Turkish Airlines, which released the promotional film Summit, directed by Renan Öztürk and telling the story of Necdet Turhan -Turkey’s first visually impaired climber and a national athlete- reaching the summit of Mount Blanc, now planted its flag on the summit of Antarctica.
Italian mountaineer Danilo Callegari climbed to the top of Antarctica's Mount Vinson as part of the “7 Summits Solo” project, by which he intends to climb the seven highest mountains of the seven continents.
Before starting his project “Antarctica Extreme,” Callegari experienced the pleasure of Turkish Airlines' Business Class flight and shared it on his social media accounts.
Callegari, the first Italian mountaineer to parachute from the height of 5,000 meters in Antartica, climbed Mount Vinson, the tallest mountain in Antartica measuring at 4,897 meters, and waved the Turkish Airlines logo. He had previously climbed the tallest mountains of South America, Europe, and Africa.
Danilo Callegari broadcast his adventure on social media and in two important media outlets in Italy: TG2 and Sportmediaset (Italia 1). Turkish Airlines has made a short film about the climb and shared it on YouTube with the title “Antarctica Extreme-Turkish Airlines.”