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Agreement With Air Arabia

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 services.

Award From Airbus

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 fleet, their average daily use, technical reliability and punctuality of flights.

Tourism Fair In Los Angeles

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 members manage over $340 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually. Kevin Spacey is this year’s surprise speaker at the event, where George Bush and Bill Clinton spoke in 2012 and Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton in 2013.  Participants selected by drawing straws can have a “selfie” photo taken with basketball world star Kobe Bryant, who will be visiting the Turkish Airlines stand on the first day of the fair.

A Surprise At The World Golf Cup

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 Airlines has a special place for all Japanese. I am very happy to be a part of this great event organized at various locations around the world.”

Ramadan Campaign

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 flights from June 28 to July 24 ends on July 24.

New Lounges In Ankara, Izmir And Moscow

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 service in three new cities. Turkish Airlines Lounge Izmir has started serving passengers at Adnan Menderes Airport and Turkish Airlines Lounge Ankara at Esenboğa Airport. Privileged service, including a special car park, a place of worship, a shower area, TV units, and childcare rooms, is available in both passenger lounges, which are located in the domestic terminals. Turkish Airlines’ first passenger lounge serving passengers abroad, Lounge Istanbul - Moscow has also begun welcoming passengers. The new lounge, where authentic Turkish dishes are served alongside a selection of world cuisine, also boasts additional services such as a library, media screen and work area.

Collaboration With Lot Poland

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 under the codeshare agreement, the two airlines are expanding their existing flight networks.

Air Transportation Summit At Qatar

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 President&CEO Temel Kotil, Ph. D., the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani,  and the Qatari Prime Minister, Abdullah bin Nasir Khalifa el-Thani, as well as other airline executives, experts and government officials in attendance. IATA’s 70th Annual Meeting concluded with panel discussions on such topics as air transport security, economics and sustainability.

Continuing To Expand

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 Cotonou (Benin) is available on the website www.turkishairlines.com, from the Call Center 444 0 849, and at all sales offices.

Er Meydanı Book Launch

Date: Friday, 04 July 2014

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 the physical side of wrestling culture but on the spiritual aspect as well. Aimed at promoting Kırkpınar wrestling around the world, among the younger generation especially, the book comes to readers in a chic design with original pictures, photographs and documents. This Turkish Airlines book is a work befitting the time-honored heritage of Kırkpınar oil wrestling.

Habom Goes Into Service

Date: Thursday, 03 July 2014

CONTINUOUSLY DEVELOPING AND RENEWING ITSELF, TURKISH AIRLINES IS MOVING CONFIDENTLY AHEAD TO EVEN BIGGER GOALS. THE LATEST INDICATOR OF THIS IS THE HABOM PROJECT.

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 in the field of maintenance and repair and has taken a significant step toward that goal with its launch of the HABOM project.

Travel Experience Blog

Date: Monday, 05 May 2014

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 Turkish Airlines family and its passengers, supports its all-round travel culture with writing and photographs. You can access the blog at http://blog.turkishairlines.com

New Era In Miles & Smiles

Date: Monday, 05 May 2014

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 increased quota of award tickets, elimination of seasonal restrictions, and more miles earned, visit the website at www.new-milesandsmiles.com

The Excitement Starts Again

Date: Friday, 02 May 2014

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 tournaments worldwide, numerous successful women golfers from around the world will take part in the “Turkish Airlines Ladies Open”, to be held at Belek, one of Europe’s top golf destinations, May 8 to 11.

From North To South

Date: Friday, 02 May 2014

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 thrice-weekly Istanbul-Constanta flights are also being upgraded to include Varna, starting on May 30 (Istanbul-Varna-Constanta-Istanbul). In addition, Istanbul-Cotonou-Abidjan-Istanbul flights will begin in June at a frequency of 4 per week. Routes to Oran, Constantine, Boston and Catania are starting up as well. More information is available from the website, www.turkishairlines.com, the Call Center 444 0 849, and from all sales offices.

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