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Turkey’s airports report traffic growth of 14.2% in 2011; Turkish Airlines' passengers up 12%, Pegasus up 32%

Turkey’s airports report traffic growth of 14.2% in 2011; Turkish Airlines’ passengers up 12%, Pegasus up 32%

Turkey’s air transport market is going from strength to strength. Airport traffic is booming and its two major airlines are both reporting double-digit growth. But which two airports have swopped places in the top 12 rankings? And which airlines have already announced what new routes to and from Turkey this summer?

Turkish Airlines connects Istanbul with London Gatwick

Turkish Airlines connects Istanbul with London Gatwick

Turkish Airlines expands its UK operation with a daily Gatwick service from Istanbul Atatürk.

Turkish Airlines adds third Libyan destination

Turkish Airlines adds third Libyan destination

New Istanbul to Misrata service will be served four times weekly, daily from early January.


China Southern Airlines launches first route to Turkey

China Southern Airlines launches first route to Turkey

China Southern Airlines now flies to Istanbul Atatürk Airport from Beijing via Ürümqi.

Turkish Airlines now operates most diverse hub in Europe; 172 destinations served non-stop from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines now operates most diverse hub in Europe; 172 destinations served non-stop from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines will have started 20 new routes (19 international) from Istanbul’s main airport by the end of 2011. As a result it has now well and truly overtaken Lufthansa for the most non-stop destinations from a single airport in Europe. But how quickly have passenger numbers grown in recent years and which geographic market […]

Turkish Airlines launches sixth route to Iraq

Turkish Airlines launches sixth route to Iraq

Turkish Airlines now flies from its hub at Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Mosul in northern Iraq.


THY to explain “largest airline on Earth” goal to anna.aero/ACI Abu Dhabi network planning conference

THY to explain “largest airline on Earth” goal to anna.aero/ACI Abu Dhabi network planning conference

Orhan Sivrikaya, Chief Commercial Officer of Turkish Airlines is the latest recruit to our event – he will tell the Abu Dhabi conference how around 100 airports across Europe, the Middle East and Africa could benefit from new THY routes because of the unique geographical benefits of its rocketing Istanbul hub.

Turkish Airlines launches new route to Dammam from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines launches new route to Dammam from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines now flies to Dammam in Saudi Arabia from its hub at Istanbul Atatürk Airport.

Air France launches new routes from Marseille Provence and Nantes

Air France launches new routes from Marseille Provence and Nantes

Air France now flies 13 new routes from Nantes Airport and Marseille Provence Airport.


Turkish Airlines launches new route to Turin in Italy from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines launches new route to Turin in Italy from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines has launched a new route to Italy, flying to Turin from its Istanbul Atatürk hub.

Turkish Airlines launches new route to Islamabad from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines launches new route to Islamabad from Istanbul

Turkish Airlines now flies to Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, from its hub airport Istanbul Atatürk.

Turkish Airlines launches new route to Sulaymaniyah from Istanbul Atatürk

Turkish Airlines launches new route to Sulaymaniyah from Istanbul Atatürk

Turkish Airlines launches its fifth route to Iraq – Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan – from Istanbul Atatürk Airport.