Turkish Airlines has been named “Best Airline Europe
Turkish Airlines has been also named as the winner of the categories, “Best Premium Economy Seats” and “Best Airline Southern
Europe” by Skytrax…
According to the results of the evaluation 2011, Turkish
Airlines has been chosen as the winner of the 3 categories
by Skytrax which is a world recognized brand associated with
air travel excellence in the 21st century, providing unique
expertise to the world airline and airport industry through
the most professional Audit and Service Benchmarking
programs of Product and Service Quality.
Turkish Airlines wins “Best Airline Europe”, “Best Premium
Economy Seats” for its Comfort Class seats and “Best Airline
Southern Europe” at the World Airline Awards.
During the 10 month survey period, 18.8 million airline
customers from over 100 different nationalities participated
in this customer satisfaction survey.
The Skytrax World Airline Awards Ceremony took place in
Paris, France and the awards were handed over to Turkish
Airlines’ General Manager Temel Kotil Ph.D. by the CEO of
Skytrax, Edward Plaisted.
One of the fastest growing airline company, Turkish Airlines
received several awards by Skytrax which is known as
“Passengers Choice Awards” and marked its name in the world
aviation industry. The airline won Skytrax Award for the
“Best Airline in Southern Europe” also in last year, as the
airline achieved the same great success by winning the
“Skytrax World Aviation Award 2009” known as the Oscar of
According to the Skytrax results of the evaluation 2010,
Turkish Airlines has been named the “Best Airline in
Southern Europe” and the best quality in economy class with
the inflight service which is being served by Turkish Do&Co.
Meanwhile the airline marked its name on the 3th place in
the best airline companies in all Europe countries.
TURKISH LOW-COST AIRLINE PUSHES
TICKET PRICES DOWN
December 4, 2013
Following the addition of Sochi and Moscow to its list of
routes, Turkish Low-Coster Pegasus Airlines has compelled other
competitors in the market to lower their fares. This was the
statement issued by Guliz Ozturk the director of Pegasus
Ozturk stated that tickets that
were previously sold at $400 by the Turkish and Aeroflot
airlines have dropped considerably to $300 on their
Istanbul-Moscow flights. According to Ozturk, these commercial
airlines are trying to curtail their prices to $233, which is
Pegasus’ offer on Moscow-Istanbul flights. Pegasus also offers
advance tickets from $83.99.
Since Russia’s Air
Code requires that passengers are treated to free luggage
transportation services and meals, Pegasus does not burden its
passengers by passing this cost on to them.
Instead, they place such charges
on other services such as insurance, extra luggage and seat
selection. Operating on a model that is inexpensive to maintain,
passengers who board Pegasus airplanes with luggage weighing up
to 20kg face no additional costs. Therefore, the Air Code that
other competitors had cited earlier as hindrance in the market
does not bother Pegasus.
Though Pegasus faced opposition
from Russian authorities regarding its new routes, the food
policy did not raise any problems. It was hard to convince them
to allow Pegasus to land in Moscow. And eventually when they did
agree to such routes, they insisted that Pegasus had to operate
only three flights weekly even though it has been commissioned
to operate 7.
Ozturk urged the Russian
government to liberalize its air sector to take advantage of the
growing traffic between Russia and Turkey. Talking to Moscow
Times, Ozturk added that greater freedom in this sector would
help the airlines involved reach greater heights. Currently
there are three flights that Turkish low-cost airline operates
on a weekly basis between Russia’s Domodedovo and Istanbul’s
Sabiha Gokcen airports with its maiden flight taking off on
October 8th. Days later, Sochi-Trabzon flight was added with
ticket prices starting at $27.
Apart from Sochi and Moscow
flights, Pegasus also operates other routes. Since August 31st
2009, Istanbul and Krasnodar flights have been in operation with
252,111 passengers ferried on this route. Omsk and Istanbul
flights launched back in June 2012 average a seat capacity of
63%. This is 20% lower than Krasnodar’s seat occupancy rate.
According to Ozturk, Pegasus did
not really think much of Omsk and Krasnodar cities but only used
them because the authorities assigned them. Altogether,
he says that the future looks bright for Pegasus Airlines mostly
because their Moscow seat occupancy rate is expected to hit
93%. On its Moscow-Istanbul flights, Pegasus hopes to
hit the 50,000+ passenger mark per annum.
