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Severe turbulence hits Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 on approach towards New York JFK; 29 injured

On 9 March, a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 (TC-JJG) operating flight TK1 from Istanbul to New York JFK encountered severe turbulence about 40 minutes...

Exactly 10 years ago, Turkish Airlines flight TK1951 crashed during landing at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

On 25 February 2009 – exactly 10 years ago –, Turkish Airlines flight TK1951 crashed during landing at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Netherlands, resulting in...

Turkish Airlines Airbus A330 to Kabul diverts to Trabzon due to cracked cockpit window

The pilots of a Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-300 registered TC-JNO made an emergency landing at the Turkish airport of Trabzon on the Black Sea on February 6 after a cockpit...

[Trip report] Flying Turkish Airlines between Zurich and Kuala Lumpur, via Istanbul in business class

For work, I had to fly to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As I live and work in Switzerland, the best option that came out of...

Norwegian Air Boeing 737 touches down at Helsinki-Vantaa despite go around instruction

Finland's Onnettomuustutkintakeskus (AIBF) has launched an investigation on a runway incursion that happened on 18 January at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-900...

Turkish Airlines and Ryanair aircraft clip wings at Malta Airport

On 17 January, two aircraft clipped wings at Malta Airport: a Ryanair Boeing 737-800 (EI-DHW on flight FR9874) that just landed from a flight...

Turkish Airlines reached an 80.2% load factor in December 2018

Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced its passenger and cargo traffic results for December 2018, reached 80.2% load factor in that month. Growth in...

Runway excursion of a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 at Lviv Airport, Ukraine

On 6 January, a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 (TC-JVI) operated flight TK442 from Lviv, Ukraine to Istanbul, Turkey. While back-tracking for departure from runway...

Turkish Airlines’ direct flights between Istanbul and Rovaniemi to commence 5 December 2019

The route will be operated three times weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Turkish Airlines will be the first airline to offer seats on...

Turkish Airlines orders three additional Boeing 777 Freighters

Amid record financial results and strong demand, Turkey's flag carrier adds three Boeing 777 Freighters Turkish's freight business growing by double digits; aims...

Turkish Airlines and Hong Kong Airlines launch a new collaboration

While the national flag carrier of Turkey will reach new destinations beyond Hong Kong thanks to the recently signed codeshare agreement, Hong Kong Airlines...

The Presidential inauguration: “The largest airport in the world shall be known as Istanbul Airport”

“This airport, the largest in the world, shall be known as Istanbul Airport,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced to over 5,000 guests at the...

flybmi and Turkish Airlines announce new codeshare agreement via hubs in Brussels, Paris, Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Oslo

New partnership introduces Istanbul as a destination for flybmi   From 1 October 2018, flybmi customers will be able to enjoy flying on routes from the...

Air Albania, the new national airline of the country, launches maiden flight

Albania's new national airline company, a joint venture with Turkey's flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY), launched its first test flight Friday. The former flag...

Turkish Airlines reveals new cabin crew uniforms

Turkish Airlines released pictures of the new uniform for its cabin crew members, the uniforms are designed by Milan-based haute couturier Ettore Bilotta who...

Rockwell Collins’ MiQ business class seats chosen for Turkish Airlines’ new aircraft

92 shipsets delivering for Airbus A321neo aircraft, and 77 shipsets for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft Seats chosen as business class option for medium-haul...

Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787 hits tail of a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 at Istanbul Atatürk Airport

On 9 August, a Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787 (CN-RGT) destination Casablanca was taxiing out to the holding point at Istanbul Atatürk Airport when...

Airbus delivers the first A321neo in Cabin Flex configuration to Turkish Airlines

More flexible cabin configurations for the largest member of the A320 Family Turkish Airlines (THY) took delivery of the first A321neo in Cabin Flex configuration...

Turkish Airlines reached the highest load factor in its history : 80.7%

Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced the results of passenger and cargo traffic in May, achieved the highest first five-month load factor (LF) in...

Turkish Airlines has added Krasnodar to its flight network as the 303rd destination

Krasnodar has become the 10th destination of the flag carrier which operates its flight to Moscow, St. Petersburg , Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Voronezh,...