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Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:00 am

TK plans to add A333 to Antakya Hatay from 27 Oct to 14 Dec. It will upgrade Abuja and N'Djamena/Kinshasa to A332 for S20.
 
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Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:29 am

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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Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:38 am

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... ce-in-s20/

Turkish Airlines adds HND, replacing NRT.
 
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Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:56 am

Anyone have an idea if they're going to reinstate the Istanbul - Luxor route next year?

Spent 2 weeks telling everyone looking to get to LXR from just about anywhere that TK flies from, outside London, what a great route option it is, only for them to pull the route as of 28/03/2020.
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Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:58 pm

CZ will introduce the A380 to Istanbul as it launches service from Beijing's new Daxing airport.

https://www.dailysabah.com/tourism/2019 ... o-istanbul
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Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:15 pm

Has there been anything on that Turkish Airlines service to Xiamen and Xi'An?
 
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Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:13 pm

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Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:25 am

LAXintl wrote:
CZ will introduce the A380 to Istanbul as it launches service from Beijing's new Daxing airport.

https://www.dailysabah.com/tourism/2019 ... o-istanbul

Wow, of everyone serving and thinking of serving IST I wouldn’t put CZ on the list that could schedule the 380. I had a flight years ago from LAX to CAN with their 777 in J and their product was average to say the least. Congrats to CZ and IST. EK next?
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Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:25 am

Do CZ and TK cooperate? I can't imagine there being that much demand to fill an A380 to Istanbul without feed on both ends.
 
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Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:32 am

Blerg wrote:
Do CZ and TK cooperate?


Not yet. ;)
 
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Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:55 am

Blerg wrote:
Do CZ and TK cooperate? I can't imagine there being that much demand to fill an A380 to Istanbul without feed on both ends.


Both metros have a combined population of 40 millions plus and both are tourist and business hot spots. I don't think they need feed.
 
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Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:26 pm

One Iberia A340-600 (EC-JFX) has been to Istanbul twice within a few days now, flying in (and out) the Real Madrid football team for a Champions League match against Galatasaray:

http://championsleaguecharters.blogspot ... group.html
 
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Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:53 am

Seems like Russia's Red Wings will be launching IST flights. What's odd is that all destinations besides Ufa are scheduled only in November.

Destinations to be launched: Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Domodedovo, Rostov, St. Petersburg and Ufa.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -nov-2019/
 
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Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:36 am

TK awarded additional India service point - Ahmadabad for cargo ops. Will launch Nov 10.
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Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:26 pm

LN-NGO B738 ex-Norwegian is wearing THY livery (seen today at EMA)
 
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Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:25 pm

If Turkish use the new A220 wisely it could give them a lot of new destinations in Europe that are currently not served, such as some of the Greek islands, second-tier Eastern European cities and smaller cities in Germany. They have a big advantage over the ME in that they are within narrowbody range of anywhere in Europe and the A220 could leverage that. It would make it easier for them try out new routes and then upguage/downguage depending on traffic. Perhaps also some smaller cities in Turkey could start to see air service (or more frequencies).

They certainly have plenty of capacity at the new Istanbul airport now.
 
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Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:55 am

Can purchase of A220 help more traffic right to Canada?
 
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Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:26 am

peterinlisbon wrote:
If Turkish use the new A220 wisely it could give them a lot of new destinations in Europe that are currently not served, such as some of the Greek islands, second-tier Eastern European cities and smaller cities in Germany. They have a big advantage over the ME in that they are within narrowbody range of anywhere in Europe and the A220 could leverage that. It would make it easier for them try out new routes and then upguage/downguage depending on traffic. Perhaps also some smaller cities in Turkey could start to see air service (or more frequencies).

They certainly have plenty of capacity at the new Istanbul airport now.

honestly, there is nothing really left as "smaller city in Germany"; TK already flies to almost all:
FRA, MUC, DUS, CGN, HAJ, STR, HAM, BRE, NUE, TXL, LEJ, FDH
the ones currently not served are:
DRS, PAD, FMO, DTM, FKB,

Same story in France and Italy:
CDG, BOD, LYS, NCE, MRS, TLS, SXB (FR) and MXP, FCO, BRI, BLQ, NAP, VCE, CTA (IT)
maybe an option as new destination in my eyes:
NTE (FR), PMO, PSA, TRN, VRN

Eastern Europe is probably stretched out already potential-wise since they have almost everything counting as small town in their network.

