Turkish Airlines was founded on May 1933 and it began operating internationally from 1947.The airlines have not joined the Star Alliance and it has another airline named Sun Express where it has a 50% stake , the other half being owned by Thomas Cook. The headquarters is located in Istanbul, Turkey. The major airports under its purview are Esen bhoga Int'I and Sabiha Gokcen Int'I. The airlines boast of a fleet of 110 covering 136 destinations.
The airline has a total strength of 12000 employees and it carried 17 million passengers in 2006 with a total revenue generation of $3 billion.
Administrative Profile of Turkish Airlines:
Temel Kotil -CEO
Fleet of Turkish Airlines:
The following are the fleet of Turkish Airlines
Duration of flight between Turkey and London:
The duration ranges from 3 hours 40 minutes to 4 hours 5 minutes approximately.
Cargo service of Turkish Airlines:
Turkish Airlines Cargo looks after the freight service with A310-300F aircraft and it provides services to Europe, Asia and Middle East.
Repair and Maintenance center of Turkish Airlines:
Turkish Airlines has a maintenance center at Ataturk Airport named as Turkish Airlines Maintenance Center.