ASIA Travel Tips.com

Turkish Airlines Finalizes Order for Seven Additional Boeing 777-300ERs

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Latest Travel News Send to Friend Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Turkish Airlines has finalized an order for seven Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes valued at $1.9 billion at current list prices.

 This order is in addition to the five 777-300ERs that Turkish Airlines ordered in April 2009, bringing their total Boeing 777-300ER orders to 12. The airline currently operates a fleet of 65 Boeing airplanes including Next-Generation 737s and leased 777-300ERs.

The Boeing 777-300ER can seat up to 365 passengers in a three-class configuration and has a maximum range of 7,930 nautical miles (14,685 km).

Turkish Airlines is one of the fastest growing and prosperous airlines in the world. It carries approximately 20 million passengers a year, with direct flights to 108 international and 33 domestic destinations.

 The airline was founded in 1933 with a fleet of five airplanes that carried a total of 28 passengers. It made its first domestic flight in 1933 and the first international flight in 1947.

See other recent news regarding: Airlines, Aviation, Flights, First Class, Business Class, GDS, Miles, Hotels, Promotions, Spas, New Hotels, Visitor Arrivals, Cruises, Free Deals, Turkish Airlines, Istanbul, Boeing

Subscribe to our Latest Travel News Daily Email Free of Charge by simply entering your email address to the right. You can also stay updated with our RSS Feed Free Travel News RSS Feed and even add the travel news to your website. Have questions? Please read our travel news FAQ.
     
Latest Travel News
Advertising
Advertising
Copyright © 1997-2018 TravelNewsAsia.com