Tag: Istanbul New Airport

Istanbul New Airport set for ‘soft opening’ on Monday

Istanbul's new state-of-the-art hub Istanbul New Airport was unveiled to the media yesterday including CAAS and is set for a 'soft opening' on Monday (29 October) - the Republic Day of Turkey 2018. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to officially declare the new airport open for fligh...

Turkish Cargo gets set to move its home

Turkish Cargo is braced for moving its belly cargo operations after confirming it will leave Istanbul Atatürk Airport on 31 December 2018 and move into its new base at Istanbul New Airport (INA). The new $11 billion INA will start operations on Monday, 29 October with Turkish Airlines set to op...

Operational trials to take place at Istanbul New Airport

Preparations for the opening of the new $11 billion İstanbul New Airport (INA) where the biggest airport transfer in the world is set to take place are coming to a close. The airport will start operations on Monday, 29 October and all operators are moving from Istanbul Ataturk Airport with Turk...

Istanbul New Airport to open on 31 October

Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines will make the first commercial belly flight from the new $11 billion Istanbul New Airport on 31 October. The airport will open and as of midnight on 31 October, Istanbul Atatürk Airport will be closed for passenger transport and İstanbul New will take ov...

Turkish Cargo forms e-commerce JV with ZTO Express and PAL Air

Turkish Airlines and its cargo arm Turkish Cargo have signed an e-commerce sector joint venture (JV) with Chinese express delivery firm ZTO Express and Hong Kong based PAL Air Ltd - creating a new freight integrator. The agreement was rubber-stamped in Istanbul and the carrier says it is a “hug...

Q&A: Istanbul New Airport CEO Kadri Samsunlu

Istanbul New Airport (INA) will open later this year and the new ($11 billion) Turkish gateway will be one of the world’s ‘megahubs’ when all phases of the development are completed. Once finished, the new airport will have six runways spread over 7,594 hectares, and it will feature a 1.4 m...

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