Tag: Istanbul Airport

Turkish Airlines’ “The Great Move” Largely Concluded

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the “Great Move” representing one of the most significant cornerstones of the Turkish Aviation history, Turkish Airlines nearly concluded its gradual move to Istanbul Airport that started following the official opening back on October 29. Starting on April 5 Friday at 03:00, the final moving operation is at 96 percent completion, 12 hours earlier […]

Istanbul New Airport: Full Opening Delayed Again

Reading Time: 1 minute Full opening of the Istanbul’s new airport, which aims to become the busiest in the world, has been delayed again. This time until 7 April 2019. Although official opening of the airport took place already last year, in the end of October 2018, the facility is not fully operable yet. Initially the airport was set […]

Officially: Istanbul New Airport Ready to Become World’s Busiest

Reading Time: 1 minute On Monday, Istanbul Airport officially opened its doors to travellers with two runways, stretching 3,750 and 4,100 meters long, going into service. Once fully completed, it is expected to become world’s largest airport. It is projected to handle up to 90 million passengers by 2021, with further growth plans up to 200 million. For the comparison, […]

UPDATED: Explosions Hit Turkey’s Largest Airport

Reading Time: 4 minutes Suicide bombers killed 36 people in a coordinated terror attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Turkey’s largest airport. UPDATED: After the estimated death toll fluctuated throughout Tuesday night, climbing as high as 50 at one point, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim put the number of dead at 36 and wounded at close to 150, according to […]