Turkish Airlines has embarked on a groundbreaking initiative by placing an historic order for 355 new aircraft from Airbus. The substantial order includes 250 of the popular A321s and 105 of the highly efficient A350 widebody aircraft.
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat, Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines, emphasized the significance of this landmark order, stating, “This is more than an expansion; it’s a testament to our dedication to innovation, operational excellence, and a sustainable future. The addition of these advanced Airbus aircraft to our fleet will not only enhance our operational capabilities but also significantly contribute to our environmental goals.”
Bolat highlighted that this investment represents a milestone for the evolution of Turkey’s aviation industry. “By modernizing our fleet with more efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft, we are reinforcing our leading position in global aviation and contributing to the nation’s prominence as an aviation hub.
He further pointed out the positive impact on Türkiye’s tourism sector, explaining, “Enhanced flight operations and increased connectivity, thanks to these state-of-the-art aircraft, will attract more international tourists, boosting the tourism economy. This will not only showcase Türkiye’s rich cultural heritage and natural beauty to a wider audience but also support the overall growth of the country.”
As the airline with the most international flights globally, Turkish Airlines continues to position itself as a key player in the aviation industry with this substantial investment.