Articles tagged “turkish airlines”

Travel Industry Reacts With Caution and Frustration to New Airline Electronics Ban

Travel Industry Reacts With Caution and Frustration to New Airline Electronics Ban

Brian Sumers and Hannah Sampson, Skift

A ban on large electronic devices may be necessary to keep travelers safe, but many in the travel community are not happy with how U.S. and UK authorities announced the new policy. Could we see some tweaks to the rules in the near future?

2 months ago

Turkish Airlines Expects Its Fortunes to Revive by 2018

Turkish Airlines Expects Its Fortunes to Revive by 2018

Ercan Ersoy, Bloomberg

Turkish Airlines has had its wings clipped because of the country's turmoil. Yet its future could be bright: Its cost base is modest compared with typical network carriers.

3 months ago

Turkish Air Delays Plane Order as Post-Coup Traffic Drops

Turkish Air Delays Plane Order as Post-Coup Traffic Drops

Julie Johnson and Tyalan Bilgic , Bloomberg

Turkey's internal political challenges are having a trickle-down effect on the country's national carrier.

8 months ago

Fired After Coup, Turkish Air’s Former CFO Sues Airline

Fired After Coup, Turkish Air’s Former CFO Sues Airline

Ercan Ersoy, Bloomberg

Turkish is one of the world's largest airlines, but it has far more internal drama than most of its global competitors.

9 months ago

Turkey’s Airline Stocks Rebound But Passenger Numbers Plummet

Turkey’s Airline Stocks Rebound But Passenger Numbers Plummet

Tugce Ozsoy, Bloomberg

There are still negative perceptions about the security situation in Turkey and this mild rebound could prove to be short-lived as the summer travel season winds down.

10 months ago

In Post-Coup Purge, Turkish Airlines Fires its CFO

In Post-Coup Purge, Turkish Airlines Fires its CFO

Ercan Ersoy, Bloomberg

Turkish Airlines is almost 50 percent owned by the national government, so it's no surprise the carrier has been affected by Turkey's recent attempted coup.

10 months ago

How Turkish Air Will Recover After Airport Attacks and Coup Plot

How Turkish Air Will Recover After Airport Attacks and Coup Plot

Brian Sumers, Skift

Turkish Airlines has had a terrible month, but the airline could bounce back faster than some passengers might expect.

10 months ago

Updated: FAA Lifts Turkish Air Flight Ban

Updated: FAA Lifts Turkish Air Flight Ban

Brian Sumers, Skift

Considering the United States was the only major country to bar flights from Turkey’s airlines, it makes sense that that ban could be lifted relatively quickly.

10 months ago

FAA Bans Turkish Airlines From Flying to the United States

FAA Bans Turkish Airlines From Flying to the United States

Brian Sumers, Skift

11 months ago

Istanbul’s Deadly Airport Attacks Add to Turkey’s Mounting Tourism Woes

Istanbul’s Deadly Airport Attacks Add to Turkey’s Mounting Tourism Woes

Tugce Ozsoy and Constantine Courcoulas, Bloomberg

Over the last eight months Turkey's people and its tourism industry have been under sustained attacks. It's leadership needs help (and guidance) from the international community if it is to ease the crisis.

11 months ago

As Turkey’s Tourism Industry Suffers, Turkish Airlines Shifts its Strategy

As Turkey’s Tourism Industry Suffers, Turkish Airlines Shifts its Strategy

Benjamin Harvey, Bloomberg

With Turkey facing a major decline in tourists, its top airline is increasingly carrying connecting passengers who never step foot in the country.

11 months ago

A Slump in Direct Traffic Is Hurting Turkish Airlines

A Slump in Direct Traffic Is Hurting Turkish Airlines

Tugce Ozsoy, Bloomberg

Chaos on Turkey's borders is crushing Turkish Airlines just a year after it posted record profit due to decreased operating costs.

1 year ago