Tag: Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines orders four more Boeing 777 freighters

Boeing and Turkish Airlines today announced an order for four 777 Freighters in an aim to strengthen the airline's position in the global air cargo market. With this order, Turkish Airlines will operate 12 777 Freighters. Ali Türk, Turkish Airlines Chief Cargo Officer said: "This new investme...

Ali Türk appointed as Chief Cargo Officer at Turkish Airlines, succeeding Turhan Özen

The board of directors at Turkish Airlines has officially announced the appointment of Ali Türk as the new Chief Cargo Officer, succeeding Turhan Özen, who has held the position since October 7, 2016. Özen has decided to step down from his role in pursuit of his career preferences, according to ...

Turkish Airlines to order an additional 220 Airbus aircraft

Türkiye’s national carrier, Turkish Airlines, will expand its fleet with an order for 220 Airbus aircraft, made up of 150 Airbus’ best selling A321s and 70 A350 widebody aircraft (50 A350-900s, 15 A350-1000s and 5 A350F freighters). "This follows two orders from the airline for 10 A350-900s in...

Vietnam Airlines and Turkish Airlines expand air cargo co-operation

Vietnam Airlines and Turkish Airlines yesterday signed an agreement to further foster co-operation in the air cargo sector. The airlines say the agreement will bring long-term benefits to their air cargo customers as they plan a joint venture to provide a larger, faster network with enhanced direct...

Turkish Cargo Now Ranks the 3rd Among the Global Air Cargo Carriers

Turkish Cargo, the air cargo brand of Turkish Airlines, ranked the 3rd among the leading air cargo carriers in the world, in the wake of a prospering performance in May. The successful brand, which was ranked 5th on the same period of last year according to the monthly data published by the Inter...

Swissport Continues Support for Earthquake Victims

Swissport teams up with international aid organizations and its airline customer Turkish Airlines to provide air cargo logistics in a continuous effort to support the victims of the February earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Swissport is providing ongoing support to the victims of the devastating e...

Atlas Air and Turkish Airlines Provide Humanitarian Supplies for Earthquake Victims

Atlas Air, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced an Atlas Air 747-8F departed from Washington Dulles International Airport carrying tons of humanitarian and relief supplies for earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria. The two companies, along with the Turkish Embassy, ...

WFS gains Turkish Airlines’ cargo contracts in Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has extended its cargo handling partnerships with Turkish Airlines in North America Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. In Dallas, WFS has commenced handling services for the airline’s four Boeing 777 passenger flights to Istanbul. The new contract at Houston’s...

Turkish Cargo joins WebCargo in digital global air capacity expansion

Turkish Cargo will soon provide forwarders around the world with the ability to conduct real-time eBookings, access live rates, and see available air cargo capacity through WebCargo, a Freightos Group company. This provides critical agility as air cargo contends with unexpected shifts due to th...

Turkish Airline to cut freight charges for fruit, vegetable exporters

Turkish Airline General Manager Gurhan Sozen has assured Pakistani exporters of reduced freight charges to promote export of fruits and vegetables to Frankfurt, London and other western markets following a six-month ban on Pakistan International Airlines by European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA) a...

Turkish Cargo maintains the air bridge built by Turkish Airlines

As the global repercussions of the unprecedented situation caused by COVID-19 outbreak continues, Turkish Cargo, the global brand with the world’s sixth largest cargo capacity, has started to operate cargo flights with Turkish Airlines’ passenger aircrafts in addition to its flights with 25 hig...

Turkish Cargo keeps growing steadily.

According to the international air cargo information provider WACD's September data, the global air cargo brand Turkish Cargo, which serves 126 countries of the world, grew significantly by achieving a tonnage increase of 8.8 percent in a sector wherein the global air cargo market shrank by -5.4 pe...

Turkish Cargo renews IATA CEIV Pharma certificate

Turkish Cargo has extended the validity period of its IATA CEIV (Center of Excellence for Independent Validators) Pharma certificate to 2022. Trainings for renewal period of the certificates, obtain initially in 2016 was valid for a period of three years, were planned with the Turkish Airlines A...

Working sessions at Executive Summit to help shape future direction of TIACA

TIACA board members will host a series of executive working sessions to discuss innovation and challenges to improve cross-discipline collaboration at TIACA’s Executive Summit (ES). The Summit takes place from 19-21 November 2019, and is hosted by Budapest Airport (BUD). Day one of the even...

Turkish Airlines chooses Sheremetyevo Cargo as handler in Moscow

Turkish Airlines has chosen Sheremetyevo Cargo as its cargo handler for its new flights into Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport. The airline started the contrac with the handler on 12 June and is operating flights with Airbus A330Fs and Boeing 777Fs. Sheremetyevo Cargo has been chosen...

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