You are totally right, the A220 is the perfect fit for such routes and I'm a strong supporter of an [email protected] idea; however, it seems that TK management currently doesn't really care about that, they have other issues (e.g. big financial impact with the move to the new airport and 737Max orders). Let's keep fingers crossed.
 
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Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:37 pm

If I was a director @TK I would cancel all 737 Max orders with delivery from 2020. Convert them to B777/B787 orders. So stay with grounded 24 737 Max aircraft and yes, order many A220s. A220 would open new markets and fits also for domestic. A220 would also be a good replace for A319/A320/B737 and the old B738. Long haul B777/B789 and A333/A359. Maybe some ULRs.

TK is going to lease up to 20 aircraft in the next days/weeks; at least 6 B737-800 from Norwegian. First one is already painted (LN-NGO; will get TC-JZN).

I think the biggest problem after this 737 Max issue will start after FAA gives an OK. Will the crew and pax trust this aircraft anymore despite an OK from FAA? I don't think. TK should handle on this issue and order some A220s. Furthermore, the A321neo is also in delay.



stylo777 wrote:
peterinlisbon wrote:
If Turkish use the new A220 wisely it could give them a lot of new destinations in Europe that are currently not served, such as some of the Greek islands, second-tier Eastern European cities and smaller cities in Germany. They have a big advantage over the ME in that they are within narrowbody range of anywhere in Europe and the A220 could leverage that. It would make it easier for them try out new routes and then upguage/downguage depending on traffic. Perhaps also some smaller cities in Turkey could start to see air service (or more frequencies).

They certainly have plenty of capacity at the new Istanbul airport now.

honestly, there is nothing really left as "smaller city in Germany"; TK already flies to almost all:
FRA, MUC, DUS, CGN, HAJ, STR, HAM, BRE, NUE, TXL, LEJ, FDH
the ones currently not served are:
DRS, PAD, FMO, DTM, FKB,

Same story in France and Italy:
CDG, BOD, LYS, NCE, MRS, TLS, SXB (FR) and MXP, FCO, BRI, BLQ, NAP, VCE, CTA (IT)
maybe an option as new destination in my eyes:
NTE (FR), PMO, PSA, TRN, VRN

Eastern Europe is probably stretched out already potential-wise since they have almost everything counting as small town in their network.

You are totally right, the A220 is the perfect fit for such routes and I'm a strong supporter of an [email protected] idea; however, it seems that TK management currently doesn't really care about that, they have other issues (e.g. big financial impact with the move to the new airport and 737Max orders). Let's keep fingers crossed.


FKB, FMO, PSA and TRN has been kicked out by TK. NTE is on the wish list since many times. PMO is also planned. An A220 is perfect for such markets.
 
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Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:57 pm

I think TK already flies to FKB and PSA, seasonally at least.
 
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Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:07 pm

Yakamoz wrote:
If I was a director @TK I would cancel all 737 Max orders with delivery from 2020. Convert them to B777/B787 orders. So stay with grounded 24 737 Max aircraft and yes, order many A220s. A220 would open new markets and fits also for domestic. A220 would also be a good replace for A319/A320/B737 and the old B738. Long haul B777/B789 and A333/A359. Maybe some ULRs.

TK is going to lease up to 20 aircraft in the next days/weeks; at least 6 B737-800 from Norwegian. First one is already painted (LN-NGO; will get TC-JZN).

I think the biggest problem after this 737 Max issue will start after FAA gives an OK. Will the crew and pax trust this aircraft anymore despite an OK from FAA? I don't think. TK should handle on this issue and order some A220s. Furthermore, the A321neo is also in delay.



stylo777 wrote:
peterinlisbon wrote:
If Turkish use the new A220 wisely it could give them a lot of new destinations in Europe that are currently not served, such as some of the Greek islands, second-tier Eastern European cities and smaller cities in Germany. They have a big advantage over the ME in that they are within narrowbody range of anywhere in Europe and the A220 could leverage that. It would make it easier for them try out new routes and then upguage/downguage depending on traffic. Perhaps also some smaller cities in Turkey could start to see air service (or more frequencies).

