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A Turkish Airlines A330-300 nears landing at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Shaquille Khan)

How the U.S. Visa Ban Could Create Issues for Turkish Airlines

As announced last week, there will no longer be visa services between the United States and Turkey, effectively creating a travel ban between the two nations for both U.S. and Turkish citizens. Despite these measures, Turkish Airlines said that this visa spat will not affect passengers transiting in Istanbul, which is a major travel artery between Europe and Asia. While transit passengers are not the only traffic from the United States to Turkey, there is a decent number and with…

Boeing Lands Large Dreamliner Order From Turkish Airlines

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have jointly announced an order for 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The new order has a bill totaled at nearly $11 billion. "The 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced airplane in the world. Our intent to purchase these Dreamliners is to meet the demand for wide-body airplanes…

Turkish Airlines Begins Service to Atlanta

Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport, the largest airport in the world based on passenger traffic, welcomed its latest international flight today operated by Turkish Airlines. “We are thrilled to welcome Turkish Airlines to Atlanta,” said Aviation General Manager Miguel Southwell said. “These daily flights will open up business and leisure opportunities for…