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by emre787
Wed May 05, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 4808

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2021

Wow, great video, thanks. And what a gorgeous looking day. Congratulations to TK and Vancouver. In few weeks EWR. I really do not know if there is any other cities left in N.America TK has its eyes on. Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Denver, Las Vegas, Phoenix.... What do you think?? Well, before the pa...

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by emre787
Mon May 03, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 4808

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2021

Another great news: TK made profit in Q1!!! :D In the first quarter of the year, the airline made 438 million liras of profit with the majority coming from cargo ops. Of course that number isn't that high, but considering that Q1 is the toughest period for an airline and we're still in a global pand...

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by emre787
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 135
Views: 17293

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

TK announces 4 new destinations; Fergana and Urgench in Uzbekistan, Turkistan in Kazakhstan and Hargesa in Somalia. Interesting destinations. I wonder what the load factors will be like. When do they start these destinations? Well, they were quite fast this time. Fergana and Urgench in Uzbekistan a...

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by emre787
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 135
Views: 17293

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

Wow, huge news! :shock: TK is cancelling 10 737 Max orders and is converting other 40 orders to options. This means that TK only has 13 737 Max left to be delivered (which are mostly build, IIRC 12 already awaiting delivery) Well, imo something like this was expected... At least they're optimistic a...

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by emre787
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 135
Views: 17293

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

Blerg wrote:
Did TK restore any other Russian routes besides LED and MOW? What about KRR?


Yes, 5 weekly Kazan, 1 weekly Yekaterinburg and daily to Rostov-on-Don

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by emre787
Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 135
Views: 17293

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

https://www.devdiscourse.com/article/law-order/1531686-russia-restricts-flights-to-turkey-as-covid-19-cases-increase Russia restricts some flights to Turkey till June1st. Very little information is given, do we know what kind of routes are restricted? All scheduled and charter flights are banned ex...

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by emre787
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 135
Views: 17293

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

Turkish Airlines 787-9 TC-LLP was moved from the flightline to the 45-12 for rework. http://www.paineairport.com/kpae19192w.htm Did this frame have issues that previous 787's for TK didn't? No issues to worry about. An internal source told me that LLP is getting checked after defects because it was...

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by emre787
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2021
Replies: 135
Views: 17293

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2021

TK will have its traffic rights suspended again in China for importing 14 COVID positive passengers in March to Guangzhou. Ban is supposed to commence April 19 and last 4-weeks. Well, IST-CAN flights have only been 1 weekly, so that isn't going to have a big impact on TK... PVG and PEK haven't resu...

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by emre787
Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2021
Replies: 75
Views: 10220

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2021

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/tk15
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AirbusA343 wrote:
A333MSPtoAMS wrote:
I was wondering what routes does TK fly the A350 on?

For the moment, TK are flying their A350s to Montreal, Toronto, Manila, Amsterdam and Dubai.


TK started to use their A350s to Sao Paulo

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/tk15

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by emre787
Sat Mar 20, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2021
Replies: 75
Views: 10220

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2021

Seems like they're still updating it because I noticed increases to the US too. Washington goes up from 5 weekly to daily and JFK from 10 weekly to 2 daily :) I see that also. I know the times are crazy but for April, yesterday 10 flights out of JFK, today 14. How do you expect to sell those extra ...

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by emre787
Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2021
Replies: 75
Views: 10220

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2021

No changes to the current USA destinations. Seems like they're still updating it because I noticed increases to the US too. Washington goes up from 5 weekly to daily and JFK from 10 weekly to 2 daily :) I see that also. I know the times are crazy but for April, yesterday 10 flights out of JFK, toda...

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by emre787
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2021
Replies: 75
Views: 10220

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2021

TK787 wrote:
No changes to the current USA destinations.


Seems like they're still updating it because I noticed increases to the US too.

Washington goes up from 5 weekly to daily and JFK from 10 weekly to 2 daily :)

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by emre787
Thu Mar 18, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should United order the 777-9 and A350ULR?
Replies: 12
Views: 1900

Re: Should United order the 777-9 and A350ULR?