They certainly have plenty of capacity at the new Istanbul airport now.

honestly, there is nothing really left as "smaller city in Germany"; TK already flies to almost all:
FRA, MUC, DUS, CGN, HAJ, STR, HAM, BRE, NUE, TXL, LEJ, FDH
the ones currently not served are:
DRS, PAD, FMO, DTM, FKB,

Same story in France and Italy:
CDG, BOD, LYS, NCE, MRS, TLS, SXB (FR) and MXP, FCO, BRI, BLQ, NAP, VCE, CTA (IT)
maybe an option as new destination in my eyes:
NTE (FR), PMO, PSA, TRN, VRN

Eastern Europe is probably stretched out already potential-wise since they have almost everything counting as small town in their network.

You are totally right, the A220 is the perfect fit for such routes and I'm a strong supporter of an [email protected] idea; however, it seems that TK management currently doesn't really care about that, they have other issues (e.g. big financial impact with the move to the new airport and 737Max orders). Let's keep fingers crossed.


FKB, FMO, PSA and TRN has been kicked out by TK. NTE is on the wish list since many times. PMO is also planned. An A220 is perfect for such markets.

Couldn’t agree more with your fleet make up. I think Turkish people will be harder to get to board a max plane after the grounding is over compared with most of the world, Turk on this board would just know, its impossible to prove but its just the way it is. I can’t imagine the headlines after a routine emergency landing due to birdstrike with a max, the media will have a field day with it. Unfortunate but just the way it is...
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Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:08 pm

Yakamoz wrote:
If I was a director @TK I would cancel all 737 Max orders with delivery from 2020. Convert them to B777/B787 orders. So stay with grounded 24 737 Max aircraft and yes, order many A220s. A220 would open new markets and fits also for domestic. A220 would also be a good replace for A319/A320/B737 and the old B738. Long haul B777/B789 and A333/A359. Maybe some ULRs.

TK is going to lease up to 20 aircraft in the next days/weeks; at least 6 B737-800 from Norwegian. First one is already painted (LN-NGO; will get TC-JZN).

I think the biggest problem after this 737 Max issue will start after FAA gives an OK. Will the crew and pax trust this aircraft anymore despite an OK from FAA? I don't think. TK should handle on this issue and order some A220s. Furthermore, the A321neo is also in delay.

What about the configuration of ex-Norwegian 738? Will it be kept or changed to the new seats?
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Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Sun Oct 27, 2019 3:07 pm

LAXintl wrote:
TK awarded additional India service point - Ahmadabad for cargo ops. Will launch Nov 10.

The visit with an indian man brings some fruit. But clearly a beginning.
ist2014 wrote:
Can purchase of A220 help more traffic right to Canada?
If buying from Airbus helps to the relationship with Europe, why not?
A321Lufthansa wrote:
Yakamoz wrote:
If I was a director @TK I would cancel all 737 Max orders with delivery from 2020. Convert them to B777/B787 orders. So stay with grounded 24 737 Max aircraft and yes, order many A220s. A220 would open new markets and fits also for domestic. A220 would also be a good replace for A319/A320/B737 and the old B738. Long haul B777/B789 and A333/A359. Maybe some ULRs.

TK is going to lease up to 20 aircraft in the next days/weeks; at least 6 B737-800 from Norwegian. First one is already painted (LN-NGO; will get TC-JZN).

I think the biggest problem after this 737 Max issue will start after FAA gives an OK. Will the crew and pax trust this aircraft anymore despite an OK from FAA? I don't think. TK should handle on this issue and order some A220s. Furthermore, the A321neo is also in delay.

What about the configuration of ex-Norwegian 738? Will it be kept or changed to the new seats?
Seats will change to TK standard. Highly likely configuration will not change much (increase from 186 to 189 possible).



gokmengs wrote:
Yakamoz wrote:
If I was a director @TK I would cancel all 737 Max orders with delivery from 2020. Convert them to B777/B787 orders. So stay with grounded 24 737 Max aircraft and yes, order many A220s. A220 would open new markets and fits also for domestic. A220 would also be a good replace for A319/A320/B737 and the old B738. Long haul B777/B789 and A333/A359. Maybe some ULRs.

TK is going to lease up to 20 aircraft in the next days/weeks; at least 6 B737-800 from Norwegian. First one is already painted (LN-NGO; will get TC-JZN).

