Articles tagged “turkish airlines”

Cargo Buoys Turkish Airlines

Cargo Buoys Turkish Airlines

Airline Weekly

Turkish Airlines, like almost every other airline in the world, reported a loss in the horrendous second quarter. But it had one very bright spot: Cargo.

2 months ago

Turkish Airlines Resumes Flights to the U.S.

Turkish Airlines Resumes Flights to the U.S.

Bulent Usta, Reuters

Turkish Airlines reinstating flights to Washington D.C. and Chicago could be short-lived if Turkey's recent coronavirus outbreak escalates.

4 months ago

Lufthansa Will Resume Flying to More Cities But With Fewer Flights

Lufthansa Will Resume Flying to More Cities But With Fewer Flights

Matthew Parsons, Skift

The airline group spent months negotiating its $10 billion rescue deal, and seems to know exactly what it will take to pay it back.

5 months ago

Can Wellness Find Its Way Into the Cramped Confines of Economy Class?

Can Wellness Find Its Way Into the Cramped Confines of Economy Class?

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Thanks to the wellness movement, both airlines and airports are upping their healthy offerings, and not just for elite travelers. Whether or not the meditation apps and relaxation suites they're increasingly offering is actually making a difference, though, is up for debate.

1 year ago

Turkish Airlines Keen to Buy HNA’s Stake in Virgin Australia

Turkish Airlines Keen to Buy HNA’s Stake in Virgin Australia

Haze Fan, Ercan Ersoy and Manuel Baigorr, Bloomberg

The Asia-Pacific market is booming and Turkish Airlines wants in. First, it has to slay other suitors as HNA lets go of its Virgin stake.

1 year ago

Turkish Airlines’ New Airport Hub Backfires, Boosts Budget Rival

Turkish Airlines’ New Airport Hub Backfires, Boosts Budget Rival

Tugce Ozsoy, Bloomberg

Istanbul Airport was meant to boost Turkish Airlines' passenger traffic and help it expand. So far it's deterred passengers by pushing them to fly out of Istanbul's second airport — with budget rival Pegasus Airlines.

1 year ago

Istanbul’s New $25 Billion Airport Opens Amid Fanfare

Istanbul’s New $25 Billion Airport Opens Amid Fanfare

Benjamin Harvey, Bloomberg

Istanbul is located in the right part of the world for a massive global connecting hub, so this could be money well-spent. But it'll be some time before we know for sure.

2 years ago

Turkish Airlines’ Biz Travel Ambitions

Turkish Airlines’ Biz Travel Ambitions

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Turkish Airlines has ambitions to become the go-to airline for travelers flying to and from secondary cities across the world. Its model has worked so far, and it will be interesting to see how it can improve its product while managing to expand its network further.

2 years ago

Turkish Airlines Plans for Growth With Business Travel at Core

Turkish Airlines Plans for Growth With Business Travel at Core

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Do business travelers really want one-stop service around the world? Turkish Airlines is continuing its strategy of using Istanbul as a bridge between the East and West, although a lot is riding on improvements to its business class product, whenever they emerge.

2 years ago

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Introducing The 2018 Skift Global Business Traveler Report

Introducing The 2018 Skift Global Business Traveler Report

Turkish Airlines + Skift

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2 years ago

Flyers Divided on Cell Phone Use During Flight

Flyers Divided on Cell Phone Use During Flight

Elizabeth Howcroft, Bloomberg

Travelers are conflicted on whether cell phone use should be allowed on board during a flight. For all of the annoyances that come with modern technology, the prospect of disconnecting from the world remains unpleasant for many.

2 years ago

Turkish Airlines Sees Weaker Demand Growth in Sign of Tourism Slowdown

Turkish Airlines Sees Weaker Demand Growth in Sign of Tourism Slowdown

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

The national carrier that's known as Turkish Airlines is seeing passenger demand weaken. Looks like forecasts of a boom in Turkish tourism this summer were overplayed.

2 years ago