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Best Bloggers Visited Turkey
Best Bloggers Visited Turkey

Best Bloggers Visited Turkey

  Organized by Turkish Airlines, the first of these events was held at the White House last year. This year, 29 bloggers visited Istanbul’s historical and cultural spots in two days and...
Three New Lines From Turkish Airlines
Three New Lines From Turkish Airlines

Three New Lines From Turkish Airlines

  Turkish Airlines continues to increase the number of international flights it organizes from the Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Flights to Dammam in Saudi Arabia, Erbil in Iraq and...
Turkish Airlines On Fenerbahçe Uniform
Turkish Airlines On Fenerbahçe Uniform

Turkish Airlines On Fenerbahçe Uniform

Turkish Airlines became the “Official Uniform Sponsor” for the Fenerbahçe Football Team, for which it’s been the Airline Sponsor for years, at the European Cup games. The Fenerbahçe...

San Francisco Flights Have Started

Turkish Airlines connected two peerless cities, Istanbul and San Francisco, which evoke admiration in the whole world with their history, culture and unique structure. There are round-trip flights...
The Giants Of Basketball Meet In Madrid
The Giants Of Basketball Meet In Madrid

The Giants Of Basketball Meet In Madrid

  After the enthusing play-off games, Turkish Airlines Euroleague meets with basketball fans for the finals in Madrid. Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four, including  Fenerbahçe...

The Best Fan Meets Messı And Drogba

Turkish Airlines takes a lucky sports fan to 10 sports competitions in 7 different countries in March and April as part of the Eric Sports Fan campaign. Reinterpreting the meaning of a sports fan...

Two New Routes

AnadoluJet brings together Bursa, one of the most important industrial cities in Turkey, with Erzurum and Trabzon. Organized three days a week, the round-trip flights are on Wednesday, Friday and...

One More Award

Known for its outstanding performance in following up and analyzing the corporate management applications such as leadership, ethics and adaptation, shareholder relations, and activism and risk...
ACE of M.I.C.E is in Istanbul
ACE of M.I.C.E is in Istanbul

ACE of M.I.C.E is in Istanbul

On February 26-28, Istanbul Congress Center will host ACE of M.I.C.E. Fair, which is one of the most important meetings in the industry of congress, meeting and event.
Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit
Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit

Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit

Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit was held on November 20-21th  in Istanbul, where issues such as world energy security, energy problems in the 21st century, supply and demand for...

Easy Payment With Vplatform

Following an agreement signed with Verifone, Turkish Airlines has begun deploying Verifone’s VPlatform end-to-end payment solution at all of its domestic ticketing offices and agencies. VPlatform...

Two Simultaneous Awards For Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo recently won both the “Cargo Airline” and the “Combination Carrier” of the year awards at “Payload Asia 2014”.  One of the air cargo industry’s most...

Atlantic Council Energy And Economic Summit

  The sixth Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit, a forum where political, opinion and business leaders discuss the future of politics, economics, security and energy, is being held in...

Aviation Leaders Summit In Istanbul

The second Aviation Leadership Summit, organized annually by the Association of European Airlines (AEA), was held in Istanbul on October 16-17, hosted by Turkish Airlines President and CEO and AEA...

New Pilot Graduates

  Since it was founded in 2005 to enable the airline to train its own pilots, the Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy has trained 183 pilot candidates who have joined the airline’s fleet as...

Innovative, Too, In Mobile Apps

Accessing all Turkish Airlines transactions is easier than ever now on your iOS, Android or Windows operating system mobile phone. Even when you’re on the move, operations like bookings, check-in...

A First In The Skies

Turkish Airlines is chalking up another first in the skies in a collaboration with Universal Music. The latest albums on playlists and the market will be available on the platform, which is being...

Turkısh Cargo Has A Magazine!

A major cargo airline following steps taken to expand its network, Turkish Cargo has put together the “Turkish Cargo Magazine”, designed to brief you on the success stories, innovations and...

Istanbul Airshow Gets Under Way

The 10th International Civil Aviation and Airport Fair, the Istanbul Airshow is taking place again this year on the General Aviation Apron at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, September 25 to 28. The...

