Ruta Istanbul - Marrakech va fi deschisa pe 31 martie 2019 si va fi operata de 5 ori / saptamana, urmand ca zborurile spre Bali sa inceapa pe 17 iulie 2019, de 3 ori / saptamana. Din 8 august, Bali goes daily.
Turkish Airlines Chairman Ayci confirmed today plans to begin flights to Australia from June / July next year following the arrival of the airline’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. First B787-9 TK delivery is set for June 2019.
“Will you introduce a new Business cabin?” asks the moderator.
“Yes,” Ayci says.
“Will you get rid of the 3 seats in the middle?"
The New Istanbul Airport will give 43 of its 77 gates and 15 of 28 baggage carrousels to Turkish Airlines. The airline’s Chairman Ayci confesses that the new Istanbul Airport move is “a pain in the neck". "A documentary will be shot. After we normalize everything we’re going to look back at it and say, “we must be crazy. Did we really do this?”
• 76.000.000m2 perimeter in over 42km of airport space.
• 7 times bigger than Ataturk Airport.
• Add 225,000 jobs to the economy.
• Add 4.89% of the Turkish GDP by 2025.
• Produce €22.2bn of VAT to Turkey.
Din august 2019, TK va zbura zilnic cu A330-300 intre Istanbul si Newark. Alte destinatii noi anuntate pt 2019: Sharjah si Cancun.
Boeing-urile 787-9 TK (prima livrare: iunie 2019) vor oferi un nou Business Class: 30 de locuri (layout 1-2-1) + 270 in Economy.