Tag: Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines flying high with record passengers in 2023

Turkish Airlines, Türkiye’s national carrier, enjoyed a record year for passengers after flying 83.4 million people in 2023. Domestic passenger capacity grew by 23.5% compared to 2022, surpassing 30 million, while the number for international routes jumped by 16%. Notably, the number of pas...

Turkish Airlines announces the launch of AJET

AnadoluJet, established as a sub-brand of Turkish Airlines in 2008, has started its ticket sales under the name "AJET" as of March 12. Ahmet Bolat, Turkish Airlines Technical Inc. Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, said: “In line with our goals for the next 10 years, we...

Turkish Airlines launches Australia-Melbourne flights

Following today’s inaugural service, Turkish Airlines will now offer three weekly flights to Melbourne, the capital of Victoria State, the only European airline to serve the city. The flag carrier will operate flights to Melbourne from its home hub in Istanbul, via Singapore Changi Internationa...

Turkish Airlines launches more flights to inspiring Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is adding more weekly flights from Manchester to Istanbul to meet increased passenger demand to explore one of Europe’s most historic cities. Serhat Gök, Manchester General Manager, said: “Turkish Airlines’ four additional weekly flights to Istanbul will meet the expected ...

New Turkish Airlines language service ‘SmartMic’ changes the communication experience

Turkish Airlines has launched new SmartMic language translation devices at airports across Türkiye, offering non-English-speaking passengers to easily communicate with the carrier’s staff. With the help of this distinctive communication experience; passengers can speak into the new device, sup...

Turkish Airlines hosts UK business and trade secretary for landmark aviation meeting

In a significant development fostering stronger ties between Türkiye and the United Kingdom in the aviation sector, Turkish Airlines recently played host to Kemi Badenoch, the UK's Business and Trade Secretary, along with Airbus Türkiye President Simon Ward and John Kelly, President of Rolls-Royce...

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak welcomes historic Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Turkish Airlines deal

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch have welcomed a momentous deal for Airbus to provide 220 aircraft for Turkish Airlines, which will be worth billions of pounds to the UK. The deal includes 150 A321 aircraft and 70 A350 family aircraft, the engines for which w...

Turkish Airlines to order an additional 220 Airbus aircraft

Türkiye’s national carrier, Turkish Airlines, will expand its fleet with an order for 220 Airbus aircraft, made up of 150 Airbus’ best selling A321s and 70 A350 widebody aircraft (50 A350-900s, 15 A350-1000s and 5 A350F freighters). "This follows two orders from the airline for 10 A350-900s in...

Turkish Airlines to increase from 14 Istanbul flights a week to 18

Turkish Airlines will offer Birmingham Airport (BHX) customers 18 flights a week to Istanbul (IST) from summer 2024, it was confirmed today. Türkiye’s flag carrier currently serves this route twice a day (14 times a week). From June next year it will increase frequency to three times a day on Tu...

Turkish Airlines and Riyadh Air sign memorandum of understanding

Turkish Airlines (TK) and Riyadh Air (RX) have agreed a Strategic Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding to offer a comprehensive range of benefits for guests traveling between the Kingdom, Türkiye and points beyond their Riyadh and Istanbul hubs, as well as lay the ground for deeper future collab...

Turkish Airlines’ wholly owned subsidiary AJET to commence flights in 2024

AnadoluJet, a successful brand of Turkish Airlines will conduct its operations under the name “AJet Air Transportation Inc.” as a wholly owned subsidiary of Turkish Airlines, starting from the end of March 2024. At an event held at the Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport Turkish Technic Hangar, wi...

Turkish Airlines has started Detroit flights, marking its 13th gateway in the U.S.

Flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines continues to expand its network with the introduction of Detroit flights. As of November 15, 2023, flights to Detroit will be operated three days a week, connecting Istanbul Airport with Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County...

SunExpress to buy up to 90 Boeing 737 MAX jets to fuel robust growth

Boeing and SunExpress, a joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, announced today the airline has again selected the 737 MAX to continue its robust growth. With a commitment to purchase up to 90 fuel-efficient single-aisle Boeing jets, announced at the Dubai Airshow, Türkiye's leading leis...

AerCap to lease three new Boeing 787-9 aircraft to Turkish Airlines

AerCap Holdings N.V. today announced that it has reached agreement with Turkish Airlines for the lease of three new Boeing 787-9 aircraft and 25 new MAX-8 aircraft, and lease extensions for six used Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The new aircraft are scheduled to begin delivery in 2024 through 2026. ...

Turkish Airlines places order for ten additional Airbus A350-900

Türkiye’s national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, has announced a new order for 10 additional A350-900 aircraft, taking its total for the type to 40. This latest agreement is in addition to one announced in August for four A350-900s. Turkish Airlines already operates a fleet of 14 A350-900s. ...

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