UA857 wrote:
Does UA have enough 77Ws to fly on SFO-NRT/ICN/PEK/PVG/HKG/TPE/SYD/AKL/LHR/FRA/TLV and EWR-NRT/PEK/PVG/HKG/TLV/DEL/BOM?


Nope, my calculations say that they need at least 24 planes (without spares) to perform 1 daily flight on all the routes you mentioned. They only have 22 77Ws in their fleet.

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by emre787
Tue Mar 16, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future African Opportunities for Airlines
Replies: 9
Views: 1822

Re: Future African Opportunities for Airlines

Africa and, more specifically sub-Saharan Africa, is expected to double in population by 2050, with nations like Nigeria leading the charge. It seems like there will be a lot of new demand for flying inside Africa but also to Asia, Europe, and the Americas. What will be the strongest hubs or player...

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by emre787
Wed Mar 10, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Indonesia Orders Four A330-800neos
Replies: 87
Views: 15329

Re: Garuda Indonesia Orders Four A330-800neos

Boeing gives the range for the 787-9 at 7,530 nmi (13,950 km) ( https://www.boeing.com/commercial/787/ ) Airbus gives the range of the A338 at 8150 nmi (15'094km) ( https://www.airbus.com/aircraft/passenger-aircraft/a330-family/a330-800.html ) So given that DPS-LAX is roughly 13'900km the 787-9 mig...

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by emre787
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 180
Views: 39332

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

It does. Turkish Airlines was threatened with suspension once, in Nigeria, for having insufficiently large planes: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1436775 Because they routinely left baggage behind. Hardly relevant in this scenario. The A321XLR will have no such issues betwe...

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by emre787
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2021
Replies: 75
Views: 10220

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2021

Hey guys, hope you're all doing well. Scrolling through old airline route news I came across this: https://www.routesonline.com/airports/6063/istanbul-sabiha-gokcen-international-airport/news/49330/turkish-to-serve-saw-lhr/ Did TK really serve LHR from SAW? If yes with which equipment and frequency?...

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by emre787
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 180
Views: 39332

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

Exactly, and D-AIFF looked better in the Star Alliance livery. Why did they bother repainting them? Could've saved them money. Already explained: It was a "technically needed repaint" according to a LH spokesperson Source (german unfortunately): https://www.aerotelegraph.com/lufthansa-war...

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by emre787
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 180
Views: 39332

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

I see LH repainted an A340 recently, DAIFF I think, the Star livery Both D-AIGM and D-AIFF got repainted recently. Both wearing the new livery. D-AIFF used to have the Star livery Oh thanks for the clarification. Not sure if it means the fleet will be around for a while longer, not cheap to repaint...

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by emre787
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation - February 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 6254

Re: Turkish Aviation - February 2021

emre787 'he also mentions that he is more pessimistic about the return of pax demand because now there are vaccines available and the will of going abroad and flying again dammed up (he also gives China as an example where the recovery happened rapidly)'. Do you mean pessimistic or optimistic?. Sry...

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by emre787
Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation - February 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 6254

Re: Turkish Aviation - February 2021

Hello guys, I recently read a new Interview with IGA CEO Kadri Samsunlu published on the german aviation news site aerotelegraph. .. any idea when the ISL cargo will be all moved to IST? it's been more than 1 year since IST has fully moved passenger services, and now a lot of cargo services is done ...

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by emre787
Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot Livery
Replies: 3
Views: 1235

Re: Aeroflot Livery

Just for the A350

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by emre787
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 226
Views: 30889

Re: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021

I don’t see any MIA-DOH flights on QR in April or May. Does QR expect some sort of cruise traffic Jan-Mar or why operate 2x weekly flights then and not in April or May? And it’s official - QR drops MIA yet again. With the exception of LY why can’t MIA keep a single ME or Asian carrier? MIA also kee...

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by emre787
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2020
Replies: 115
Views: 12415

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2020

All IST-HKG flights till at least 12 January are cancelled. Anyone know why? I desperately need to fly and now might have to book Qatar for $$ instead of burning my useless Miles&Smiles. Really angry at TK again. They cancelled my booking, offered no alternative and now I see the next 2.5 weeks...

