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 receives growth award

Turkey’s national air carrier, Turkish Airlines, has been rewarded for a stellar performance with the ‘Best Growth’ award by an international asset managing company. The 2011 East Capital Awards held in Stockholm saw Turkish Airlines recognised for their performance, being one of Europe’s Fasted growing airlines in recent years. A statement on the East Capital … Continue reading

Turkish Airlines to offer live TV and internet services during flights

The national air carrier of Turkey, Turkish Airlines has revealed that the company is to now offer new services such as live TV and internet access for passengers of the airline. A Panasonic Avionics Corporation developed Global Communication Suite (GCS) will be developed and incorporated in to the current system aboard the Turkish Airlines planes. … 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 unveils new Boeing airplane

Turkish Airlines have taken delivery of the latest Boeing 777-300ER passenger plane built in the United States for the Turkish airline. Turkish Economy Minister, Zafer Caglayan was aboard the inaugural flight from the U.S to Turkey and stated in a ceremony that Turkey themselves were looking into building their own planes. He said: “We are … Continue reading