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Corporate Social Responsibility

We fly to the most countries in the world and connect continents.

We build powerful bridges between different worlds, people and cultures.  

As a brand with a passion to connect the world in the most powerful way, we have a great responsibility.

This responsibility compels us to carry out numerous projects and develop collaborations on behalf of our world and humanity.

At the heart of our work are local and global projects that fully consider the future of individuals, education and nature while generating sustainable benefits.

Environment

We utilize a broad framework in our environmental approach and we strive to produce value for society and nature at every point, working with all our strength for a sustainable world. 

Transformation to the Future

We transformed worn and torn cabin crew bags into footwear for our children and delivered these shoes across the nation. You can watch our internationally awarded film Transformation to the Future here .

Wildlife Turkish Cargo

Abiding by the United for Wildlife Buckingham Palace Declaration of 2017, we care about animal rights, particularly in our live animal transport processes. Through the Wildlife project, we work to prevent the illegal wildlife trade and raise industry awareness.

TOFD Plastic Cover

Plastic caps are collected on all Turkish Airlines campuses and delivered to the Spinal Cord Paralysis Association of Türkiye at regular intervals. Medical supplies are provided through the donation of these collected caps.

Tomorrow on Board

You can learn more about the sustainability studies, reports and current projects carried out by Turkish Airlines regarding in-flight products, and pre- and post-flight services on the Tomorrow on Board page.

Education

We encourage children and young people to enter the fields of science, technology and aviation. We consistently support the personal development of our employees with original projects.

Entrepreneur mentoring

In the Terminal project, conducted by Turkish Technology to contribute to the startup ecosystem, we offer mentorship in CSR-specific and general brand communications. You can review the  Terminal projects we support for initiatives here.

Corporate Volunteering Training

We organize trainings for Turkish Airlines employees led by academicians and authorities in their fields, sharing the basic concepts of volunteering and valuable field experiences.

Technological Material Support to Schools

At Turkish Airlines, we distribute the desktops, laptops and printers that are replaced in technological update processes to schools within the scope of sustainable resource management.

Teknofest

Contributing to the National Technology Movement as a flag carrier airline, we offer comprehensive support in transportation through cooperations with the T3 Foundation and the Teknofest event.

Aviation Training for Gifted Children

Aviation Trainings for Children, offered to our customers by the Education Department, are organized monthly for gifted children, who are trained in BILSEMs with the coordination of CSR.

Human beings

In cooperation with local and international NGOs, we provide transportation support to field organizations for many humanitarian activities.

During the pandemic, we transported vaccines and tons of personal protective equipment.

We are the first airline to hold three CEIV certificates for the transportation of health products, live animals and perishable products.

Airlink

In cooperation with Airlink, a prominent NGO in the aviation sector, we supported the transportation of 12 international non-governmental organizations to the earthquake region. NGOs have reportedly delivered aid and assistance to about 476,000 people in the region.

Red Crescent

We support Kızılay as the official transportation sponsor in the transportation of blood and blood products, aid and medical supplies, and contribute to the principle of “healthy and quality life”.

Kidzania

In line with our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, we enable disadvantaged children to spend a day at KidZania each month, empowering children's dreams for the future while helping them enjoy today.

RASIT

We support the promotion of women and girls in science by sponsoring the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, held at the United Nations Headquarters of the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT).

Sport for One Humanity

Within the framework of the cooperation with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, we support capacity building trainings for non-governmental organizations operating in the field of sports, development and conflict resolution around the world.