s bespoke, all-new Business Class Cabins. The Turkish national flag carrier had placed 25 firm + 5 optional orders in last year fo...

Turkish Airlines added Strasbourg to the list of its destinations in France

National flag carrier added Strasbourg again to its flight network that covers 124 countries of the world. Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, has launched direct flights again to Strasbourg, starting from May 31st, 2019, as four weekly flights between Istanbul Airport and Strasbourg Entzheim Airport. Strasbourg is the seventh destination of Turkis...