Articles tagged “turkish airlines”

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.

3 months 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.

4 months 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.

4 months ago

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Introducing The 2018 Skift Global Business Traveler Report

Introducing The 2018 Skift Global Business Traveler Report

Turkish Airlines + Skift

Our new SkiftX research initiative takes a deep dive inside the minds of global business travelers and corporate travel managers, offering a snapshot of the disruptive trends and technologies reshaping the corporate travel space.

5 months 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.

6 months 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.

7 months ago

Turkish Airlines Stock Is Rallying But Fears Remain

Turkish Airlines Stock Is Rallying But Fears Remain

Tugce Ozsoy and Taylan Bilgic, Bloomberg

Turkish Airlines had said it would revive its fortunes by 2018 and it looks like that's coming to pass. Geopolitical tensions, however, don't give the carrier much firm footing with many investors.

11 months ago

Universal and Turkish Airlines Are Betting Big on Super Bowl Ads

Universal and Turkish Airlines Are Betting Big on Super Bowl Ads

Dan Peltier and Hannah Sampson, Skift

From what we've seen so far, travel brands with Super Bowl teasers are staying away from the culture wars and focusing on sending neutral messages with universal appeal. And while it's important to draw attention to certain issues, it's refreshing to watch light-hearted advertisements, too.

12 months ago

U.S. Laptop Ban Fading as Turkish and Emirates Airlines Expect Exemptions

U.S. Laptop Ban Fading as Turkish and Emirates Airlines Expect Exemptions

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

Certain Middle Eastern airlines are now getting relief from the U.S. laptop ban although it's unclear what the more rigorous security measures are that were put into place and whether the UK will follow suit and lift its own ban.

2 years ago

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 years 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.

2 years 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.

2 years ago