News

Temel Kotil, Ceo Of The Year

Date: Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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 major actor on the global airline stage. In 2005, when Temel Kotil became chief executive, Turkish Airlines carried just over 14 million passengers, generating revenues of a little over $2 billion using a fleet of some 90 aircraft.

Four Big Awards For Turkish Airlines…

Date: Tuesday, 05 August 2014

TURKISH AIRLINES HAS BEEN DECLARED “BEST AIRLINE IN EUROPE” FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR IN THE SKYTRAX 2014 CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY.

 

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 considerations. Named the Best Airline in Southern Europe for the first time in 2009, Turkish Airlines has been voted the Best Airline in Europe four years in a row for its service quality, which has earned its passengers’ acclaim. 

 

Turkish Airlines Faces The Camera

Date: Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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 focus on the behind-the-scenes daily operations of Turkish Airlines, which flies to more countries than any other airline in the world and has been voted Best Airline in Europe for three consecutive years in the “Skytrax Passenger Choice Awards”. The program will air in the fall on Nat Geo People and the National Geographic Channel.

Formula 1 Of The Seas

Date: Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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 came in fourth in the sponsor races staged on the third day of the event.

Fly Without Fear!

Date: Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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.

Giant Collaboration

Date: Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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 Miles&Smiles members will be able to convert their miles into fuel and earn Smart Points with every purchase of gas from Shell.

Continuing To Expand

Date: Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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. Further information is available on the website, www.turkishairlines.com, from the Call Center at 444 0 849, and at all Turkish Airlines sales offices.

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.

[12 3 4 5  >>