I think the biggest problem after this 737 Max issue will start after FAA gives an OK. Will the crew and pax trust this aircraft anymore despite an OK from FAA? I don't think. TK should handle on this issue and order some A220s. Furthermore, the A321neo is also in delay.



stylo777 wrote:
honestly, there is nothing really left as "smaller city in Germany"; TK already flies to almost all:
FRA, MUC, DUS, CGN, HAJ, STR, HAM, BRE, NUE, TXL, LEJ, FDH
the ones currently not served are:
DRS, PAD, FMO, DTM, FKB,

Same story in France and Italy:
CDG, BOD, LYS, NCE, MRS, TLS, SXB (FR) and MXP, FCO, BRI, BLQ, NAP, VCE, CTA (IT)
maybe an option as new destination in my eyes:
NTE (FR), PMO, PSA, TRN, VRN

Eastern Europe is probably stretched out already potential-wise since they have almost everything counting as small town in their network.

You are totally right, the A220 is the perfect fit for such routes and I'm a strong supporter of an [email protected] idea; however, it seems that TK management currently doesn't really care about that, they have other issues (e.g. big financial impact with the move to the new airport and 737Max orders). Let's keep fingers crossed.


FKB, FMO, PSA and TRN has been kicked out by TK. NTE is on the wish list since many times. PMO is also planned. An A220 is perfect for such markets.

Couldn’t agree more with your fleet make up. I think Turkish people will be harder to get to board a max plane after the grounding is over compared with most of the world, Turk on this board would just know, its impossible to prove but its just the way it is. I can’t imagine the headlines after a routine emergency landing due to birdstrike with a max, the media will have a field day with it. Unfortunate but just the way it is...


Exactly, clearly a topic against this bird.
 
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Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:13 am

As posted last month with new air service agreement with Mongolia, TK will be able to institute nonstop widebody service by dropping the Bishkek tag.

Scheduled is published effective 01Jan20, 3x weekly A332.

TK362 IST-ULN 1955-0920+1
TK363 ULN-IST 1050-1420

Route further upgauges to A333 in March.
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Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:40 am

Interesting that ULN departs at 19.55, from what I've seen the only non-African destination that is a bit further away is BOM. Is this TK trying to create a new long-haul bank of departures which connect onto flights that left IST around noon?
 
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Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:09 pm

Though i think it will get lost in this months thread with the month coming to close I would love to know everyones valuable opinion on the MAX situation for TK. Turks on this board will know Turkish people will have a hard time boarding this flight, if I was TK I would convert the rest of the order to a small 787 order and call it a day. What do you guys think?
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Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:32 pm

I'm actually a bit surprised by the opinions here on the 737 MAX. It has a very important role in TK's fleet, and this is coming from a person who has a preference for the A320 family. The 737 MAX will allow them to tap into more African markets. Also, it can replace TC-JFL/JFM/JFU/JFV and the first part of the TC-JGx batch. The A320s are aging - the 737 MAX 8 is a good replacement for them since TK only have A321neos on order from Airbus. The 737 MAX 9 complements TC-JYL to TC-JYP, allowing more 737-800 routes to be upgraded - JYL to JYP tend to work the same routes all the time (obviously they go on many routes other than the general allocation), eg. DUB, TSE, MCT, FRU, ULN (for now) so there aren't enough 169-capacity planes to operate every route that could handle such capacity and the A321s are very well utilised too. With the MAX 9s, more capacity can be offered for routes that are operated by 737-800s with a high LF. Examples that I can think of are Billund and Birmingham... Billund is usually operated by 737-800s but had many higher capacity narrowbodies over the summer season. Birmingham is 737-800 operated along with lower capacity 739ERs TC-JYA to TC-JYJ. This route also had many higher capacity narrowbodies throughout the summer season with even an A330.
 
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Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:47 pm

My fleet opinion;

Short/Medium Haul

A220-300
Newest A321ceo
A321neo
Newest B738
B737-900ER
24 737 Max (if able to fly)

Long Haul

A333
A359
B77W
B789

Order more A359 and B77W/B789. Think on B777X and A359ULR.
 
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Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:11 am

I feel the MAX will be a great aircraft. Its already flown and operators have reported good improvement over the NG variants in fuel burn and performance.

TK needs MAX to turn over its 737NG and A320 fleets as it has only ordered the 321NEO. Mixed MAX variants on the lower-end, 321NEO on the top end is a sweet spot for cost and performance.

