Philosophy and working principles
About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 331 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 300 destinations worldwide with 251 international and 49 domestic. According to the 2017 Skytrax survey, Turkish Airlines, already having a six consecutive years of “Best Airline in Europe” award between 2011-2016, now chosen as the "Best Airline in Southern Europe" for the ninth consecutive times. Having won the "Best Economy Class Onboard Catering" award in 2010, Turkish Airlines also awarded as the World’s "Best Business Class Onboard Catering” in 2013, 2014 and 2016, and 2017. Winning the “World’s Best Business Class Lounge” award in 2015 and 2017, the global carrier also picked up the World’s “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” award for the third consecutive years according to this year’s survey results. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official website www.turkishairlines.com or its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Linkedin, and Instagram.
Turkish Airlines started its journey in 1933 with just five aircraft. Today it serves with a passenger and cargo fleet of 331 aircraft and with the same excitement and enthusiasm as the first day after all those years. The substantial growth it has achieved has put Turkish Airlines among the top airlines of the world. Reinforcing this prominent position and energy with its significant growth figures and innovative approach, Turkish Airlines has always put its signature under important successes in the sector. The national carrier continues its expansion by adding new aircraft to the fleet in order to maintain a competitive fleet average age, develops its quality of service by investing in customer experience and introduces innovative products for an enhanced customer satisfaction. By the end of 2023, the fleet of the carrier including cargo aircrafts is expected to reach 500 aircraft.
What's next for Turkish Airlines?
Now flying to more international destinations and countries across the world than any other airline, Turkish Airlines takes its strength from its ever-expanding fleet, the significant position of Istanbul as an international transfer hub and the cultural diversity, and with that strength the carrier is permanently seeking to take the flying experience to a whole new level. In keeping with the brand's motto, "Widen Your World", Turkish Airlines aims to make passengers feel valued and special while showing them all the world, and surprising them through the implementation of innovative practices at every stage of their journey.
What are Turkish Airlines' quality goals?
Opening the doors of the world to its passengers with its 300 destinations, Turkish Airlines' quality goals are clear; to bring the passenger experience to a new level with its expanded fleet, the location of its Istanbul hub that allows for one stop connections between virtually any two cities on earth and the rich cultural heritage which helped to form the basis of its award-winning service. Its enhanced strategy is to make passengers feel special and valued throughout their travel by developing new innovations at each stage of travel, offering them pleasant surprises and bringing them a diverse and memorable travel experience.