Domestic flights within Turkey increase

Data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK) show that domestic flights from within Turkey have increased nearly 10 percent. The quarterly report shows that in the second quarter of 2012 there were a total of 14.6 million Turkish passengers travelling within Turkey, up 9.1 percent when compared with the same period of 2011. The … Continue reading

Turkish Airlines to increase number of routes

Turkish Airlines, the national air carrier of Turkey has announced that they will increase the number of flights between selected countries of importance to Turkey. The first countries to be tested as part of this initiative are the Ukraine and the United States. A statement on Turkish Airlines website stated that the Ukrainian cities of … Continue reading

Turkey plan to fly unmanned aircraft by next year

Turkey’s first aviation and space sciences university, Turkish Aviation Board (THK) University has released plans to fly the country’s first unmanned aircraft by next year in collaboration with the Middle East Trade and Industry Center (OSTİM). The unmanned aircraft are to be used for various purposes such as: surveillance, border control, and air cargo. THK … Continue reading