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by emre787
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2020
Replies: 115
Views: 12415

Re: Turkish Aviation December 2020

, TK will end "Flying Chefs" on all flights. I guess it was only a matter of time. Although it was a nice visual touch in reality it was going to be the easiest thing to cut. According to some TK internals this cut isn't permanent and the Flying Chefs will come back after the pandemic. So...

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by emre787
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

Mystic wrote:
Any idea why TK is sending a 2nd B777 to Amsterdam today? TK1952 is the regular daily flight. TK6033 is now heading to AMS as well.


TK6xxx flight numbers are usually Turkish Cargo fligths, so that 77W is only carrying cargo to/from Amsteram :)

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by emre787
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LH to restructucture SN
Replies: 176
Views: 43620

Re: Reports: LH might let SN file for bankruptcy

BRU should be closed and the Belgians should use AMS and CDG instead (both linked with TGV to Brussels). And I think AF/KLM has a much larger network in Africa than SN. Plus that many African airlines fly on CDG/AMS. Many African airlines? I hope you were joking... There's pretty much only Kenya Ai...

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by emre787
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

TK105 wrote:
Perhaps not in near future but I think we will see EK A380 at IST.


If I remember correctly EK wanted to come with the A380 but the civil aviation authority SHGM didn't give clearance to them. Maybe members like LAXintl or so can give more details about it or correct me :)

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by emre787
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

a380's wingspan is almost 80 mt. and even if the pilot manages to land at exactly the center line, the wings actually protrude over the width of the 45 mt. rwy. That's ok, as long as there will be no obstacles to collide the wings at the sideways but there's another sinister threat: that's the pres...

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by emre787
Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

A german aviation news site reported over Turkish yesterday. Regarding to Turhan Özen, the Chief Cargo Officer of TK, the pax fleet will be reduced at around 10% or more if needed and deliveries of new ones to be delayed. But while pax fleet is getting a bit smaller (and therefore the underbelly ca...

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by emre787
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

A german aviation news site reported over Turkish yesterday. Regarding to Turhan Özen, the Chief Cargo Officer of TK, the pax fleet will be reduced at around 10% or more if needed and deliveries of new ones to be delayed. But while pax fleet is getting a bit smaller (and therefore the underbelly car...

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by emre787
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways Announces Brisbane, Melbourne, Beijing, and Munich From October 2020
Replies: 18
Views: 4701

Re: Bamboo Airways Announces Brisbane, Melbourne, Beijing, and Munich From October 2020

Nice to see some uplifting news, though I'm wondering if we're not seeing Wow Air: Vietnam Chapter in the making... I don't think so because Wow Air was mostly relying on connecting european and north american traffic. This is not the case with Bamboo Airways and Vietnam as the aviation market is e...

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by emre787
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

Interesting (random) fact: today's TK1883/TK1884 VIE rotation was operated by B789 instead of the originally scheduled A321. I see B789 scheduled randomly over the coming days as well. Yeah, the 787s will also fly to DUS and FRA for example in the next days. Seems like a better option to also seat ...

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by emre787
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

I saw a picture of TC-LSN with a white sharklet. It looks strange seeing a TK A321 with white sharklets! I wonder if the TK logo has already been added since that picture is a few months old. I think you mean this photo: https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9715596 On other pictures it has painted wingl...

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by emre787
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

Excellent news..Can't wait to see video of the takeoffs! Will the new runway help cut taxiing times which seem to last forever? Although to be fair i've flown into AMS and CDG in the past and we were 20' taxiing... Yes, taxi times will be halved and take off / landing capacity will be doubled to 12...

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by emre787
Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBXppClBT1I/)

3 TK aircraft will take off simultaneously to demonstrate the new triple takeoff (/landing) capability
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The new runway in IST will open tomorrow ahead of schedule :bouncy: (source: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBXppClBT1I/)

3 TK aircraft will take off simultaneously to demonstrate the new triple takeoff (/landing) capability

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by emre787
Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

Merhaba friends, I’ve seen the 787-9 scheduled for IST-HKG on 24 and 26 June at a much nicher 9:50pm departure time from IST. Is anyone aware if this is a one-off for only these two days or will July have a similar schedule and aircraft? On the TK app July has the ‘normal’ schedule listed (77W at 0...

