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Turkish Airlines: Business is booming with 82.9% load factor

Turkish Airlines: Business is booming with 82.9% load factor

Turkish Airlines, which has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for September 2019, recorded 82.9% load factor ... Read More

Iran’s cultural tourism comes to Turkey with Ankara exhibition

Iran’s cultural tourism comes to Turkey with Ankara exhibition

Iranian handicrafts, cultural and artistic products including engravings and miniatures, as well as pictures of cultural, historical, and tourist ... Read More

Turkish Airlines Istanbul flight returns to Moscow when drunk passenger becomes disorderly

Turkish Airlines Istanbul flight returns to Moscow when drunk passenger becomes disorderly

Turkish Airlines flight from Moscow to Istanbul had to return to Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport because of a rowdy ... Read More

‘Big panic’: Strong earthquake strikes Istanbul

‘Big panic’: Strong earthquake strikes Istanbul

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 rocked in Istanbul, Turkey today, sending school children and residents into the streets and ... Read More

Pegasus Airlines named ‘National Winner’ in 2019 European Business Awards

Pegasus Airlines named ‘National Winner’ in 2019 European Business Awards

Pegasus Airlines has been named ‘National Winner’ in the 2019 European Business Awards, one of the world’s largest and ... Read More

Russia’s newest Irkut MC-21-300 jet makes first international flight to Turkey

Russia’s newest Irkut MC-21-300 jet makes first international flight to Turkey

The latest Russian passenger jet, the Irkut MC-21-300, has made its first international flight to Turkey, the aircraft producer ... Read More

12-year-old Russian tourist dies after being sucked into Turkish hotel pool pump

12-year-old Russian tourist dies after being sucked into Turkish hotel pool pump

12-year-old tourist from St. Petersburg, Russia, who was injured in a hotel pool in the Turkish city of Bodrum ... Read More

ANEX Tour is entering into cruise business by acquiring Saga Sapphire

ANEX Tour is entering into cruise business by acquiring Saga Sapphire

ANEX Tour, one of the tour operators in central and eastern Europe is entering into cruise business by acquiring ... Read More

Erdogan threatens to ‘rethink’ Turkey’s Boeing orders over US sanctions

Erdogan threatens to ‘rethink’ Turkey’s Boeing orders over US sanctions

As US-Turkey relations deteriorate further over arms deals, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a thinly-veiled threat that ... Read More

Rising demand for Turkey tourism: Pegasus Airlines partners with Expedia Partner Solutions

Rising demand for Turkey tourism: Pegasus Airlines partners with Expedia Partner Solutions

Low-cost Turkish carrier Pegasus Airlines is joining forces with Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS), the B2B brand of Expedia Group, ... Read More

Marriott’s The Luxury Collection debuts in Çeşme, Turkey

Marriott’s The Luxury Collection debuts in Çeşme, Turkey

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International Inc., today announced the opening of Reges, a Luxury Collection Resort & ... Read More

Why Istanbul is expected to be Europe’s city tourism?

Why Istanbul is expected to be Europe’s city tourism?

A study was undertaken for European Cities Marketing (ECM) , which analyses over 17 million flight booking transactions a ... Read More

‘Premeditated execution’: Saudi Arabia responsible for Khashoggi’s murder, says UN investigator

‘Premeditated execution’: Saudi Arabia responsible for Khashoggi’s murder, says UN investigator

A UN investigator said on Wednesday that Riyadh bears responsibility for the barbaric killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi ... Read More

How to buy a Turkish Passport? Citizenship tourism trends with a Chinese twist

How to buy a Turkish Passport? Citizenship tourism trends with a Chinese twist

Buying Turkish Citizenship is the latest trend in citizen tourism specifically for Chinese. Citizenship tourism has become big business ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights from Istanbul to Strasbourg

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights from Istanbul to Strasbourg

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, has launched direct flights again to ... Read More

Turkish Airlines wants to increase tourism to Palestine

Turkish Airlines wants to increase tourism to Palestine

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has increasingly encouraged Muslims to visit Jerusalem, particularly in light of the US moving ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Izmir landed today at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the addition of ... Read More

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

4000 tourism leaders will meet at Uzakrota Travel Summit Istanbul

Uzakrota Travel Summit, an important international tourism sector event, will be organized for the 6th time in Istanbul. The ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to ... Read More

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will fly direct from Ras Al Khaimah International airport from October 28, 2019, ... Read More

Airbus to attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019

Airbus to attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019

Airbus will attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019, 14th International Defense Industry Fair, held at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center in ... Read More

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

Starting on April 15, Istanbul – Marrakech – Istanbul direct flights will be commenced five days of a week ... Read More

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

The Great Move: Turkish Airlines moves to Istanbul Airport

The biggest logistical operation in the world aviation history was held between 5 and 6 April 2019. In a ... Read More

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

The Great Move to Istanbul Airport concluded. A proud city, a proud country and a proud airline are celebrating ... Read More

Turkish Airlines Cargo carries Topkapı and Dolmabahçe Palaces’ artifacts to Japan

Turkish Airlines Cargo carries Topkapı and Dolmabahçe Palaces’ artifacts to Japan

Turkish Cargo, the air cargo brand of Turkish Airlines that provides service to 124 countries, carried 186 historical artifacts, ... Read More

Earthquake rocks western Turkey

Earthquake rocks western Turkey

A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey’s western province of Denizli on Wednesday, damaging some buildings and knocking bricks ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines launches direct Istanbul flight

Ethiopian Airlines launches direct Istanbul flight

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce ... Read More

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

Costa Crociere celebrated the technical launch of the new flagship Costa Smeralda at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s ... Read More

Turkish Airlines halts use of B737 MAX aircraft

Turkish Airlines halts use of B737 MAX aircraft

Turkish Airlines announced that it has stopped its operations of 12 B737 MAX type passenger aircraft located in its ... Read More

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

The flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines is ready for the great change in Turkish aviation history. The great move ... Read More

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior ... Read More

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air extend their existing codeshare agreement

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air extend their existing codeshare agreement

Turkish Airlines and Oman Air have revised the codeshare agreement signed earlier. Under the revised agreement, Turkish Airlines will ... Read More

First hotel in Turkey receives five-star rating

First hotel in Turkey receives five-star rating

Raffles Istanbul was rated today as Five-Star Recommended hotel in the Forbes Travel Guide's annual Star Rating list. This ... Read More

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

Head of the Association of Iranian Travel Agents has emphasized the need to attain a balance in tourist flow ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for ... Read More