Azul, one of the largest airlines in Brazil, and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement. Through this codeshare partnership, the national flag carrier of Turkey will add its flight code, TK, to Azul domestic flights.
Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced that the carrier has ordered three more 777 freighters. The new order came weeks after the carrier took delivery of two of the large cargo jets as part of its plan to further expand its freight business.
Turkish Airlines has posted a net profit of US$939 million in 2017 quarter three, a company record.
Gulf Air and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement that will be effective from November 2017. The agreement will expand the travel opportunities for the passengers of both airlines with jointly operated double daily flights between Bahrain and Istanbul.
Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced the airline’s intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. Boeing and the Turkish government also announced the Boeing Turkey National Aerospace Initiative, which is designed to support the growth of the Turkish aerospace industry.
Hollywood legned Morgan Freeman is to become the new brand ambassador for Turkish Airlines. The Turkish flag-carrier announced that Freeman will be its new face to represent the brand in the United States.
In order to enhance passenger security, Turkish Airlines produced a new in-flight safety video featuring filmmaker and social media phenomenon Zach King. With the significant growth in the number of first time or irregular travellers over the recent years, Turkish Airlines chose to leverage illusions to improve the safety level on-board.
Turkish Airlines has introduced its new mobile application to passengers. Designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience for mobile users, it provides high quality visuals of destinations that Turkish Airlines flies to. Users can buy tickets, make reservations and check-in as well as manage their Miles&Smiles account and follow live departures and arrivals statuses – all via real time updates.
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted the restrictions on flight arrivals from Turkey. Following political unrest in the country on Friday, the FAA had barred all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, from flying into the United States from Turkey, either directly or via a third country.
Turkish Airlines has added two more nations to its global reach by launching new routes to Bogota, Columbia’s capital, and Panama City, capital of Panama. These new routes join Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Toronto, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Boston, Montreal, San Francisco and Miami as Turkish Airlines rapidly grows its presence in the Western Hemisphere.
Royal Brunei Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Turkish Airlines which allows for passengers to connect from Bandar Seri Begawan to Istanbul via Dubai. The agreement was signed in Antalya, Turkey, by Karam Chand, Royal Brunei chief commercial officer and Ahmet Bolat, Turkish Airlines chief investment and technology officer.