Finally we have the TK retro beauty back:
Photo © Ilgaz Deger
Here is a recap of news from last month and few more to add:
-On May 1st AC starts using 787-8 on YYZ-IST route
-TK drops Tokyo to 7xW startgin March 2016
-TK ups LAX to 11xW from S16
-Recently THY call center started having an option to continue in Arabic (besides Turkish and English)
-Atlasjet was to receive its first of ten Bombardier jets his month, what happened?
-TK starts 4xWDurban tag-on starting Nov5
-THY's Avci recently said that they will receive 49 jets in 2016. That is more than expected.
-TK to JFK to go back to seeing 2xD77Ws, 1xD333 next summmer.
-News that 2-3 77W frames to loose Comfort class this year.
-Pegasus carries 16.8M pax first 9 months of 2015; flying to a total of 102 destinations. Pegasus captures 28% of domestic and 9.4% of International market.
-If you haven't so, I would recommend the book by the BA747 pilot, Mark Vanhoenacker, "Skyfaring"
-Few DLM notes; my sister just bought a one way DLM-SAW ticket for next April for 15TL (that is $5), and also I heard from the station chief that during the winter they are reducing flights but going to use A321s/A330 between IST and DLM.
Please continue with your news, views, pictures, rumors, rants and all and as usual keep up the sense of humor.