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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...