Aviation: Almost 34 million passengers connect with Turkish Airlines

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In the year to September 2019, OAG Traffic Analyser estimates that Turkish Airlines carried 33.5 million connecting passengers over Istanbul Airport. (This articles only looks at the airline’s connections Istanbul Airport, not others.) This 33.5 million includes all connections, but this article focuses on international – international connections, which are responsible for an estimated two-thirds of the total.   Turkish […]

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Aviation: Turkish Airlines now flies to 58 cities in Africa and to 125 Countries in the world.

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A generation ago, aviation observers and frequent flyers watched the enormous growth and rise of Gulf carriers like Emirates. Now, history seems to be repeating itself, but the action has shifted further north, into Turkey. Turkish Airlines is one of the fastest-growing airlines in the world with a turbocharged rate of expansion. And it has just landed at Pointe-Noire in […]

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Aviation: Target in Turkish Aviation 450 Million Passengers

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Transport and Infrastructure Minister M. Cahit Turhan, said that Turkey’s aviation in the number of passengers last year 15 34 210 million million out, “Our goal is to reach 450 million passengers.” He said. Bir Istanbul Airport Economy: Future and Opportunities Panel Y was held at the Albert Long Hall Hall of the university with the cooperation of İGA, THY […]

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Aviation: Turkish Airlines overtakes Lufthansa to become Europe’s leading flag carrier

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Turkish Airlines is set to grow its seat capacity by 1.6% in Q2 2019, with this growth pushing it ever so slightly ahead of fellow Star Alliance member Lufthansa to become Europe’s leading flag carrier. The news comes as the airline prepares to switch operations from Istanbul Atatürk to the new Istanbul Airport. Presently, the carrier is operating from Europe’s […]

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Africa: Turkish Airlines To Connect Gambia With The World

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The Turkish Airlines has been identified as an airline that will further connect The Gambia through the hub of Istanbul with the rest of the world. The Ambassador of Turkey to The Gambia made this pronouncement Monday morning on the 26th of November, 2018 at the inaugural ceremony of the Turkish Airlines maiden flight to The Gambia held at the […]

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Aviation: Turkish Airlines increases flight to Africa to 54 cities as it adds Dakar and Banjul

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Turkish Airlines will launch flight operations between Istanbul and two African cities of Dakar in Senegal and Banjul in the Gambia with effect from November 26, 2018. The new flights to Dakar and Gambia are linked and will operate two times a week, with outbound on Mondays and Fridays using a Boeing 737-900. The new service will provide passengers from […]

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Aviation: Turkish Airlines makes Freetown, Sierra Leone the 52nd destination in Africa with new flights

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Turkish Airlines, flying to more destinations in Africa than any other airline, marks another milestone in its international expansion with the launch of flights to Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, said the statement from the Turkish carrier. With existing services to city–hubs of Accra, Lagos, Bamako, Conakry, Dakar, Abidjan, Cotonou, Douala, Yaounde, N’Djamena, Ougadougou, Niamey, Cape Town, Johannesburg and […]

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Africa: Turkish Airlines and Nigeria’s Air Peace to fly Freetown route

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Turkish Airlines and Nigeria’s carrier Air Peace airlines are billed to commence flight operations to Sierra Leonean capital, Free Town. According to journalducameroun.com, Minister of Transport and Aviation, Leonard Balogun Koroma said the two airlines which will begin flying to Freetown on February 24 and 26 respectively, will bring to nine the total carriers currently flying to the country. He […]

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Aviation: Turkish Airlines to commence flight operations to Freetown and Luanda, targets 200m passengers yearly and $30b revenue by 2023

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Turkish Airlines, one of the leading carriers in Europe constantly expanding its reach has disclosed that it will soon commence flight operations to Freetown, and Luanda, the capital cities Sierra Lone and Angola. The airline which flies to more destinations than any carrier said it is poised to deepen it operation in Africa’s aviation industry with the commencement of flights […]

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Aviation: Turkish Airlines will continue to maintain its leading position

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Ilker Ayci is chairman of the board and executive committee of Turkish Airlines. He was named to the position in 2015, following the resignation of his predecessor, Hamdi Topcu. Since the 2016 Terror attacks at Istanbul Ataturk Airport–the airline company’s main base, there possibly has been no time in the airline company’s 84 years when the need to reposition itself […]

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