Turkish Airlines finalises 787 order

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed March 12, 2018 12:29

Turkish Airlines finalises 787 order

Turkish Airlines has finalised a firm order for 25 787-9 Dreamliners with options for five more aircraft.

“We are pleased to finalize a landmark agreement that will bring significant benefit to Turkish Airlines and Turkey’s aviation industry,” said M. İlker Aycı, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee. “This firm order adds the 787 Dreamliner, one of the world’s most state-of-the-art airplanes, to our ever-expanding fleet in 2023, our Republic’s 100th year. The 787 will significantly raise our passengers’ satisfaction and play an important role in our plans for our new hub, the new Istanbul airport. This will accelerate the steady rise of our country’s flag carrier and support the growth of Turkish Civil Aviation.”

Turkish Airlines is also reported to be close to finalising a deal for 25 A35-900s, with five options.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed March 12, 2018 12:29