Turkish Airlines Progress Expansion Plans
Turkish Airlines aims to expand its fleet to 800 aircraft by 2033 with a mixed fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. This week an agreement was reached to acquire 28 new Boeing aircraft, including three 787-9 widebodies and 25 737 MAX 8 jets. These new aircraft, expected between 2024-2026, will enable Turkish Airlines to service more routes across their local and international markets.
This announcement follows Turkish Airlines agreeing to purchase 14 additional A350-900 aircraft from Airbus in August and September. Flying to more countries than any other airline in the world whilst also offering Economy round the world and Business Class round the world, the plans to significantly expand over the next decade shows the airline is just getting started.
Chief Investment & Technology Officer at the Turkish flag carrier, Levent Konukcu, celebrated the agreement, adding “We have a unique route network boasting the world’s widest network in terms of the number of countries reached. We fly to more international destinations than any other airline, and in order to strengthen this position, we are always focused on extending our fleet.”
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