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by emre787
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

I do have to disagree that the situation has 'ended' in Turkey. They've done well, but it is still a long way to go with 20k+ active cases and the number of deaths still going up. Oh you're right, I actually didn't want to say that it "ended". But at least a bit softened now if you know w...

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by emre787
Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 22001

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

I am confused..Have all european countries opened up flights to Turkey? If not, does it mean that Pegasus and Ajet pax will have to go in quarantine for 14 days once they arrive? Turkey remains on the top of the list of the worst hit countries.. AFAIK, no european country has closed flights to Turk...

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by emre787
Wed May 13, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020
Replies: 775
Views: 82649

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020

Hey guys, I just saw some new Air to Ground footage from the hessian television (Hessischer Rundfunk) and I noticed that a LH 747-8i doesn't have its 4 engines mounted anymore :shock: Does anyone know more about why they took off the engines or maybe even the registration? The purpose of that seems ...

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by emre787
Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2020
Replies: 81
Views: 10587

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2020

Hey guys quick question. (and this is just out of curiosity). I'm planning to book a trip on TK for once travel is back to safer levels, and I just wanted to know if there was a way to know when an A321neo is scheduled to operate the flight. You can look up the scheduled aircraft in the TK App ;) J...

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by emre787
Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2020
Replies: 81
Views: 10587

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2020

LAXintl wrote:
THY will operate 3 repartriation flights for U.S. State Department this week.

TK4030/23APR IST-JFK
TK4940/23APR IST-LAX
TK4906/24APR IST-IAD


The return flights will also bring back Turkish citizen btw

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by emre787
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2020
Replies: 81
Views: 10587

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2020

I mentioned a few days ago that TC-LSN was at Edinburgh. It sure had an interesting routing. It took off from Edinburgh, diverted to Zurich, landed at Sivas for the probably the reason that emre explained and back to IST.. Yes, exactly. There are still many repatriation flights to bring back Turkis...

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by emre787
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17707

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

Thanks for clearing that up emre787. It's gone to ISL now. Also TC-LKA did the morning Gatwick rotation yesterday. You're welcome. A 77W and A332 TC-JNB flew to Rome to bring back stranded Italians to their homes and also brought back Turkish citizen and students back. Both landed in Samsun (I thin...

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by emre787
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17707

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

Thanks for that pic OA260! It seems to be diverting to Sivas now? It didn't divert to Sivas, the flight was actually planned to go there. The reason for it was that there is still enough capacity at student dormitories in Sivas were the pax, which btw are also mostly students, are going to be quara...

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by emre787
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17707

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

Attention, long post incoming :spin: I presume all itineraries from the affected countries via Istanbul will be cancelled. My wife and I are booked on DUS-IST-MRU flights and have just received a notification of "booking changes" with a request to call them. Unfortunately, upon calling the...

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by emre787
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17707

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

So if airlines are not allowed to carry passengers who have been in those countries for the past 14 days then it means other airlines flying into IST will have to cancel their tickets as well. Ouch. Correct, for example someone could not fly FRA-ATH-IST, but the question remains how are they going ...

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by emre787
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17707

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

To make it clear: it looks like flights will still be flown between Turkey and those countries, but only the entry of those pax into Turkey will not be allowed; I think those should be able to connect internationally at least I have a flight too actually on the 3rd and back on the 17th of April FRA-...

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by emre787
Wed Mar 04, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17707

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

Any news on AnadoluJet international service expansion re what service is offered? Tea and sandwich like on domestic flights? Any privileges to Elit Card holders??? Seat assignment or advance boarding?? No IFE I presume as these planes do not have those installed. I know there is no IFE because Ana...

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by emre787
Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185843

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

All Turkish air company has suspend all flights to Italy. https://indiablooms.com/health-details/H/5458/turkey-suspends-flights-to-italy-due-to-coronavirus.html The news I've seen indicates Turkish Airlines have suspended some but not all flights to Italy. Your source isn't clear as to whether some...

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