What is Turkish Airlines? - Explained


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1. What is Turkish Airlines?

Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier of Turkey by operating the main hubs in Ankara, Istanbul-Arnavutkay, Istanbul-Ataturk and Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen airports. Turkish Airlines flies to 304 destinations in 122 countries by a fleet of 339 aircraft manufactured by Boeing and Airbus.

Turkish Airlines is a member of Star Alliance and Turkish airlines flies to more destinations than any other airlines in the world. Turkish Airlines holds a large number of cargo transportation in the African and European regions.

2. History

Turkish Airlines was founded in 20th May 1933 which was funded by the Turkish government. Turkish Airline is currently traded publicly on Istanbul Stock Exchange and currently headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey.