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by ist2014
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air to launch Barcelona and Dusseldorf
Replies: 14
Views: 3064

Re: Iran Air to launch Barcelona and Dusseldorf

Do they have enough planes?
They have just 2 a332 and they are serving:lhr,man,mad,ams,cdg,fra,vie,rome,mil,ham,cgn, how it works?

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by ist2014
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK after Covid
Replies: 7
Views: 2762

TK after Covid

Hi all I am a frequent flyer of TK (+30 flights per year) based in Istanbul and closely following aviation industry. Like any business enterprises TK is suffering nowadaysand for sure will be negatively affected. I think the aviation industry can not comeback to 2019 level at least for 2-3 years, so...

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by ist2014
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17327

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

If trumps eases sanction of Iran and allow for second -hamd aircrafts aged between 7-15, both sides can benefit, there is a demand for 400-500 airplanes and 15 years planes will be much more safer vs 40 years planes

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by ist2014
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17327

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

I do not have details of contracts but my proposal is as following: 1) cancell max order 2) retire 737 fleet dending on lease expire dates 3) if needed order A220 and plan a fleet of A220-321 for nb 4) negotiate with boeing to convert max order to 787-777x with late delivery dates 5) retire 332 flee...

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by ist2014
Sat Mar 07, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17327

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

To which city (new or exising) Kin can be added?

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by ist2014
Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17327

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

Nothing is announced as new destination at q4 presentation, some frequency increase to ord,iah, sanf and lax
Sanf seems strange for me, TK was suffering for 200-250 pax for a while seems that those days are over

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by ist2014
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR; Ex-Jet Airways 77W’s to find new home.
Replies: 73
Views: 15559

Re: RUMOUR; Ex-Jet Airways 77W’s to find new home.

TK is out of question as well, they have 30+30 789/350 on order and 33 77w, they might need something like 35ulr for Discussed Syd flights or something smaller to replace 332s

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by ist2014
Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2020
Replies: 181
Views: 18562

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2020

Will they change configuration if not I think these birds should be deployed on domestic routes without bc
TKs a322 are quite at nice configuration, how these LCC birds can be deployed?

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by ist2014
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2020
Replies: 191
Views: 19741

Re: Turkish Aviation January 2020

3 questions to discuss 1) can a359/1000 ulr perform sydney/mel non stop? 2) major part of leased A332 s will be leaving in the next 2-3 years and 5 owned 332s (na-ne) will be around 20 years age in the next 3-4 years, does TK need a replacement for them? 3) lease contract of skybird 333s(loa...) wil...

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by ist2014
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: THY - A330 routes - weight restrictions?
Replies: 13
Views: 2952

Re: THY - A330 routes - weight restrictions?

I remember that when THY ordered 332 in 2004, they were discussion that it does not have enough range for ord,tokyo and sin but over the years THY utilized 332 to atl, bog,hav,ccs and tokyo
When it comes to 333, i saw some flights to atl, iad, jakarta and tokyo

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by ist2014
Sat Dec 14, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential for A321 XLR
Replies: 130
Views: 22606

Re: Potential for A321 XLR

Considering that TK has 66A321 and order for 100 neo321, do u see a potential customer to deploy birds to some african and asia/india destinations?

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by ist2014
Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2019
Replies: 93
Views: 11816

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2019

One question: Considering that TK has/will have one of the biggest 321 fleet, does TK consider subfleet of 321 x/lr and if yes whatbwould be added value to TK, unlike european airlines it can not be utilized at transatlantic routes, so is it needed for asia/africa and cis flights or are these flight...

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by ist2014
Sun Nov 24, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish to fly to EZE & GRU with the A359
Replies: 20
Views: 4329

Re: Turkish to fly to EZE & GRU with the A359

Gru started as ist-dakar- gru by A332/340, later changed as ist-gru-eze by A340 When TK decided to phased out A343 in 2014s, it has been switched to 77W since TK did not have any other plane for it. It had a load factor around 70% which means 77W was too big for route, i had the opinion of that it s...

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by ist2014
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 18371

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2019

I had lots of flights from/to Saw this week (TK and AJ), all of them were ontime
On the other hand, some new b738 are based at saw. I flew by tc-jvk ie

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by ist2014
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 18371

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2019

If not TK should wait for 778 which might take an other 5-6 years and we are not sure whether boeing will launch 778 or not

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by ist2014
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 18371

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2019

Can 359 ulr or potentail 351 ulr do syd/mel non stop with reasonable payload

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by ist2014
Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 29803

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Can purchase of A220 help more traffic right to Canada?