Temel Kotil, Ceo Of The Year

In the nine years since he took the helm of Turkish Airlines, President&CEO Temel Kotil Ph. D., has transformed the carrier from a bit-part player on the fringes of the aviation landscape to a...
Formula 1 Of The Seas
Formula 1 Of The Seas

Formula 1 Of The Seas

Sponsored by Turkish Airlines, the Stena Match Cup, known as the world’s toughest yacht race, took place on Gothenburg’s Marstrand Island June 30 to July 5. The Turkish Airlines Gothenburg team...
Continuing To Expand
Continuing To Expand

Continuing To Expand

Inviting its passengers to “Widen Your World” in a pleasant flight experience, Turkish Airlines has inaugurated flights to two new destinations, Pisa in Italy and Gazipaşa/Alanya in Turkey....
Continuing To Expand
Continuing To Expand

Continuing To Expand

Turkish Airlines is continuing to expand its flight network with new destinations. Further information about new destinations Bamako - Conakri, Montreal, Münster - Osnabrück, Bordeaux, Varna and...
New Lounges In Ankara, Izmir And Moscow
New Lounges In Ankara, Izmir And Moscow

New Lounges In Ankara, Izmir And Moscow

Turkish Airlines is continuously adding new services to provide a perfect passenger experience. Implementing its Lounge Istanbul concept in Turkey and around the world, the airline is now offering...

Tourism Fair In Los Angeles

Turkish Airlines is a “Gold Sponsor” of the annual convention of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s premier business, travel and event organization whose 5,000-plus...
Havada Ev Konforu
Havada Ev Konforu

The Comfort Of Home In The Sky

Never ceasing to innovate in the name of giving its passengers a flawless flight experience, Turkish Airlines is raising the bar a notch higher with its Sky Illusion sleep collection. The...
Finans Ortaklığına Ödül
Finans Ortaklığına Ödül

Award For Financial Partnership

Turkish Airlines was deemed worthy of an award by Airfinance Journal for the financing deal it arranged with its business partner BNP Paribas under a Japanese Operating Lease with a Call Option...
Satranç İstanbul’da
Satranç İstanbul’da

Chess In Istanbul

First field in Rio de Janeiro in 1978, the 25th International Airline Chess Tournament was hosted in Istanbul this year by Turkish Airlines. Emirates Airlines came in first in the tournament, in...
Moskova’da Konforun Adresi
Moskova’da Konforun Adresi

Destination Comfort In Moscow

Turkish Airlines first-ever exclusive passenger lounge outside the country, “Lounge Istanbul-Moscow” has opening for service. The lounge’s overall concept and cloister plan were designed to...
1 Milyon E-Vize
1 Milyon E-Vize

One Million E-Visas

The e-visa application introduced for the convenience of foreigners visiting Turkey is a big hit. Launched on April 17, 2013, it has grown like an avalanche in the short space of 11 months with...
Heyecan Yeniden Başlıyor
Heyecan Yeniden Başlıyor

The Excitement Starts Again

Turkish Airlines is name sponsor for the 5th time of the European Women’s Golf Tournament, now in its 6th year. In addition to Laura Davies, the UK’s top woman golfer and winner of 80...
Galley'ler Türkiye'den
Galley'ler Türkiye'den

Galleys From Turkey

Turkish Cabin Interior (TCI), a Turkish Airlines - Turkish Technic, Inc. - TAI partnership, has produced Turkey’s first galley. The design of the kitchen, or “galley” in international...
Turizm Dünyası Berlin'deydi
Turizm Dünyası Berlin'deydi

World Of Tourism In Berlin

Realized with the participation of close to 11,000 firms from 180 countries, the fair was visited by upwards of 170,000 visitors. The Turkish Airlines stand, a big hit with participants for its...

Soaring Ever Higher

Turkish Airlines has released its figures for January-February of 2013 and 2014:-     Passenger numbers, which were 6.4 million in Jan-Feb 2013, rose by 22.1% to 7.8 million in...
Bayram Celebration From Turkish Airlines
Bayram Celebration From Turkish Airlines

Bayram Celebration From Turkish Airlines

  Decorated with Turkish and Middle Eastern motifs, the aircraft carried celebratory messages - in English and Arabic - to the whole world. Chosen as the Best Airline in Europe for the fifth...
The Only Certified Academy In The Region
The Only Certified Academy In The Region

The Only Certified Academy In The Region

  Having many international accreditations such as IATA, PEARSON and EDEXCEL, the Aviation Academy became an associate member of the ICAO Trainair Plus Program in 2012. It achieved full...

Meaningful Prize For Turkish Airlines

Awarding the most successful organization, company and individuals in field of industrial property, the Turkish Patent Awards was held for the fourth time. In the ceremony, organized by the Turkish...

Turkish Cargo Expands Its Network

  One of the most prominent air cargo companies with its operations carried out in order to expand its flight network, Turkish Airlines starts flying to Chicago (its first cargo service point...

The Summıt Of Luxury Tourısm Held In Istanbul

Appealing to the luxury brands serving in the tourism industry, Lux in Turkey summit was held on February 27 – March 2. Turkish Airlines was the transportation sponsor for the event, where the...

