Tag: Turkish Airlines

Etihad Strengthens African Connections

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Arab Emirates flag carrier Etihad Airways has increased links to Africa with the signing of a codeshare agreement with South African low-cost carrier (LCC) kulula. The codeshare, which becomes effective Oct. 30, will see Etihad placing its EY code on flights to several kulula services from Johannesburg to the South African cities of Cape […]

Turkish Airlines Defers 39 A321neo & 737 MAX Deliveries

Reading Time: < 1 minute Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines will defer 39 narrowbody deliveries from a 167-strong Airbus and Boeing aircraft order because of decreased demand resulting from a series of terrorist bombings and other economic challenges in Turkey. The Star Alliance member reported to the Borsa Istanbul stock exchange Oct. 7 that it has decided to reschedule deliveries of some […]

Turkish Airlines Posts 1H Net Loss of $644M

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turkish Airlines recorded a net loss of 1.894 million lira ($644 million) for the first half-year ended June 30, compared to a profit of 1.035 million lira for the same period a year ago. The Star Alliance member had experienced “challenging conditions” in the tourism sector, including a series of terrorist bombings in Turkey, which […]

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Turkish Airlines Fires Personnel After Failed Coup

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines has fired more than 100 employees, including management and cabin crew, as part of the ongoing investigations into state institutions against the supporters of the July 15 failed coup attempt, media reports have said, Hurriyet reported. The dismissals at the national carrier occurred late on July 24 after it […]

FAA Lifts Turkey Ban, Allowing Turkish Airlines to Resume US Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute FAA has lifted all restrictions on flights between the US and Turkey, enabling Turkish Airlines to resume flights to the US July 19. The move rescinds a notice to airmen (NOTAM) issued July 16 in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in Turkey that had the effect of banning all Turkish Airlines’ flights to […]

Turkish Airlines Named Europe’s Best Airline at Skytrax Awards 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The flag carrier once again recognised as a leading player in the global airline industry in the Skytrax World Airline Awards. Turkish Airlines has been chosen as “Europe’s Best Airline” for the sixth consecutive years in the 2016 Skytrax World Airlines Awards. Skytrax is the most respected global airline passenger survey organisation in the industry, its World […]

Turkish Airlines will Refund Tickets after Istanbul Airport Tragedy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkish Airlines will rebook, reroute, extend or refund tickets for passengers in response to the attack that occurred at Istanbul Ataturk Airport Tuesday evening, the company has announced. The announcement applies to all bookings departing from, arriving at, or connecting in Istanbul Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gökçen Airport between 28 June 2016 to 5 July […]

Turkish Airlines Wins ‘Airline of the Year’ and ‘Cargo of the Year’ Awards

Reading Time: 3 minutes Turkish Airlines has been awarded ‘Airline of The Year’ and Turkish Cargo won ‘Cargo Airline of the Year’ award. Turkish Technic won ‘MRO Company of the Year’ award and Istanbul Ataturk Airport, operated by TAV Airports, won ‘Airport of the Year’ awards in 2016 Air Transport News Awards.  “As the Turkish Airlines network grows every […]

WestJet Contracts Airline Services Handling

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airline Services Handling, part of the Airline Services Group, has won a significant new contract from Canada’s WestJet, an Alberta-based airline, to provide ground handling services for their newly launched non-stop international flights from London’s Gatwick Airport to six Canadian cities, effective May 7th. WestJet, which is marking its 20th anniversary this year, is serving […]

Turkish Airlines Flight TK1019 Goes Off Runway at Pristina Airport in Kosovo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkish Airways Flight 1019 has gone off the runway while landing at Pristina International Airport in the capital of Kosovo, officials and witnesses say. There were no immediate reports of injuries. The incident happened on early Monday evening when Flight 1019, which is a Boeing 737-800, attempted to land at Pristina International Airport. The aircraft […]