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Routes World officially handed over to Istanbul

Routes World officially handed over to Istanbul

As Routes World 2022 drew to a close this week, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Harry Reid International Airport handed over hosting responsibilities of the event to iGA – Istanbul Airport. Routes World 2023 will take place in Istanbul on 15-17 October.

Hamburg celebrates 50th anniversary of Turkish Airlines route to Istanbul

Hamburg celebrates 50th anniversary of Turkish Airlines route to Istanbul

Hamburg Airport and Turkish Airlines have held a special celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Hamburg-Istanbul route. The celebrations included a spectacular cake, a traditional Fire Truck Water Arch, and a formal welcome of the A330 flying the jubilee route.

Istanbul Airport to have 286 destinations, with 207 daily-plus

Istanbul Airport to have 286 destinations, with 207 daily-plus

Istanbul Airport’s network to be highest in recent years, with 45 domestic and 241 international destinations across 122 countries.


Dubai to Heathrow now world’s top international market

Dubai to Heathrow now world’s top international market

Dubai to Heathrow now #1 by seats – it wasn’t even in the top-10 last winter. There has been huge change, with nine of the top-10 now different.

Münster Osnabrück seeks Istanbul as missing piece of network

Münster Osnabrück seeks Istanbul as missing piece of network

Münster Osnabrück has six routes to Turkey this summer, with Ankara new. And with 100,000 Turkish migrants in its unique catchment, it actively targets Istanbul and more.

Turkish Airlines to Bogota and Panama City had 90% seat factor in 2019

Turkish Airlines to Bogota and Panama City had 90% seat factor in 2019

68% of Turkish Airlines’ Bogota and Panama City traffic connected over Istanbul, but where? This route will operate four-weekly from January.


Turkish Airlines has 80 widebody destinations in December

Turkish Airlines has 80 widebody destinations in December

As Turkish Airlines receives first A350-900, we examine the carrier’s widebody network – with widebodies used on 1/3 of network in early December.

Turkish Airlines launches Xi'an flights

Turkish Airlines launches Xi’an flights

Turkish Airlines launches services to Xi’an from Istanbul; its first new route to mainland China in eight years.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to double passengers to 70m in 10 years

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to double passengers to 70m in 10 years

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen expects 35.5m passengers in 2019 – a decade earlier than forecast. With a new runway and terminal coming, it expects 70m by 2030.


AtlasGlobal suspends operations for a month; 2019 seats down 37%

AtlasGlobal suspends operations for a month; 2019 seats down 37%

AtlasGlobal has suspended operations for a month to reorganise. Since 2017, it has cut seats 37% from a high that saw it move away from its Istanbul core.

Turkish Airlines and the MEB3s' international network distribution

Turkish Airlines and the MEB3s’ international network distribution

Asia is #1 for the MEB3 while Europe is #1 for Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines now has more frequencies to Africa than Asia.

Revealed: almost 34 million passengers connect with Turkish Airlines

Revealed: almost 34 million passengers connect with Turkish Airlines

Almost 34 million connect with Turkish Airlines over Istanbul Airport. Germany – Iran is its key international country market. What factors help Turkish?