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Bell presents the Turkish National Police with the outstanding operational readiness award

Bell announced the Turkish National Police were presented an award for “Outstanding Operational Readiness.” The force operates 14 Bell 429s for its safety and security missions. The fleet’s operational readiness is above 95 percent. “It is an honor to award the Turkish National Police this plaque for outstanding operational readiness,” said Clay Bridges, Reg...

Pegasus signs up to the EASA COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol

Pegasus Airlines has signed up to the COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol published jointly by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). This protocol, which is an operational guide for the management of air travellers and aviation personnel in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, includes the measures defined by EAS...

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...

ALSIM AL250 flight simulator chosen by Istanbul Aviation Academy

Istanbul Aviation Academy  purchased an Alsim AL250 flight simulator. Hasan Keser, Quality manager at Istanbul Aviation Academy, explains the reasons why they purchased Alsim: “Alsim has proven itself over the years with the best quality, reliability and experience in the production of simulators.” “We would like to thank Istanbul Aviation Academy for their trus...

Turkish Aerospace to display HÜRKUŞat Kuwait Aviation Show

Turkish Aerospace will participate in the Kuwait Aviation Show which will be held on 15-18 January 2020. Participating in the fair first time with the HÜRKUŞ Advanced Training Aircraft model, Turkish Aerospace is aimed to strength its cooperation in the Gulf Countries.  With producing indigenous products by domestic opportunities, ranked among “Top 100 Global Defense C...

New SkyTeam lounge in Istanbul designed by Brandimage

December 5, 2019 became special in Istanbul’s new airport - SkyTeam has officially opened the doors to its seventh branded lounge, designed by Brandimage. The facility located in the West Wing on Level H, is served by seven alliance members: Aeroflot, Air France, KLM, Korean Air, Middle East Airlines, Saudia and TAROM. The lounge is open 24 hours a day, ready for passenge...

CDB Aviation delivered first of Three A330 to Onur Air

CDB Aviation delivered the first of three Airbus A330-343 aircraft to its new airline customer in Turkey, Onur Air. The remaining two aircraft are expected to deliver in the second quarter of 2020. “We are very pleased to have Onur Air join our growing European customer base,” said Peter Goodman, CDB Aviation Head of Commercial Europe, Middle East, and Africa. “These A3...

ATO Vizyon Havacilik is going for the Alsim ALX

Alsim announced the sale of a second ALX to Vizyon Havacilik, based in Ankara, Turkey, which has already been operating an ALX. The Alsim ALX FSTD will be configured to provide single engine piston, twin engine piston, twin turbine. The device is designed and approved for ATPL, CPL/MCC in compliance with all current regulatory standards. The ALX offers advanced technology simulation equipment tai...

Rubb Group collaboration for Turkish Airlines takes off

Turkish Airlines is celebrating the opening of a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Centre at the new $12 billion Istanbul Airport in Turkey. The new airport in Istanbul, Turkey, is on track to be the largest in the world. It is expected to hit its 90-million capacity by 2021, with an annual 150 million passenger capacity in its last planned expansion stage by 2023, while remaining upgradable to...

Getac helps Istanbul Airport to optimizes Aircraft Turnaround Times with Automated Refueling Solution

Getac announced its rugged solutions are being used by İGA Airport Fuel Services (İGA Havalimanı Akaryakıt Hizmetleri A.Ş.) to power the state-of-the-art automated aircraft refueling system at Istanbul Airport, the world's largest airport. Getac's F110 rugged tablet provides a comprehensive solution that allows the airport's fleet of 'hydrant dispenser' vehicles to remotely con...

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...