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Air Astana and Turkish Airlines sign codeshare agreement

Air Astana and Turkish Airlines, Skytrax award-winning carriers from Central Asia and Europe, have signed a codeshare agreement on routes between Kazakhstan and Turkey.

Turkish Airlines flies US couple to Bangladesh instead of Senegal

Two US holidaymakers found themselves a long way from their intended destination after an airline confused two airport codes.

Turkish Airlines facing threat of strike after union negotiations collapse

Turkey's flagship airline is facing the threat of a strike after negotiations with the country's main aviation workers union collapsed.

Turkish Airlines bans its flight attendants from wearing red lipstick

Turkish Airlines has banned air hostesses from wearing brightly-colored lipsticks such as red or pink, a move which has sparked fierce debate as the government is accused of trying to Islamize the cou

Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles in approximately...

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Air Transport has confirmed in an open letter in the Seychelles newspaper, “Today,” that Turkish Airlines plans to launch operations into the Seychelles in

A conversation with Turkish Airlines’ biggest fan

In 2010, Temel Kotil, CEO of Turkish Airlines (TK/THY), surprised the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) by announcing that TK’s goal was to become the world

Turkish Airlines places its biggest order ever with Airbus

Turkish Airlines, the largest airline in Turkey, has signed a contract for up to 117 A320 Family aircraft (25 A321ceo, 4 A320neo, 53 A321neo and options for 35 additional A321neo aircraft).

Air Astana and Turkish Airlines to establish codeshare agreement

ALMATY, Kazakhstan - Air Astana and Turkish Airlines have completed the first step towards a wide-ranging co-operation, including a codeshare agreement on routes operated by both carriers between Kaz

Turkish Airlines orders five additional A330 passenger aircraft

Turkish Airlines has signed a firm order for two additional A330-300 passenger aircraft and three options as part of the carrier’s continued growth plans.

Turkish Airlines launches flights to Kilimanjaro and Mombasa

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's limping tourism industry witnessed a boost Wednesday with the arrival of the first Turkish Airlines aircraft to signal the start of direct flights between Kenya and Turkey.

Boeing, Turkish Airlines finalize order for 15 777-300ERs

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Boeing and Turkish Airlines have finalized a firm order for 15 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes worth $4.7 billion at list prices.

Air Canada and Turkish Airlines enter into codeshare agreement

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada and Turkish Airlines are pleased to announce today a reciprocal code sharing agreement that will make it easy and convenient for customers to connect between the two Star

New Istanbul airport to cement Turkish Airlines’ hub position

(eTN) - When news broke that Turkish Airlines (THY) was set to connect some 30 African destinations by the end of this year, moving to 40 by the end of 2013, many had to check back to be certain of th

Turkish Airlines indicates interest to fly to Seychelles

It was through a meeting at the Seychelles Investment Forum held in Turkey that Turkish Airlines expressed its interest to fly to Seychelles.

Turkish Airlines orders another 15 Airbus A330 aircraft

Turkish Airlines has placed an order for 15 A330-300s, their seventh order for the A330 family of aircraft and their twentieth Airbus order overall.

Turkish Airlines to fly to Kilimanjaro and Mombasa

(eTN) - Turkish Airlines will be commencing a triangular flight from Istanbul to Kilimanjaro and Mombasa effective December 5 of this year.

Turkish Airlines adds Kinshasa to its growing list of African destinations

Further expanding its global reach in Africa, Turkish Airlines is launching services to Kinshasa on Monday, August 27th.

Turkish Airlines rises together with its employees

(eTN) - Wishing to acknowledge the vital role its staff has played in the airline’s success, Turkish Airlines, and project partner Boeing, have prepared a surprise for its employees - a new Boeing 7

Turkish Airlines adds Abidjan to its growing list of destinations

In an effort to increase its global footprint in Africa, Turkish Airlines just launched services to Abidjan.

Turkish Airlines may be potential bidder for Aer Lingus

According to a report in the Sunday Business Post, Turkish flag carrier Turkish Airlines may be a potential bidder for Aer Lingus, just days after rival Irish airline Ryanair made a surprise buyout bi

Turkish Airlines to launch direct Istanbul-Houston flights in 2013

HOUSTON, Texas - Houston Mayor Annise Parker announces new non-stop flights to Istanbul beginning April 1, 2013, operated by Turkish Airlines between George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Ist

Turkish Airlines expands Middle East presence

Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier of Turkey, will “fly to 31 destinations in the Middle East’’ by the end of this year.

JetBlue Airways and Turkish Airlines announce interline agreement

NEW YORK and ISTANBUL - JetBlue Airways and Turkish Airlines today announced an interline agreement to connect the carriers' networks at New York's John F.

Turkish Air seeks approval for more India flights

NEW DELHI, India - The Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines has sought Indian aviation ministry's approval to extend the bilateral limits to enable it to increase its number of flights between Turkey and I

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Mogadishu flight

The first major commercial airline flight into Somalia's volatile capital in more than 20 years has touched down safely.

Turkish goes wireless on board wide-body fleet

(eTN) - Information was received that Turkish Airlines will introduce wireless Internet access to their wide-body fleet, starting with a B777, following their ground-breaking introduction in November

TAM Airlines and Turkish Airlines sign codeshare agreement

São Paulo, Brazil - TAM Airlines and Turkish Airlines, both members of the Star Alliance, have entered into a codeshare agreement that once in operation will increase the destinations on offer for th

Mumbai airport main runway remains shut for the third day

MUMBAI, India - The main runway of Mumbai airport remained shut for the third consecutive day on Sunday, forcing flight disruptions, with delays increasing by the hour after nightfall.

RwandAir and Turkish Airlines sign additional agreements

(eTN) - A delegation of senior Rwandan officials, led by the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Hon.

Turkish Airlines welcomes Kobe Bryant, Manchester United and FC Barcelona

WASHINGTON - Turkish Airlines celebrated the World Football Challenge with Manchester United and FC Barcelona during a weekend of festivities and a special appearance by Kobe Bryant, the Airline's Glo