Much of Europe is showing little if any growth this summer, but that is not true of Turkey. Our analysis of the European air traffic market this summer shows that Istanbul has the region’s two fastest-growing major airports, Turkey is the fastest-growing country market, and Turkish Airlines is the fastest-growing airline.
Surprising Friedrichshafen Airport welcomes Turkish Airlines’ four-weekly service to Istanbul Atatürk.
Turkish Airlines launches flights from Ankara Airport to Frankfurt Airport; adds Ercan, London Gatwick and Tbilisi from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen; inaugurates Friedrichshafen as 223rd destination from Istanbul Atatürk.
Turkish Airlines inaugurates services from Istanbul Atatürk to Kuala Lumpur after 11-year absence.
Turkish Airlines commences thrice-weekly services from Istanbul Atatürk to Aqaba in Jordan.
Turkish Airlines adds Houston to intercontinental network; opens second Istanbul base at Sabiha Gökçen
Turkish Airlines links Istanbul to Houston. Opens second base in Istanbul with five new routes from Sabiha Gökçen starting this week. More will follow in the coming weeks.
Air France launches flights from Paris Orly to Casablanca, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Istanbul Atatürk.
Pegasus Airlines launches flights from Istanbul Atatürk to Sarajevo.
Turkey’s airports handle 130 million passengers; up 85% since 2007 as booming Turkish Airlines and Pegasus grow networks
Having launched 30 new routes in the last year, in 2013 booming Turkish Airlines could overtake Delta Air Lines’ record at Atlanta by offering the most destinations from a single airport.
10 new points on the Wizz Air Ukraine network map may soon be added – which could be great news for the rest of the airline’s 16 existing bases.
Turkish Airlines added extensions to its services from Istanbul Ataturk to both Male and Douala, and now flies respectively to Colombo in Sri Lanka and Libreville in Gabon.