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by ist2014
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 29803

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Seems that thon and long missions of jna-jne is/will be transferred to 789/359s so a332 s will be used for either real thin routes or upgrade of 739s in Africa
Since 5 a332s will leave the fleet in 2020, i expect shift of some 333s to regional 332 routes as well

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by ist2014
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 29803

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Dear Ankarafly jet
Do u have any hope for daily slot for YYZ,YUK and YVR in the next 2-3 years, for me 3-4 weekly flights seems orphan to some extent
On the other hand what about if TK orders some A220, although it is not a C model any more, at the end is produced in Canada

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by ist2014
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 29803

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Considering that tokyo will be 789 in 2020, any idea about 77w released from Tokyo operations ?
Which destinations would be upgaugd or frequency increase

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by ist2014
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 29803

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Considering that 789/359 is needed for den, dfw i think 2021 seems realistic, det can be done in 2020 (332/333)
Wnat about Seattle, will 3 weekly yvr flight kill a potential daily Seattle flight?

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by ist2014
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 29803

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

I checked distance btw Vancouver and Istanbul and it seems 9600 km. A332ERs can fly to some far a way destinations such as hav,bog,ccs etc
Can a a332 be deployed or not, if not is it because of ocean and winds over atlantic?






such as ccs,bog etc

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by ist2014
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 29803

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Hi all, Thanks for new thread and happy fall Do we have any news about loads at mex/cun route and seperated vietnam routes As you might remember financial performance of TK was not so good as h1 2019, any news and insight about q3? Load factors for jul and aug was promising but no clue about profita...

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by ist2014
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

As per TK presentation wb fleet will be as bellow at the end of 2020:

15 b789
5 a359
33 b77w (3 of them are hd used for india and dubai no er mission)
13 a333 (only 5 er)
40 a 333 (only 29 er)

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by ist2014
Sat Sep 28, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New Turkish airlines routes and frequency upgrades to be announced soon - Rumour
Replies: 13
Views: 3119

Re: New Turkish airlines routes and frequency upgrades to be announced soon - Rumour

I thinknthey can not further increase nd flights due to max issue unless they find some leased planes
For wb, they announced frequency increase to kul,iad,lax,tokyo, pty,bog and resumption of osaka

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by ist2014
Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Dear laxint, Thank unagain What i understood is that, 77w is too big for some of asian destinations such as pek, pvg,icn,cgk, nrt, even singapur as well Loads are between 79-87% whih means 280-309 passangers. In my humble opinin some routes should switch to 789/359 even 788 could be a good fit but n...

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by ist2014
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Dear laxint Thank u very much, very valuable data Actually the only relatively low lg is Atl, swap to 789 will lead to a lower load factor since a332s are 250 seates In my opinon, they can swithch sto and mia to 789/359 and have a load factor of 90-100% For the rest seems that 77w is filled Seems th...

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by ist2014
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Do we know where TK had to use 77W due to range but could not fill it? I expect a gadual swith to 789/359 in future
Next question is which cities will be fovus cities of 77w after arrival of new birds

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by ist2014
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Do we have any data related to lf of all amercian continent flights by destinations? From above article, i understood LAX is around 90%, I remember news at hurriyet whch were mentionng sfo as a low load destination, 200-250 passnagers at some days, so if it is the case it is normal to switch to 789/...

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by ist2014
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Still Very conservative bilateral
It means 3wx250 A332 (jna-jne have 250 seats)
Is Mogolistan airlines have sufficient capcity or which air line is dominant there? Chinesse?

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by ist2014
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

I think morning departure makes sense, it fits with all middle east particullary iran artivals, what about afternoon artival to istanbul, for which destinations it fits? Any idea, i think for middle esat dies not make sense

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by ist2014
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

I wish TK goes for 787-10 but i am not so sure It will be an expensive machine for hafj and umre flights and for the rest I see some issue for range, perhaps can be deployed on us east cost, bkk and high density chineese dedtinations, maybe it can be replacement of some 77w in future where range is ...

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by ist2014
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

I flew to Frankfurt and returned this week, Ist-fra. A332 Tc-loh ex tam bird last minute upgrade to bc fra-ist A333, ec tc-lof ex skymsrk bird My observation is that ex tam birds are not matching eith TK, outdated product despite bc while ex skymat Rk birds are in good shape and standards, makes sen...

