Turkish Airlines Posts Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Net Profits

Turkish Airlines released its financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2022. Turkey’s national carrier reported positive figures, making it the fifth consecutive quarter with a net profit. As reported by the company itself in a press release, Turkish Airlines made a net profit of 1.5 billion dollars…

Turkish Airlines Resumes Flights to Saudi Arabia

Turkish national flag carrier Turkish Airlines announced that it will be reinstating regularly scheduled passenger flights to several destinations in Saudi Arabia following the country’s decision to lift strict COVID-19 travel restrictions. According to a statement issued by the airline on July 4, 2022, Turkish Airlines will resume flights from…

Turkish Airlines Boasts Record Flying to the U.S. In 2022

Amid high expectations for summer transatlantic flying in 2022, Turkish Airlines plans to operate a record amount of flying to the United States, offering a total of 132 frequencies, per theaeronetwork. In total, 36 weekly frequencies will be added, representing a 36 percent increase in capacity from previously scheduled capacity.…

Turkish Airlines Begins Service to DFW

Turkish Airlines began its 11th long-haul service to the U.S. on Sept. 24 as it began flying from Istanbul to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Sept. 24. The airline is offering a four times weekly service to Istanbul on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday using its fleet of new Boeing…

First Avelo Air Boeing 737 Spotted

Back in 2019, we heard for the first time the intention of former United Airlines Chief Financial Officer Andrew Levy´s intentions to develop a new U.S. budget airline. Levy is a former executive of Allegiant Travel and United and has been working on this project for almost two years. What…

Two 777s Experience Birdstrikes In a Week

Bird strikes are not uncommon events in aviation, but it is certainly a peculiar occurrence that two of them have occurred in just a few days apart involving the same aircraft type, the Boeing 777. British Airways Flight Strikes Birds in Lagos On Dec. 30, a British Airways Boeing 777-300ER…

Turkish Airlines Announces Deep Pay Cuts to Avoid Forced Layoffs

Turkish Airlines announced that it will implement pay cuts to protect employment and reduce its cash outflow in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The news comes after the airline announced that the Labor Union did not respond to the airline’s offer and its expectations and calls for reconciliation remained…

Turkish Airlines Approves Codeshare Agreement with Pakistan International Airlines

Turkish Airlines approved a codeshare agreement with Pakistan International Airlines on Sunday. Pakistan's national airline has selected Istanbul as the most urgent destination for the resumption of its flight operations, as the city will be the gateway for Pakistan International, which has been banned by the United Kingdom and Europe…

Turkish Airlines Becomes Leader of Europe’s Skies in June

According to the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL), Istanbul-based carrier Turkish Airlines became the airline with the most flights in Europe, completing 400 out of 8226 flights performed on June 17. “It is the first time Turkish Airlines has had 400 flights since March 20 and…