Daniel Burkard the Domodedovo
airport manager is pleased with Pegasus flights that land at the
airport. He reiterates that since more and more Russians are
taking vacations in Turkey, the Turkish market is growing faster
than the Russia market. With 2.5 million Russian tourists
heading to Turkey, the Federal Tourism Agency has cited such
growth as stemming from the visa-free regulation the two
Turkish Airlines: New Flight LA-Istanbul
Turkish Airlines adds Kinshasa to its growing list of African
Aug 22, 2012
Further expanding its global reach in Africa, Turkish Airlines
is launching services to Kinshasa on Monday, August 27th.
Turkish Airlines will offer four roundtrip flights from Istanbul
to Kinshasa per week - Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Kinshasa becomes one of more than 200 destinations Turkish
Airlines currently flies to, including direct, non-stop flights
from its four
U.S. gateways, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and
Washington, D.C. In April 2013, Houston will become the fifth
gateway flying direct to Istanbul.
Starting March 26
Turkish Airlines will have new daily flights between
Los Angeles and Istanbul.
Turkish Airlines was awarded as
Europe’s Best Airline by Skytrax. The airline offers the only
non-stop service between Los Angeles and Istanbul which is linking
to Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
The new Los Angeles to Istanbul
service is operated with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, which offers
customers a high quality service in Business Class, Comfort Class,
and Economy Class.
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Turkish Airlines Celebrates Launch of
Third U.S. Gateway with Non-Stop Flights from Washington D.C. to
ISTANBUL, Turkey, November 6th
– On November 6, Turkish Airlines continues its expansion in the
U.S. with the launch of its inaugural flight from Washington
D.C., the airline’s third U.S. gateway, to Istanbul. Non-stop
flights are scheduled to depart from Dulles International
Airport at 10:55PM to Atatürk Airport in Istanbul four times per
week (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday) aboard an Airbus
To celebrate the new route, Turkish Airlines is offering an
exceptionally discounted rate on all flights from Washington
D.C. to Istanbul purchased on or before December 31, 2010.
Round-trip flights are available for $751.00 including all taxes
and fees, provided the travel takes place before March 31, 2011.
Passengers can book their travel on
www.thy.com , call 1-800-874-8875 or work with their
preferred travel agent.
Turkish Airlines’ new route from Washington, D.C. will allow
more Americans the opportunity to explore Istanbul, Turkey and
beyond. A gateway between east and west, Istanbul offers
visitors an unrivaled glimpse into world history, the chance to
experience one of Eurasia’s most cosmopolitan destinations and
serves as a convenient hub for travel to other cities in Europe,
Asia and the Middle East. Turkish Airlines currently flies
non-stop direct flights from New York and Chicago.
Passengers aboard Turkish Airlines will enjoy the world-renowned
catering by Turkish Do&Co, featuring an assortment of
international cuisines as well as authentic Turkish dishes. A
pioneer in the aviation industry, Turkish Airlines recently won
the SkyTrax World Aviation Award, also known as the “Oscar of
the Aviation Industry,” for the “World’s Best Economy Class
Aboard the Airbus A330, both Business Class and Economy Class
passengers can expect to enjoy a culinary experience from top
cuisines around the world and an extensive inflight
entertainment menu complete with individual entertainment
A member of the Star Alliance network since April 1, 2008,
Turkish Airlines continues to maintain its dedication to
becoming a global leader in the airline industry. The fourth
biggest network carrier in Europe, Turkish Airlines currently
flies to 167 destinations, including 128 international and 39
domestic lines. Established in 1933, Turkish Airlines is known
for its impeccable service, flight safety and connectivity
Turkish Airlines’ U.S. expansion will continue with the launch
of its fourth gateway and direct route from Los Angeles’ LAX
Airport to Ataturk Airport in Istanbul in March 2011.
Turkish Airlines, Inc
UGANDA (eTN) - The Kampala, Uganda, office of
Turkish Airlines (THY) has confirmed that the airline has
launched nonstop flights from Istanbul to Washington, DC, with
convenient connections for travelers from Uganda and also from
other East African destinations like Nairobi and Dar es Salaam.
While presently only 4 frequencies per week are operated, this
will be rising to daily flights once more when the expected B777
aircraft are delivered to Turkish.
Based at Istanbul’s
Ataturk International Airport,
with secondary hubs at Esenboga
International Airport and
Adnan Menderes International Airport, Turkish Airlines (THY)
is the national airline of Turkey and
the country's largest carrier. The carrier operates a
network of domestic and regional services throughout Turkey
and the Middle East and international services to Europe,
Africa, North America, South America and Asia. Turkish
Airlines is a member of the Star
Turkish Cargo, the airline's freight division, serves over
30 destinations. By Capa aviation.