6 New Destinations

Turkish Airlines, the primary factor of whose growth strategy is making important investments and brand power, organizes flights to 38 destinations in 25 countries in Africa together with Abuja....
Partnership in Education
Partnership in Education

Partnership in Education

  The graduate program was developed in order to support the professional capabilities of Turkey’s future airline managers. This program, which was initiated last year and will have its first...
WE'R Hits the Stage
WE'R Hits the Stage

WE'R Hits the Stage

Turkey’s representative airline, Turkish Airlines aims to introduce wider audiences in the world with tens of products belonging to the rich culture of Turkish lands, which almost a cradle of...
Best of Snowboard
Best of Snowboard

Best of Snowboard

Organized by Turkish Airlines as its main sponsor, FIS Snowboard World Cup gathered the best snowboarders of the world in Istanbul.
We Fly With Innovation
We Fly With Innovation

We Fly With Innovation

Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and of the Executive Committee Hamdi Topçu received the award for "Most Successful Company in the Field" on behalf of Turkish Airlines from Prime Minister...

Amateur Golfers In Belek

The Final of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Amateur Series was held for the second time this year at Belek and ran from November 9 – 16. This Grand Final Tournament matches were played at...

Yeni Alışveriş Merkeziniz

An alternative ‘spend miles’ website where Miles&Smiles members can shop using their miles, miles plus money or simply money, www.shopandmiles.com has gone into...

New Collaborations

  Located at Istanbul’s Ataturk and Sabiha Gökçen International Airports, Turkish Technic Inc. will now provide maintenance service for all Honeywell 131-9B APU’s (Auxiliary Power...

Three New Destinations

  Turkish Airlines inaugurated direct flights between Istanbul and two important destinations in the Baltic countries, Tallinn (Estonia) and Vilnius (Lithuania) on October 26. Both...

Lounge Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Opens

  Turkish Airlines’ new premier passenger lounge, Lounge Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, has opened for service in the international terminal at the airport of the same name on the city’s Asian...

Discover Istanbul

Launched by Turkish Airlines with principal sponsorship by Avea, Discover Istanbul is the widest ranging mobile app to date on a global scale. Great not just for local and foreign tourists but for...

Turkish Airlines At The European Cups

Voted Best Airline in Europe this year for the 4th straight time in the Skytrax passenger survey, Turkish Airlines, which flies to more countries than any other airline in the world, has become...

Full Support For The National Basketball Team

Raising the curve ever higher with every passing day and drawing the attention of the entire world aviation sector, Turkish Airlines is continuing its success in aviation in the social, cultural...

Good News For Aspiring Pilots

There’s good news for the pilots of the future from Turkish Airlines. Aspiring pilots are being evaluated to qualify for training by Turkish Airlines, provided they meet the sought-after...
Four Big Awards For Turkish Airlines…
Four Big Awards For Turkish Airlines…

Four Big Awards For Turkish Airlines…

Turkish Airlines has been named “Best Airline in Europe” again this year in this globally respected survey of the aviation sector, which is performance-based and independent of all commercial...
Fly Without Fear!
Fly Without Fear!

Fly Without Fear!

The Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy has been helping people of all ages overcome their fear of flying with its “Overcome Your Fear of Flying” program, launched in 2007.
Habom Goes Into Service
Habom Goes Into Service

Habom Goes Into Service

Internationally recognized for its expertise in aircraft maintenance and repair, Turkish Technic is a 100% Turkish Airlines-owned subsidiary. Turkish Technic aims to be one of the leading players...
Air Transportation Summit At Qatar
Air Transportation Summit At Qatar

Air Transportation Summit At Qatar

The 70th Annual Meeting of the International Airline Transport Association (IATA) was held recently in the Qatari capital of Doha with IATA Director-General Tony Tyler, Turkish Airlines...

Ramadan Campaign

In a campaign specially mounted for the month of Ramadan, Turkish Airlines is flying its guests on all domestic flights originating and ending in Istanbul for just 99 Turkish Liras. Ticketing for...
Award From Airbus
Award From Airbus

Award From Airbus

The Turkish Airlines Airbus A320 family fleet recently won the award for “Top Operational Excellence in Europe” over a two-year period, which is based on criteria like number of aircraft in the...
Turkish Cargo Avrupa’nın En İyisi
Turkish Cargo Avrupa’nın En İyisi

Turkish Cargo Is Europe’s Best

Turkish Cargo was named “Europe’s Best Cargo Airline” at the 31st Annual Cargo Awards, staged by Air Cargo News magazine and regarded as the industry’s most prestigious. One of the...

