Throwback Thursday
KTHY Boeing 737 Aircraft (Photo: By allen watkin from London, UK (KTHY 737) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: KTHY – Kirbis Türk Hava Yollari

Located at Ercan International Airport (ECN) on the border between the North and South Island of Cyprus, Turkish KTHY, or "Cyprus Turkish Airlines," was based on the Turkish side of the island. The airline started off in December 1974 in the city of Nicosia, with the first flight taking off in February 1975. The airline was partially owned by Turkish Airlines, along with the cash development fund of the assembly of the Turkish Cypriot Community. In 2005, the Turkish government…