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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by hakan » 12 Aug 2018, 05:34

Airporthaber.com claims that according to their reliable sources Turkish Airlines will take over running Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) from the current company "Malaysia Airports" for US$1,2 Billion.

The second runway for SAW is currently being built and will be ready next year. With recent additional terminal building opening, the capacity of SAW reached to 41 million pax per year. It is estimated with the opening second runway, the capacity will increase further to 63 million pax per year.

The chairman of THY has neither denied nor confirmed when the media asked him about this news during their recent press meeting.

Pegasus that is the main competitor to THY in Turkey uses SAW as their main hub and is the biggest client of SAW airport.

http://www.airporthaber.com/havacilik-h ... liyor.html

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by Passenger » 15 Aug 2018, 18:48

In-depth study from IATA Economics: "How worried should we be about the ongoing currency crisis Turkey?"

pdf 458 KB:
https://www.iata.org/publications/econo ... y_note.pdf

Reference page:
https://www.iata.org/publications/econo ... index.aspx

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 15 Aug 2018, 20:41

Passenger wrote:
15 Aug 2018, 18:48
In-depth study from IATA Economics: "How worried should we be about the ongoing currency crisis Turkey?"
...
Well there is probably reasons to worry for some Very Stable Genius if the Very Great Sultan decides to switch off the power to Incirlik as he did for 5 days in July 2016.

Look at the map if you want to understand politics used to say Alexandre de Marenches.
If VGS kicks out VSG and goes to bed with Czar Vladimir, it leaves the USAF with a large gap between say Aviano and Al Udeid after the closure of Incirlik and Dyarbakir.
On their way back, they may drop (just a way of speaking ;) ) the 50 of so B-61s to Kleine Brogel. The 701 MunSS should be able to find some accommodation in their, correction our, shelters.

Sometimes you see a label "Don't let within reach of children", but what when they grow up ?
In age I mean. :mrgreen:

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by hakan » 16 Aug 2018, 14:33

THY is going into partnership with Albanian Govt. THY will have 49% of share in Air Albania. The first flight will be between Tirana and Istanbul on 31.August.2018.

The first plane of Air Albania is getting painted in Istanbul.

See: http://www.airporthaber.com/havacilik-h ... girdi.html

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by hakan » 13 Sep 2018, 09:58

THY has announced that based on aircraft availability and gaining the necessary permits they intend to start flying from Istanbul Ataturk (new airport) to Lusaka (Zambia).

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by Established02 » 13 Sep 2018, 20:32

"ERDOGAN VERGROOT INVLOED OP TURKISH AIRLINES
President Erdogan heeft zichzelf benoemd tot voorzitter van het Turkse staatsinvesteringsfonds, dat grootaandeelhouder is van Turkish Airlines."
https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/ ... h-airlines

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by nordikcam » 13 Sep 2018, 20:51

Established02 wrote:
13 Sep 2018, 20:32
"ERDOGAN VERGROOT INVLOED OP TURKISH AIRLINES
President Erdogan heeft zichzelf benoemd tot voorzitter van het Turkse staatsinvesteringsfonds, dat grootaandeelhouder is van Turkish Airlines."
https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/ ... h-airlines
Remember when we reserve TK that we will fly with the state company of a dictatorship that we help financially all like EY EK and other QR or Saudia companies of states of beautiful monarchies ...

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by jan_olieslagers » 13 Sep 2018, 21:05

Sorry, fellows, isn't that politics and only politics? Mind you, I'm not saying you're not right ... but we should keep out of the muddy waters of politics, even if the border is slim at times.

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by globetrotter » 15 Sep 2018, 08:34

TK adds Mexico City, twice a week 777F from October.

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by sn26567 » 15 Sep 2018, 23:42

Turkish Airlines helps to launch Air Albania and takes a 49% share in the new airline.