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by ist2014
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

3 frames is sufficient for a daily us flight and midnight SE asia or latam flight So we can consider 3 frames for denspar bali and iad flights Considering that mexico and bog flights are 3 per weeks, we can consider 3 frames for atlanta , mexico and bog/pty flights Since atl is 5 weekly and mex/bog ...

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by ist2014
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Th delivery plan for 2020 is 9 b789 and 5 a359 789 fleet will be 15 which is very strong I think some of 333 will take the role of retired 332s In btw, 5 owned a332 ers had cabin refurbishment in the past 2 years so i assume they will stay for a good 5-6 years What about 3 recently leased 333 (loj-l...

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by ist2014
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Bos, Iad, atl, bog,pty, hav, ccs, jfk eill be 789 routes in 2020, consequently whole america will be covered by 77w/789 fleet
332/3 fleet will be mainly asia and regional routes, i think 332/333 crew will not be so happy with that

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by ist2014
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

It seems that 5 A332 s will leave the fleet in 2020
Do we know which frames and is there possibility of extending lease periods?

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by ist2014
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 25348

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Hi all
I saw some expanation from Ilker Ayci, he was mentioning expansion in US, Sea, Mco and Las and expansion in SE Asia as well
He was referring to Cambodia, which I think is rational as an addition to BKK or Vietnam
Any rumor about. 359 routes?
Happy fall to all anet friends

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by ist2014
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 26656

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

I was ckeckng TK s today flights and discoveredthat TK ha sa new flight to GRU. TK193 departs at 1345 and arrives next day afternoon like LAX flights, seems that there is 3 weekly service to GRU and 4 weekly ist-gru-Eze. I think EZE is not performing so well so they went to that direction (mentioned...

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by ist2014
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 26656

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Thx for reply
Seems that ewr,dtw and dfw would be launched. Sea will be dependent to yvr
I think for both of dtw and ewr, both of 332 or 333 can be deployed while for dfw,sea/yvr 789/777/359 should be used due to rAnge

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by ist2014
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to launch Antananarivo
Replies: 24
Views: 7867

Re: Rumor: Emirates to launch Antananarivo

How is TK doing?

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by ist2014
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 26656

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Considering arrival of new planes, my bet for new cities is : dtw.dfw,ewr,sea, denver, what about clt,phx and Minneapolis? Asia : china and india ar bileteral limited, some frequency increase is expected, i read something about expansion in Bangladesh Sylhet and Second daily flight to Dhaka; what ab...

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by ist2014
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 26656

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Seems that TK will expand in Asia with new planes in H2’2020, so far nothing has been announded for US and latam, nothing has been announced for A359 as well (exc dxb and lhr)

resumption of Osaka
Frequency increase of : Tokyo, SIN,KUL, And Vietnam
Any rumor or guess or info about rest

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by ist2014
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 26656

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Sin will be increased to 11 weekly in H2 2020 after kul and iad
Any news about 350 routes beside lhr and dxb

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 26140

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

One note : there will be 9 more 789s in 2020 (mainly H1) and some of switches are planned effective Mar/Apr 2020

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 26140

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

3 frames is sufficient for 1 us afternoon departure and 1 asia or latam departure at midnight on a daily basis

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TK A350 future routes
Replies: 12
Views: 3016

Re: TK A350 future routes

If syd has a timing of

Ist/syd 1700-1700+ syd ist 1915/0545+
Of ist/syd 1900-1900+ syd ist 2115-745+
I think majority of EU destination would be covered
I think a mix of both timings (3 or 4 of each) would be the best fit

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TK A350 future routes
Replies: 12
Views: 3016

Re: TK A350 future routes

I am not sure about bilateral btw TR and AU
On the other hand I think 359 does not have enough range for nonstop flight
Does 778/350 ulr has enough range?

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the A220 take advantage of MAX grounding.
Replies: 71
Views: 12619

Re: Could the A220 take advantage of MAX grounding.

Seems reasonable for me, it can be used at lots of 320/319 missions and free-up production line for 321/320s

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by ist2014
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TK A350 future routes
Replies: 12
Views: 3016

Re: TK A350 future routes

Personally i think gru/exe route is a candidate for switch to 789/359 As per TK monthly traffic report, load factor of latak routed isnaround 80% so if they switch toone of 359/789 lf will be +90%, seems that after 340s departure 77w was too big Same might apply to manila, taipe, houston, miami, sfo...

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