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Turkish Airlines To Take A330-200F Test Aircraft  
User currently offlineaviationbuff From India, joined Mar 2008, 1425 posts, RR: 3
Posted (4 years 2 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 4268 times:

Turkish Airlines to take A330-200F test aircraft

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles...-take-a330-200f-test-aircraft.html

As report in Flight ....

Quote:
The CEO of TK Temel Kotil says Turkish expects to receive its two A330-200Fs in September and October. He says that when Airbus offered the test aircraft, at a discount, the carrier accepted because it believed it was equivalent to the production aircraft.

"It's cheaper. It's a good machine. The A330 is an established aircraft," Kotil told ATI during a Star Alliance event in Sao Paulo.

He adds that, for cargo operations in particular, taking a test aircraft "is not a big deal".

Kotil says Turkish plans to operate its A330-200F on cargo services to Asia, in particular China. According to Flightglobal's ACAS database, Turkish's freighter fleet currently consists of four Airbus A310-300Fs.

Some more update in the article about the 10 new A330-300...

Quote:
Kotil says Turkish will also take delivery in October of the first of 10 new A330-300 passenger aircraft the carrier ordered last year. He says the carrier will receive four A330-300s in the fourth quarter alone and subsequently additional aircraft will be delivered at a rate of about one per month.


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User currently offlinepilotaydin From Turkey, joined Sep 2004, 2539 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (4 years 2 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 4158 times:

Hurray! I love flying the A330, I wonder where the A330F will take us on adventures to  


The only time there is too much fuel onboard, is when you're on fire!
User currently offlinen1786b From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 559 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (4 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3908 times:

Hmm... Where is Flyington?

User currently onlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4392 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (4 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3507 times:

Also in the article, TK CEO clearly states flying to more destinations and increasing freqs. to Asian cities. Summers the 333s will do some short hops to Europe and domestic trips also. 333s will have 30J/289Y seats.
Let's see with the introduction of 332F/333/77W this October how extensive will be the planned branding change?


User currently offlineaviationbuff From India, joined Mar 2008, 1425 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (4 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 3380 times:

Quoting n1786b (Reply 2):
Hmm... Where is Flyington?

No idea ..... Sad it would have been based in my home airport HYD.

Now even their site (www.flyington.com) is down. But Wiki has some old information about them   including this pic .....



User currently offlinePM From Germany, joined Feb 2005, 6869 posts, RR: 63
Reply 5, posted (4 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 3153 times:

Quoting aviationbuff (Reply 4):
including this pic

...which, ironically, incorrectly shows the plane with RR Trents.


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