Tag: Turkish Airlines

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Turkish Airline’s Ex-Chairman Aycı Named Air India CEO

Reading Time: < 1 minute Former Chairperson of Turkish Airlines Ilker Aycı was appointed as Air India’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. “The board after due deliberations approved the appointment of Ilker Ayci as the CEO & MD of Air India. This appointment is subject to requisite regulatory approvals,” Tata Sons stated in a release. “We are delighted to […]

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Turkish Airlines Begins Using SAF on Its Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkish Airlines has started using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on its flights. Aviation fuel obtained from sustainable sources was used for the first time on the TK1823 flight that departed from Istanbul Airport for Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport on 2 February. SAF that will be used for Turkish Airlines has 87% less greenhouse gas […]

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Turkish Airlines Could Beat Pre-Pandemic Traffic This Summer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkish Airlines is optimistic about its prospects for the upcoming years and is looking to return to and overtake 2019 passenger numbers and load factors for the summer flying season. “Turkish Airlines was one of the carriers that performed best during the high season last year. We may have a better performance this year compared […]

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Finnair and Turkish Airlines Start Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair and Turkish Airlines have recently announced a codeshare agreement that brings more choice to their passengers. Starting September 29, Turkish Airlines will add the Finnair AY code to the route between Helsinki and Istanbul, and from Istanbul to Athens, Sofia, Thessaloniki, Amman, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Luxor, Antalya and Gazipasa. Likewise, the Turkish Airlines […]

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Turkish Airlines Raises Employee Wages

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkish Airlines is getting stronger and is restoring wages to its employees. It has also received financing from US-based Castlelake backed by four new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Turkish Airlines, just like any other airline, was hit hard by the pandemic and had to cut wages in 2020. The wages were reduced by 30% for […]

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Turkish Airlines Operate 797 Flights Daily

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although the pandemic is not over, Turkish Airlines manages to operate almost 800 flights per day, making it the most active operator in Europe. In the week ending April 4th, Turkish Airlines did an average of 797 flights, more than 32% from the level flying a month ago. According to Eurocontrol, it has been adding […]

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Turkish Airlines Resumed Boeing 737 MAX Operation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkey’s national carrier Turkish Airlines put one of its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft back into service following the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Boeing 737 MAX lift. The first flight Turkish Airlines made using its Boeing 737 MAX after the type’s grounding was from Istanbul airport to Ankara. TK2138 took off from Istanbul Airport […]

Turkey Bans Flights to and from Nine European Countries

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkey is one of the latest major countries which announced about the outbreak of the coronavirus. In order to prevent the virus from spreading, Turkey has announced that it suspends flights to and from nine European countries. The list of affected countries includes Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Sweden, Belgium and the Netherlands. This […]

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 Hits a Bird Flock

Reading Time: < 1 minute A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration TC-JJM performing flight TK-2313 from Izmir to Istanbul (Turkey), was on approach to Istanbul’s runway 34L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received multiple bird impacts on the left hand side. The aircraft continued for a safe landing and taxied to the apron. A […]

BAA Training to Train Turkish Airlines Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turkish Airlines, one of the top airlines in the world, has signed a contract with BAA Training for a Cadet training program. One of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centers in Europe, BAA Training, is proud to announce that it will deliver training to almost 300 cadets for the airline in 3.5 years. […]