Posts Tagged ‘Turkish Airlines’

Dozens of Boeing and Airbus deliveries put back by Turkish Airlines

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Turkish Airlines said it plans to postpone dozens of Airbus and Boeing narrow-body jets as it contends with a turbulent travel market following terror attacks in Istanbul and Europe. The carrier is delaying deliveries of 39 of the upgraded single-aisle planes originally scheduled for 2018 to 2020, the company said in a filing at the…

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Boeing set to deliver record number of airplanes to Turkish Airlines

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Boeing is set to deliver a record number of airplanes this year to Turkey’s flag-carrier Turkish Airlines, the latter said in a written statement on April 29. In total, the carrier will receive the delivery of six 777-300ERs and 20 Next-Generation 737-800s over the course of 2016, according to the statement.“Turkish Airlines is one of…

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Airlines That Still Give Free Perks – Top Ten

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Surprise! We lost your luggage. Surprise! Your tray table is broken. While it seems like most airline surprises end in disappointment, a few bold airlines are delighting passengers every day with pleasing perks to make flying just a little better. Some—like traditional sweets on Turkish Airlines and lounge access on Porter Airlines—are available regardless of…

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Turkish Airlines and Boeing Finalize Order for Five Additional 777-300ERs

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced an order for five 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices. The Turkish flag-carrier has exercised options on five 777-300ERs that were first announced in December 2012 as part of a previous firm order for 15 777-300ERs. Turkish Airlines now has 20 777-300ERs currently on…

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Turkish Airlines Launches Non-stop Flights Between Houston and Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is expanding its presence in the United States. Today marks the launch of its newest gateway in Houston, Texas. Houston becomes the fifth U.S. gateway, joining Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C. The airline will offer non-stop flights from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport (IST). “We’re delighted…

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Turkish Airlines Records Over 40% Growth in Passenger Traffic from Riyadh in 2012

Turkish Airlines, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline, recorded a growth in passenger traffic of 43 percent in Riyadh during 2012 compared to 2011, sustaining the momentum that the world’s fastest growing airline reports across the Middle East, particularly in Saudi Arabia. A celebratory event was held in Riyadh to honour the…

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