Tag: Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 Experiences Runway Excursion

Reading Time: 1 minute A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Lviv (Ukraine) to Istanbul (Turkey) with 59 passengers and 6 crew, experienced runway excursion during backtrack. Aircraft was backtracking runway 31 for departure when the aircraft veered left off the runway just ahead of turn loop taxiway 8 (which was closed however. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs […]

Airbus A330 Accelerates with an Open Cockpit Window?

Reading Time: 1 minute A THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-300, performing flight from Johannesburg (South Africa) to Istanbul (Turkey), rejected takeoff due to open cockpit window. Aircraft was accelerating for takeoff from Johannesburg’s runway 21R when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 130 knots over ground) due to an open cockpit window. The aircraft slowed safely, the crew […]

THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX, performing flight from Istanbul (Turkey) to Accra (Ghana), experienced bird strike. Aircraft was in the initial climb out of Istanbul Ataturk’s runway 05 when the aircraft received a bird strike prompting the crew to stop the climb at 9000 feet. Crew decided to return to Istanbul for a […]

Turkish Airlines Placed an Order for Additional 777 Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced an order for three 777 Freighters as the flag carrier of Turkey continues to soar on record financial results and double-digit passenger and cargo growth. The order adds more of the long-range freighter to Turkish’s fleet as the airline pursues its goal of becoming the world’s largest cargo carrier. Based on […]

Turkish Cargo Partners With ZTO Express and PAL Air

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkish Cargo, the cargo division of Turkish Airlines, has inked a partnership agreement with ZTO and Pal Air. As per the agreement, a new joint venture will be established in Hong Kong will provide a range of logistic services. This will include door to door logistics activities; trucking, collection & distribution, freight transportation, cross-docking and […]

Tail Strike Indication on Departure in Istanbul

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-900,  performing flight from Istanbul  to Niamey , departed Istanbul’s runway 35R, the crew however received a tail strike indication, stopped the climb at 7000 feet, burned off fuel and returned to Istanbul for a safe landing on runway 35R about 2:40 hours after departure. The aircraft is being examined, a replacement […]

Turkish Airlines Finalises Airbus and Boeing Orders

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkish Airlines has revealed that it has decided to purchase 60 wide-body aircraft comprising of 50 firm and 10 optional aeroplanes. With the first six set to be delivered in 2019, the airline will continue to receive aircraft every year all the way up to 2024. Of the total, 30 B787-9 aircraft, 25 firm and […]

Rolls-Royce Wins Trent Order from Turkish Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has won an order from Turkish Airlines for Trent XWB engines to power 25 Airbus A350-900 aircraft, all of which will be covered by its flagship TotalCare® service support. The airline also has options for a further five aircraft. The Trent XWB is both the most efficient large civil aero engine flying today and […]

Boeing and Turkish Airlines Finalize Deal for Up to 30 787 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced they have finalized a firm order for 25 787-9 Dreamliners with options for five more airplanes. The firm order will allow Turkey’s flag carrier to further meet the growing demand at its home airport, Istanbul’s third airport, and improve the flying experience for passengers. With this firm order – first […]

Boeing and Turkish Airlines Announce Order for Three 777 Freighters

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced that the carrier ordered three more 777 Freighters in December 2017. The new order came weeks after the carrier took delivery of two of the large cargo jets as part of its plan to further expand its freight business. “These freighter orders will surely contribute to our significant target for […]