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Turkish Airlines Plans Domestic LCC  
User currently offlineLAXINTL From United States of America, joined May 2000, 29170 posts, RR: 50
Posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2604 times:

Turkish Airlines is considering the launch of a low cost division to take over its traditionally loss making domestic route network. The carrier is in the process of receiving bids from major airframe manufacturers for an initial order of about 10 aircraft. The A318, 717, EMB170 and CRJ900 are all under consideration.
Turkish Airlines would likely turn over the majority of its domestic route network outside the Istanbul-Ankara-Izmir triangle to the yet to be formed carrier.

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User currently offlineL.1011 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2215 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2594 times:

When I first saw the topic I thought- well thats stupid. THERE ARE NO TURKISH LCCs. WHY WASTE THE TIME? Then I saw that its a loss-leader didn't know that. Well signs of life at a government-owned airline are always good.

User currently offlineFly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3204 posts, RR: 48
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2552 times:
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One or two years they already a similar plan, using their Avros under the name of TurkJet. Let's see if anything becomes of it this time.


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