Turkish Airlines

US Carriers Lead Global Brand Race

Brand Finance, an independent business valuation and strategy consultancy, has published its 2019 rankings of major global airlines. It charts carriers by estimating likely future revenues via the calculation of a royalty rate that would be charged for the brand’s

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Loganair Goes Global

Loganair has expanded its global reach after signing an interline agreement with Turkish Airlines.  The partnership, unveiled on August 29, will allow passengers flying on the Scottish operator’s Highlands and Islands services to connect onto the Istanbul-based flag carrier’s global

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Turkish Places Widebody Orders

Turkish Airlines has signed for up to 60 widebody aircraft, placing orders with both Boeing and Airbus.  The Istanbul-based carrier has signed firm deals for 25 airframes plus five options, for both the 787-9 Dreamliner and the A350-900. The carrier

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Turkish Freighter

Turkish Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 777-200 Freighter.  The aircraft, TC-LJL (c/n 60403), arrived in Istanbul on December 7 and is one of two examples on order. “The delivery of our first 777 Freighter is a milestone

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Turkish Opts for Dreamliners

Turkish Airlines has taken “a significant step forward in enhancing our passengers’ flight experience” after placing a commitment for up to 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners.  The agreement, valued at $10.8 billion at Boeing list prices, was signed in New York

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Iran Air Fleet Progress

Flag carrier Iran Air has signed a contract for 20 ATR 72-600 turboprops, Iran’s Deputy Minister in International Affairs, Asghar Fakhrieh-Kashan, announced on April 10. Fakhrieh-Kashan said that four of the aircraft will be delivered to Iran Air within the

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Turkish Delays Deliveries

TURKISH AIRLINES has deferred deliveries of a host of narrowbody aircraft as it moves to counter a downturn in domestic air traffic.  Announcing the action in a disclosure to the Borsa İstanbul Stock Exchange on October 7, the carrier revealed

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