Airshow Is In September

Held every other year since 1996, Airex, the world’s paramount aviation platform across a region stretching from Europe to China and including the Middle East, will take place September 25 to 28...

Three Flights To Three Continents

Turkish Airlines, which has introduced flights to Oran, its second destination in Algeria, Africa’s largest country, and to Boston, its sixth destination in the U.S., and to Catania, its eighth...
Sanatçıların Simülatör Keyfi
Sanatçıların Simülatör Keyfi

Artısts Enjoy Simulator Experience

Visiting Turkish Airlines at the invitation of Board and Executive Committee Chairman Hamdi Topçu, Turkish artists recently flew simulators and took part in in-cabin training exercises. A menu of...
Leipzig Fuarları İle İşbirliği
Leipzig Fuarları İle İşbirliği

Collaboration With Leipzig Fairs

A second agreement has been signed in a continuation of the goodwill letter signed last year between Turkish Airlines and the Leipziger Messe, well-known for the events it organizes in Germany and...

New Era In Miles & Smiles

Turkish Airlines’ customer loyalty program, Mile&Smiles is coming to you in a new and improved form on June 1. For more information about the program, which includes innovations such as an...
Yılın Lideri Temel Kotil
Yılın Lideri Temel Kotil

Temel Kotil Is Leader Of The Year

Turkish Airlines’ President & CEO Temel Kotil, Ph.D., has received the “Leader of the Year Award” at the Air Transport News Awards, which are the most prestigious in the aviation...
Pedallar Türkiye'de Çevriliyor
Pedallar Türkiye'de Çevriliyor

Pedals Turn In Turkey

Buoyed up with primary sponsorship by Turkish Airlines, the Turkey Presidential Cycling Tour kicks off in Alanya on April 27. The tour, which covers a 1,254-kilometer course in 8 stages, is being...
Great Service For Middle Eastern Passengers
Great Service For Middle Eastern Passengers

Great Service For Middle Eastern Passengers

  Quickly realizing its projects developed in order to increase passenger satisfaction, Turkish Airlines started to provide Arabic Call Center for its passengers in the Middle East. Operating...

An Invitation From The French Consulate

Held at the French Palace in Istanbul, the iftar hosted performances by André Manoukian from France as well as three Turkish musicians and Okay Temiz as a collaboration between Hakan Erdoğan...

Important Collaboration In Transportation

   Two prominent players of the national transportation industry sign an important collaboration in order to provide the hostesses working on the High-Speed Trains and the personnel...

You Can Be That Pilot!

  Turkish Airlines offers a pleasant opportunity for aviation volunteers. The lucky people who win the contest “That Pilot is Mine” can experience the flight experience in the Turkish...

Good News For Touristanbul Passengers

With the protocol signed between Touristanbul, the free-of-charge tours of Turkish Airlines that have been promoting the historical heritage of Turkey during the waiting period for international...

Another Award For Turkish Airlines

One of the most important events in the aviation industry, the Air Transport News Awards were given to its owners. Held on March 21, the ceremony took place in the Ariana Museum in Geneva. The...

Four Seasons Balkans

Turkish Airlines organizes two flights a day - morning and evening – to seven out of 13 cities in the Balkans; one flight a day to five cities; and three flights a day to Bucharest, the capital...

Turkish Airlines Is Ready for 2023

Turkish Airlines held the 2015 Executive Summit between January 21 and 23, where it set the goals for 2023. Having gone on for 3 days in Antalya, the summit hosted more than 650 managers from...
71 New Pilots in Turkish Airlines Team
71 New Pilots in Turkish Airlines Team

71 New Pilots in Turkish Airlines Team

Ever-changing since the day it was founded, Turkish Airlines Flight Training Center presented 71 of its graduates with their pilot brevets on December 8. Turkish Airlines President and CEO Temel...

Award For Innovative Financing Model

Turkish Airlines has been deemed worthy of the “Best Structured Financing of the Year” award in the Bonds & Loans / Aircraft Financing category. Already certified as the best on the...

A Penny For Your Thoughts

A new survey system designed to measure Turkish Airlines’ passenger satisfaction with ground services has gone into effect in the check-in areas at Istanbul’s Ataturk and Sabiha Gökçen...

Keep In Touch With The News During Your Flight

Turkish Airlines is now offering its passengers high-speed wireless internet and television service through the Global Communication Suite System installed on its wide-bodied aircraft. In...

First Aid Training

  As part of European Cardiac Arrest Week, a practical demonstration was staged recently at Ataturk Airport by European Resuscitation-certified Turkish Airlines instructors showing the first...

