Turkish Airlines is the national carrier of Turkey, which operates flights to various destinations across the world. The airline wants to become the preferred leading European airline with a global network. Turkish Airlines wants to do this by maintaining its identity as the flag carrier of Turkey.
Turkish Airlines is the owner of a handful of service and maintenance departments. Besides that, the airline is the owner of the airline AnadoluJet and has a large stake in the airlines Air Albania and SunExpress. Turkish Airlines has over 30,000 employees.
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Turkish Airlines has a long history which traces back to its establishment in 1933. It was founded in that year as State Airlines Administration. In 1956, the airline was renamed by the Turkish government to Türk Hava Yolları A.O. (Turkish Airlines in English).
- The airline is often abbreviated as THY.
- Turkish Airlines gives passengers a truly Business Class experience on its intercontinental flights with a real restaurant service including a rich selection of hors d’oeuvres and soup service.
Economy Class passengers are permitted to bring 1 piece of cabin baggage with a maximum weight of 8 kg. Business Class passengers can bring 2 pieces of hand baggage with each a maximum weight of 8 kg. In addition, every passenger can bring 1 personal item. The amount of hold luggage that is allowed depends usually on the travel route and class. Please consult website Turkish Airlines for more information.
Turkish Airlines offers in-flight Wi-Fi on their Boeing 777-300ER and Airbus A330-300 aircraft at an additional charge. Please consult website Turkish Airlines for more information.
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