The company was established in 1933 and has continued to strive its growth and success in order to become a major global carrier.
Number of Destinations Learn more
Turkish Airlines flies to 116 countries making it the number one airline in the world in terms of the countries flown. There more than 290 destinations making it the 4th largest network in the World.
By 2023, Turkish Airlines will have the world’s largest and most modern fleet globally, with more than 450 aircraft.
In order to maintain profitable in the highly competitive airline industry and to reduce costs Turkish Airlines has initiated various partnership and joint ventures. Here are a few major examples of them:
- SunExpress Airlines
- Anadolu Jet Airlines
- Turkish Technic
- Turkish Do &Co
- Turkish Ground Services (TGS)
Turkish Airlines has been a major supporter of sports and the company believes that it is an effective tool for product endorsement.
Passenger Growth Rate Learn more
Between the years 2004 – 2014 aviation industry worldwide grew by 60%, Turkish aviation market by 242% and Turkish Airlines grew 367%, and it is still maintaining its growth.
Cosmopolitan Working Environment Learn more
Turkish Airlines has over 20,000 employees. There are over 4000 pilots of which 800 are expatriate pilots coming from 58 different nationalities making cockpit environment a truly cosmopolitan place to work.
Turkish Airlines has repeatedly won various prestigious awards the last one being in 2015:
- The Best Airline in Europe
- The Best Airline in Southern Europe
- The Best Business Class
- The Best Business Class Catering
- The Best CIP Lounge
Number Of Aircraft On Order Learn more
Currently there are 326 confirmed aircraft orders which will join the company fleet by the year 2021.