Frankly if its a public perception issue I think they should just drop the MAX branding. The 737 is after all the worlds best selling jet commercial airliner.
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Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:48 pm

stylo777 wrote:
Eastern Europe is probably stretched out already potential-wise since they have almost everything counting as small town in their network.


Ukraine still has some room to grow. Currently, 6 cities are served (KBP/IEV, ODS, LWO, HRK, OZH, KHE) with a total of around 150 all-year weekly regular flights from IST, ESB, ADB and seasonal regular AYT, BJV on top of that.
5 more unserved airports are likely to have the demand for daily service to IST:
CWC, Chernivtsi - there's a runway surface issue, only A319/B737-700 can land/take off, A220 would do well. The city has many ties with Israel and the Mediterranean European countries.
VIN, Vinnytsia - serving an agglomeration of mid-sized cities in central Ukraine, a huge demand peak in September with many pilgrim pax from Israel (enough for several 747 charters).
DNK, Dnipro - an airport in a big city with the airport owner greed issues, who locked it up for almost everyone, but his Ukraine International Airlines.
IFO, Ivano-Frankivsk - probably the city with the fastest developing economy in Ukraine, many ties with North America, but the same person as in DNK controls the gates. A couple of years ago TK used to fly there only to be pushed out the door 3 weeks after the service started.
MPW, Mariupol or ERD nearby - a very special case of an airport close to the separation line in the Donbas. The government of Ukraine is keen to open it up to compensate for the demolished DOK. Considering that there is significant international premium demand (OSCE, UN, diplomats, etc), and TK risks flying to destinations like Mogadishu or Baghdad, it is an option as well.
PLV, RWN, NLV, KWG, ZTR, TNL - each serving around a million inhabitants in a 100 km radius, and will probably be in the second basket. I would expect them to welcome TK or PC anywhere between 5 to 10 years from now.
 
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Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:14 pm

Yakamoz wrote:

I think the biggest problem after this 737 Max issue will start after FAA gives an OK. Will the crew and pax trust this aircraft anymore despite an OK from FAA? I don't think. TK should handle on this issue and order some A220s. Furthermore, the A321neo is also in delay.

What about the configuration of ex-Norwegian 738? Will it be kept or changed to the new seats?[/quote]Seats will change to TK standard. Highly likely configuration will not change much (increase from 186 to 189 possible)[/quote]
So they will be used in the way like AnadoluJet ones? Shame, I thought they'll make standard 16/135.
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Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:37 pm

A321Lufthansa wrote:

I think the biggest problem after this 737 Max issue will start after FAA gives an OK. Will the crew and pax trust this aircraft anymore despite an OK from FAA? I don't think. TK should handle on this issue and order some A220s. Furthermore, the A321neo is also in delay.
What about the configuration of ex-Norwegian 738? Will it be kept or changed to the new seats?Seats will change to TK standard. Highly likely configuration will not change much (increase from 186 to 189 possible)
So they will be used in the way like AnadoluJet ones? Shame, I thought they'll make standard 16/135.
Still not confirmed, but I was told by a technician.
 
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Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:54 am

gokmengs wrote:
Though i think it will get lost in this months thread with the month coming to close I would love to know everyones valuable opinion on the MAX situation for TK. Turks on this board will know Turkish people will have a hard time boarding this flight, if I was TK I would convert the rest of the order to a small 787 order and call it a day. What do you guys think?


Despite the bad PR and mess Boeing have made of the program eventually I think it will loose its negative reputation. Certainly changing the name would help. People have short memories so after a year I doubt the public will even think about it.
 
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Re: Turkish Aviation October 2019

Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:01 pm

Finally. Air Serbia and Turkish Airlines have concluded an interline agreement for flights between Belgrade and Istanbul. It also includes TK operated flights from IST to Antalya, Ankara, Adana, Bodrum, Dalaman, Gaziantep, Gazipasa, Izmir, Kayseri, Trabzon and Konya.

Serbian ambassador to Turkey said that he expects a code-share agreement to happen soon and for more flights to be introduced. More capacity is desperately needed as Turkish arrivals to Serbia keep on booming. In September numbers grew by 57% to 12.311 or 86.946 so far in 2019. It helps that there is no visa regime between the two countries. I wonder if ESB-BEG could work in the same way as IST which sees a lot of tourists.

https://www.exyuaviation.com/2019/10/ai ... lines.html
 
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Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:09 pm

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Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos