Articles Tagged ‘Turkish Airlines’

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

In 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers reported traffic growth of 2.9%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets were up except for North Africa (down 3.5%), with North Atlantic and the Middle East leading the way (both +5.1%).

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Things have moved on a bit at Casablanca Airport since one of the most famous films ever was released in 1942. For one, the airport’s #1 carrier – Royal Air Maroc – was not formed until 15 years later. Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman ‒ in the picture) famously boards a plane to Lisbon – a city […]

Turkish Airlines adds Ahwaz to Atatürk network

Turkish Airlines adds Ahwaz to Atatürk network

Turkish Airlines starts its seventh Iranian city – Ahwaz – on 16 March.


Turkish Airlines starts flights to Nigeria’s capital

Turkish Airlines starts flights to Nigeria’s capital

Turkish Airlines utilises its 737-900s on new link to Abuja – joining its existing daily flights to Lagos.

Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport reports 23% capacity growth in 10 years; Germania arrives from Berlin Schönefeld and Düsseldorf

Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport reports 23% capacity growth in 10 years; Germania arrives from Berlin Schönefeld and Düsseldorf

The main gateway to the largest city in Western Asia and to the capital of Iran, Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA) consolidated its annual capacity in recent years, offering around 2.9 million seats in 2014 (a new record high). With a total of 25 carriers flying to 46 destinations in 30 countries, anna.aero takes a […]

We predict Turkish Airlines’ ‘magnificent 7’ routes if it bought 10 A380s

We predict Turkish Airlines’ ‘magnificent 7’ routes if it bought 10 A380s

Turkish Airlines has 55 wide-body aircraft which is set to grow to 79 by 2016. But beyond that there is curiously no expected growth. However, the airline is enjoying reports that it is negotiating the acquisition of 10 A380s. We work out what routes it would fly, based on what other A380 operators have done.


Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Situated south of the United Arab Emirates, holding a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, Oman is served by four commercial airports providing scheduled airline services in 2014. With the country’s main gateway at Muscat commanding 91% of weekly seat capacity in Oman, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this dynamic […]

Sochi/Adler Airport closes in on three million passengers in 2014

Sochi/Adler Airport closes in on three million passengers in 2014

Sochi/Adler Airport’s passenger figures are far from downhill and should speed skate close to the three million mark this year. anna.aero takes an ice dance through the Russian airport’s statistics to discover its gold medal winning airlines and routes this winter.

Turkish Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines help drive network expansion in Istanbul and Dallas

Turkish Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines help drive network expansion in Istanbul and Dallas

We reveal which airports in Asia, Europe and North America have seen the biggest net gain in destinations served non-stop this winter compared with a year ago.


Bangkok, Ryanair and China are leaders in winter 2014; global seat capacity up 4.7% this November

Bangkok, Ryanair and China are leaders in winter 2014; global seat capacity up 4.7% this November

The (northern) winter season has begun with the launch of dozens of new routes. We reveal which airports, airlines and country markets have seen the biggest volume increase in seat capacity this November compared with last November.

Turkish Airlines kicks-off Kherson route from Atatürk

Turkish Airlines kicks-off Kherson route from Atatürk

Turkish Airlines starts is sixth Ukrainian destination from its Istanbul hub on the 703-kilometre sector to Kherson.

Oslo Gardermoen Airport reports 4% traffic growth in 2013; Emirates touches down from Dubai

Oslo Gardermoen Airport reports 4% traffic growth in 2013; Emirates touches down from Dubai

The main gateway to the capital of Norway, Oslo Gardermoen handled almost 23 million passengers in 2013 (a new record high). With a total of 33 airlines flying to 117 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant SAS is this September.