Articles Tagged ‘Istanbul’

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.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen more passengers than Frankfurt in August; Pegasus starts Karachi

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen more passengers than Frankfurt in August; Pegasus starts Karachi

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen will have 1,591 departures in mid-Oct; Doha new #1 route. We investigate SAW’s network + chat with its Aviation Marketing Director.


Pegasus has 2,763 flights and 170 routes next week

Pegasus has 2,763 flights and 170 routes next week

Pegasus’ flights are down by just 25% YOY. It has 105 international routes, yet its domestic network has rebounded strongest. We examine its network.

Belavia grew 90% since 2015; has 43 routes + 614 flights week starting 15 Sept.

Belavia grew 90% since 2015; has 43 routes + 614 flights week starting 15 Sept.

Belarus’ Belavia is not an airline that’s often discussed, but it’s doing interesting things – and it has grown rapidly.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen's Gerald Ong: 'COVID-19 enables full rehabilitation & refurbishment'

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen’s Gerald Ong: ‘COVID-19 enables full rehabilitation & refurbishment’

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen added 30m seats between 2010 & 2019. Given this, we chat with Gerald Ong, Director of Marketing, about what it’s doing amid COVID-19.


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.