Welcome to another thread of ours;
Can you say, "Star Alliance livery" ? I remember when we used to wait for the first one to be painted.
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Latest news and some follow ups;
-UA is starting EWR-IST this month. Welcome to Turkey and Happy Landings!
-Yet another record at IST. On June 29th, 542 landings, 555 take offs, making it the busiest 24hrs ever.
-A new transit tunnel at IST, from what I can read "international to domestic", is in place. How is it?
-Istanbul ATC to drop separation between planes from 5 miles to 3 miles. How will this affect taxi times, gates?
-TK not interested in Aer Lingus, since it can not control its majority.
-TK announced flights to IAH, but Temel Kotil says not yet since no planes, where is this 77W coming from?
-Seabird started operation with a single Twin Otter, Golden Horn at Istanbul to Alacati. Best of luck to them!
-Tailwind is the latest operator allowed to fly to Gazipasa in Alanya.
-TK receives its 4th 739ER TC-JYD and also another 321 TC-JSB, and a 738 TC-JHN.
-With the addition of Izair 319s, what is the latest number of 319s at TK, 13 or 14?
-Pegasus started flights to TLV. How is TLV-Istanbul doing these days?
-Atlasjet starts flights out of SAW and now down to single A330.
This is what comes to my mind, please continue with updates.
Thanks for sharing news, ideas, rumors, photos.