In August, Turkish Airways unveiled new enlargement plans following optimistic earnings, together with including six cities in Europe, three in Africa, two in Asia, two in North America and one within the Center East. In a brand new report in September, the corporate revealed fourteen extra locations it’s wanting so as to add within the medium time period.
Turkish stays the airline with probably the most locations worldwide, connecting 53 Turkish cities and 287 on 4 continents.
The report additionally highlights that it’s the eighth-largest service, with 2.6% of worldwide capability (measured in supplied seat kilometers, ASK) between January and September, when in 2019 it had 1.6%. By way of passengers mobilized, it’s in second place with 51,107,859 vacationers.
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The enlargement will probably be accompanied by the entry of 196 plane over the following 5 years: 59 wide-body (Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 787-9) and 137 narrow-body (A321neo).
Within the August report they’d revealed that they’d fly to Aswan in Egypt; Hargeisa in Somalia; Port Sudan in Sudan; Detroit and Denver in the US; Abha in Saudi Arabia; Lankaran in Azerbaijan; La Coruña in Spain; Nantes in France; Palermo in Italy; Krakow in Poland; Makhachkala in Russia; Atyrau in Kazakhstan and Sialkot in Pakistan.
Orlando (MCO), United States.
Within the final 12 months, the corporate added three locations in the US: Newark (EWR) in Might 2021, Dallas/Fort Value (DFW) in September 2021 and Seattle (SEA) in June 2022.
It additionally operates at Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK), San Francisco (SFO) and Washington/Dulles (IAD), totaling 210 flights per week with 67,000 seats on supply.
In North America, together with Canada and Mexico, it collected 2,587,116 passengers within the first seven months of 2022.
Turkish’s most important worldwide market is Europe, accounting for 33% of the entire with 17,093,745 passengers carried.
Along with the six introduced European locations, they add:
It will be the corporate’s second vacation spot in Norway, presently working two each day flights to Oslo (OSL).
- Newcastle (NCL), United Kingdom.
This could be Turkish Airways’ seventh vacation spot in the UK. It presently operates to London/Heathrow (LHR) with 37 weekly flights, London/Gatwick (LGW) with 14 weekly flights and London/Stansted (STD) with 14 weekly flights; Manchester (MAN) with 14 weekly flights; Birmingham (BHX) with 9 weekly flights and Edinburgh (EDI) with seven weekly flights.
- Iași (IAS) and Timișoara (TSR), Romania.
Each locations play an vital financial position for Romania, with rising industrial and technological exercise. They’re Wizz Air bases and presently don’t have any scheduled flights to Turkey. Iași has an vital wine sector and Timișoara accounts for 80% of Romanian tourism.
Turkish Airways operates three each day flights Bucharest (OTP); one each day to Cluj/Napoca (CLJ) and three weekly flights to Constanta (CND).
Africa, Asia, Center East and touchdown in Oceania
In Africa, it’s going to search to achieve two new nations, with Monrovia (ROB), Liberia, in West Africa, and Brazzaville (BZV), Republic of Congo, in Central Africa.
Within the Center East, Turkish Airways would add a second vacation spot in Oman with the resort metropolis of Salalah (SLL). The corporate already operates in Muscat with 9 weekly flights.
In Asia, the Turkish service plans to land a sixth vacation spot in Kazakhstan, with Aktobe (AKX). It presently flies to Nur-Sultan (NQZ), Almaty (ALA), Turkistan (HSA), Aktau (SCO) and, quickly, Atyrau (GUW).
In Malaysia they may add a second vacation spot with Penang (PEN) and land in Cambodia with Phnom Penh (PNH).
For the primary time in a report, Turkish Airways confirmed curiosity in getting into the Australian market with Sydney (SYD). The corporate doesn’t have plane appropriate for an extremely long-haul flight, on condition that between Istanbul and SYD there are 14,967 kilometers, so in case it materializes it might rank because the third longest route on this planet.
Two new locations in South America
The final vacation spot inaugurated in South America was Bogota (BOG), Colombia, in Might 2016 triangulating with Panama Metropolis (PTY) with three weekly flights on Airbus A330-200 plane.
Bogota is presently operated with one each day flight with Boeing 777-300ER plane. Turkish additionally operates one each day flight to Caracas (CCS), Venezuela, with Boeing 787-9; 4 weekly flights to Buenos Aires/Ezeiza (EZE), Argentina, with Airbus A350-900; and São Paulo/Guarulhos (GRU) with eleven weekly flights on Airbus A350-900.
In line with the report, they may search so as to add a second vacation spot in Brazil with Rio de Janeiro (GIG) and can land in Santiago (SCL), Chile.
South America, along with Central America and the Caribbean, is the area with the bottom passenger motion in Turkish’s community of locations, representing 1% of the entire, with 586,969 vacationers.