Japanese Basketball’s New Title

  Following its sponsorship of two major football teams in Japan, Omiya Ardija and Cerezo Osaka, Turkish Airlines has now added another branch of sport to its sponsorship network by becoming...

Fun-Filled Flights For Kids

Turkish Airlines is aiming to make flying on its international routes even more fun for child passengers aged 2 to 12 with new toy sets designed as part of its efforts to please its younger...

Another New Route On Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo has further strengthened its presence in East Asia by adding Hyderabad to its flight network. One of the world’s leading air cargo companies thanks to steps taken to expand its...

Istanbul Airshow Time

The Airex Istanbul expo  previously staged on the Istanbul Ataturk Airport General Aviation Apron hosted visitors under a new name, the Istanbul AirShow.Upwards of 200 firms took part in the...

Wrapping Up The Arc Awards

Turkish Airlines is the recipient of various awards for its 2013 annual report in the ARC (Annual Report Competition) Awards, staged by MerComm for the 28th time. Known as the “Annual Reports...

Gothia Cup Marks 40 Years

The world’s largest youth football tournament, the Gothia Cup, for which Turkish Airlines was official airline sponsor in 2013 and 2014 and will be again in 2015, took place July 13 to 19....

Turkish Airlines Faces The Camera

Turkish Airlines is opening its doors to the cameras of the National Geographic Channel for the first time for a behind-the-scenes story. The production, work on which is due to start soon, will...
Giant Collaboration
Giant Collaboration

Giant Collaboration

Sector leaders Turkish Airlines and Shell & Turcas are joining forces. In a collaboration between program partners in Turkey’s biggest customer loyalty programs, Shell Club Smart Card holder...
Er Meydanı Book Launch
Er Meydanı Book Launch

Er Meydanı Book Launch

Turkish Airlines is continuing its cultural services with “Er Meydanı”, a book about Kırkpınar oil wrestling. Taking up the centuries-old history of the sport, the book focuses not only on...
Collaboration With Lot Poland
Collaboration With Lot Poland

Collaboration With Lot Poland

Turkish Airlines and Lot Polish Airlines have increased from four to five the weekly flights they operate on the Istanbul-Warsaw route. Organizing joint flights to several additional destinations...

World Golf Cup’ta Sürpriz

Turkish Airlines’ amateur golf tournament, the World Golf Cup hosted Akie Abe, the wife Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on its Tokyo leg. Speaking at the event, Mrs. Abe said, “Turkish...

Agreement With Air Arabia

Air Arabia, the low-cost airline of Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, has signed a 5-year agreement with Turkish Technic, Inc. for aircraft component spare parts and maintenance...
Orta Doğu’da Turizm Fuarı
Orta Doğu’da Turizm Fuarı

Tourism Fair In The Middle East

The Middle East’s largest tourism fair, Arabian Travel Market took place in Dubai, May 5 to 8. Promoting its Business Class concept, CIP Lounge Concept and flying chef service at the fair,...
Ulaşım Sektörü Leipzig’te Buluştu
Ulaşım Sektörü Leipzig’te Buluştu

Transport Sector Meeting In Leipzig

Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Lütfi Elvan and Turkish Airlines President & CEO Temel Kotil, Ph.D., recently attended the 2014 International Transport Forum in...
Instagram Fenomenleri İstanbul’da
Instagram Fenomenleri İstanbul’da

Instagram Phenomenon In Istanbul

Instagram, the hugely popular photo sharing phenomenon that has gone viral worldwide, was in Istanbul April 28 to May 2 as guests of Turkish Airlines, sharing the city’s matchless beauty with its...
Seyahat Setlerine Ödül
Seyahat Setlerine Ödül

Travel Kit Award


Turkey’s flagship carrier, Turkish Airlines was recently the recipient of two awards by Travel Plus, which rates the travel kits of international airlines. Recipient last year of the “Hajj...

From North To South

Turkish Airlines is now flying to Astrakhan, its 9th destination in the Russian Federation. The flights, which got under way on March 30, are in both directions 4 days a week. The airline’s...

Travel Experience Blog

Turkish Airlines employees are sharing with passengers their experiences of flying all over the world. The dual-language “Travel Blog”, which aims to develop the concept of sharing between the...
İki Yeni Hat Daha
İki Yeni Hat Daha

Two More New Routes


Inaugurated in March, turnaround flights between Istanbul and Rotterdam, Holland’s second largest city, are on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. The Stavropol flights will be three times...

Expanding Codeshare With Singapore Airlines

The existing codeshare agreement between Turkish Airlines and Singapore Airlines, both members of Star Alliance, is being expanded to include travel destinations in Southeast Asia and the Southwest...
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