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/air- ... en-flight/
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Post by TLspotting » 16 Sep 2018, 08:36

Air Albania *
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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by sn26567 » 18 Sep 2018, 18:32

Turkish Airlines is putting Australia back on its route map, with plans to launch flights to an as-yet-unspecified Australian city in 2019.
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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by hakan » 20 Sep 2018, 13:32

sn26567 wrote:
18 Sep 2018, 18:32
Turkish Airlines is putting Australia back on its route map, with plans to launch flights to an as-yet-unspecified Australian city in 2019.
Dear sn26567

Turkish Airlines have been talking (on and off) about flying to Australia for long time. I have been here for long time too and I heard this so many times before. THY has even a proper Sales Office in Sydney despite they don't fly to OZ. I know that the new airport in Istanbul is opening soon and they have to fill this airport with new destinations and increase their market share in the world. But I am still unsure if THY is prepared to tied up at least 2 planes and crew away from IST base where they can utilise these 2 a/c so many times during the journey/time takes between Turkey and Australia?

If they come I am guessing they will fly to Sydney (first OZ destination) via Denpasar. So they can attract European pax that want to go to Bali and Australia.

We will see.

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by hakan » 23 Sep 2018, 13:28

The Government of Ghana is looking for a joint venture to establish their new National Airline.

The Ambassador of Turkey to Ghana has approached and offered Turkish Airlines' expertise to the Aviation Minister of Ghana. The Ambassador Bayazit was showing the Minister Adda the example of recently established "Air Albania" (the joint venture between THY and the Albanian Government).

Some sources claimed that the process of finalising the decision may take up to two years.

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by sn26567 » 11 Oct 2018, 21:49

Turkish Cargo started new A330F service on 04 October 2018 on:
Istanbul – Dammam – Nairobi – Izmir – London Stansted – Maastricht route;
Istanbul – Johannesburg – Nairobi – Izmir – London Stansted – Maastricht route; and
Istanbul – Riyadh – Nairobi – Izmir – London Stansted – Maastricht route.

Turkish Cargo started new B777F service on 02 and 07 October 2018 respectively, on:
Istanbul – Madrid – Mexico City – Bogota – Curacao – Maastricht route; and
Istanbul – Madrid – Mexico City – Houston route .
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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by flightlover » 12 Oct 2018, 03:32

sn26567 wrote:
11 Oct 2018, 21:49
Turkish Cargo started new A330F service on 04 October 2018 on:
Istanbul – Dammam – Nairobi – Izmir – London Stansted – Maastricht route;
Istanbul – Johannesburg – Nairobi – Izmir – London Stansted – Maastricht route; and
Istanbul – Riyadh – Nairobi – Izmir – London Stansted – Maastricht route.

Turkish Cargo started new B777F service on 02 and 07 October 2018 respectively, on:
Istanbul – Madrid – Mexico City – Bogota – Curacao – Maastricht route; and
Istanbul – Madrid – Mexico City – Houston route .
I 'ld rather see them increase the capacity on their BRU cargo flights (current A310).

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by Passenger » 14 Oct 2018, 23:00

Now this is a flag carrier:

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by globetrotter » 16 Oct 2018, 14:35

sn26567 wrote:
11 Oct 2018, 21:49
Turkish Cargo started new A330F service on 04 October 2018 on:
Istanbul – Dammam – Nairobi – Izmir – London Stansted – Maastricht route;
Istanbul – Johannesburg – Nairobi – Izmir – London Stansted – Maastricht route; and
Istanbul – Riyadh – Nairobi – Izmir – London Stansted – Maastricht route.

Turkish Cargo started new B777F service on 02 and 07 October 2018 respectively, on:
Istanbul – Madrid – Mexico City – Bogota – Curacao – Maastricht route; and
Istanbul – Madrid – Mexico City – Houston route .
Curacao must be a tech stop.

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by hakan » 17 Oct 2018, 12:05

THY is re-introducing Ankara (ESB) -Rome (FCO) from 7.January.2019 60 years after they started. The very first flight took place in 1959. The flights will be twice a week.

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Re: News from THY - Turkish Airlines

Post by sn26567 » 23 Oct 2018, 18:42

Turkish Airlines to start new B737 MAX 8 service from Istanbul to Abidjan on 02 April 2019.
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