“Air Transport World“, the leading monthly magazine covering the global airline industry, today announced that Turkish Airlines is chosen to receive the “Market Leadership Award 2011”.
ATW’s “Market Leadership Award” is closely followed by the industry and regarded as a highly prestigious recognition. Turkish Airlines’ Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Temel Kotil will be accepting the award at ATW’s Gala Dinner on the evening of February 8, 2011 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.
In selecting Turkish Airlines for this award, ATW Editorial Director Perry Flint focused on Turkish Airlines’ competitive strengths in achieving both sustained rapid growth and strong profitability at the same time during a very challenging period for the airline industry in the year 2010. Perry Flint noted that Turkish Airlines is the fastest growing airline in Europe and that its traffic and revenue performance in 2010 has far outpaced the airline industry as a whole. The jury committee was impressed with Turkish Airlines' swift development into a network carrier, noting that the number of transfer passengers has risen significantly since 2005.
The CEO of Turkish Airlines, Dr. Temel Kotil, indicated that being selected for this prestigious award is a great honor and motivation for Turkish Airlines. Dr. Kotil said “This award encourages us for achieving further accomplishments and this is a depiction of Turkish Airlines wise growth strategy”. He stressed that Turkish Airlines is being accepted as a role model for managing a sustainable and profitable growth strategy.
Further information about ATW’s Gala Awards and the award winners is available in the upcoming issue of ATW.
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