Turkish Airlines is looking to ramp up its long haul routes and may consider purchasing new widebody aircraft in order to increase its number of flights to New York. Turkish CEO Temel Kotil has also suggested that the airline will consider acquisition opportunities and hinted that he was “working on” a possible deal for Serbian Airlines. Kotil said that the airline was intended to nearly double its weekly flights and, even though it will complete the purchase of 90 aircraft by 2012, it will consider ordering A380s or 747s at a later date to cope with the increased capacity (See

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