Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines will add a wide-body aircraft to Helsinki route: More seats for passengers

Turkish Airlines will operate one of its daily Helsinki-Istanbul flights with a wide-body passenger aircraft as of 25 March 2018. Turkish Airlines operates flights to...

Turkish Airlines flight to Montreal returns to Istanbul for a medical emergency, not before lowering the landing weight by burning fuel for … seven hours

A Turkish Airlines Airbus A330 (TC-JOA) from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Montreal was forced to return to Istanbul airport after a 16-year-old girl was...

Turkish Airlines (TK) says Istanbul transit passengers unaffected by U.S. visa move

Due to the recent developments some changes have been made on Turkey-USA and USA-Turkey visa application processes. These changes do not affect passengers transferring...

A Turkish Airlines flight with destination Brussels makes an emergency landing in Vienna

Turkish Airlines flight TK1945, an Airbus A320 registered TC-JPR, which was on its way from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen (SAW) to Brussels (BRU), had to...

Turkish Airlines announces intent to order 40 Boeing 787-9

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced the airline's intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders and...

Turkish Airlines is considering Boeing 747-8

8 Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental for Turkish Airlines ? According to media reports of the Turkish newspapers "Hürryet" and "Daily Sabah" from Istanbul, Turkish Airlines...

Passenger dies inflight between Mauritius and Istanbul

A passenger on Turkish Airlines flight TK161 between Port Louis, Mauritius and Istanbul sadly passed away last night Henri, one of the passengers sent his...

Turkish Airlines says electronics ban on US flights to be lifted on July 5th

The chief executive of Turkish Airlines expects the ban on electronic devices on flights the United States to be lifted on July 5, he...

MEA and TK have signed a codeshare agreement

Middle East Airlines (ME) and Turkish Airlines (TK) signed a codeshare agreement. The agreement will be effective as of May 15th, covering routes between...

Baby born in mid-air on Turkish Airlines flight TK538 to Istanbul

This Friday Diaby Nafi from France successfully gave birth mid-flight on a Turkish Airlines flight TK538 from Conakry to Istanbul via Ouagadougou. She was assisted...

Turkish Airlines has won PATWA International Award for “Best Airline – Best Inflight Catering” category at ITB Berlin 2017.

The International Council of Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) has recently awarded Turkish Airlines Inc., the PATWA International Award under the category “Best...

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 to Toronto evacuated before departure after bomb threat on toilet wall

This morning a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 (TC-LJH) from Istanbul to Toronto (TK17) was evacuated prior the departure after a bomb threat was written on...

ACT Airlines 747 cargo (operating for Turkish Airlines) crashes in Kyrgyzstan and kills 37

A Boeing 747 cargo plane (TC-MCL) from ACT Airlines, but operating for Turkish Airlines with flight number TK6491, has crashed into a neighbourhood in...

Turkish Airlines’ way of de-icing aircraft ?

Istanbul Airports have been hit by severe snow and cold, Turkish Airlines yesterday announced the cancelation of 227 scheduled domestic and international flights from its...

Snow disrupts air traffic at Istanbul Airport

Due to heavy snow showers at Istanbul Airport planes couldn't land but were forced to divert to other airports like Izmir and Antalya. Turkish Airlines...

Turkish Airlines stores 30 aircraft amid weaker demand and coup attempt

Turkey's flagship carrier Turkish Airlines will store 30 aircraft due to weaker economic demand, recent terror attacks and a failed coup attempt. A total...

Turkish Airlines cancels labour contracts of 211 employees

Press statement of Turkish Airlines on 25 July 2016 As of today, labour contracts of 211 Turkish Airlines employees are cancelled. Active as of 22nd July...

Boeing set to deliver record number of airplanes to Turkish Airlines

Flag carrier to receive 6 777s and 20 737s in 2016 Boeing is set to deliver a record number of airplanes this year to Turkey's...

Turkish Airlines’ 300th aircraft is an Airbus A330-300

The fleet of Turkish Airlines reached the 300th aircraft milestone with an A330-300, handed over during a ceremony today in Istanbul. To be deployed...

Boeing, Turkish Airlines announce long-term collaboration agreement

Strategic Alliance Agreement will support development of Turkey’s largest airline, aerospace industry Boeing and Turkish Airlines (THY), building on their 70-year relationship, today signed a...