Turkish Airlines expands flights in Americas
REUTERS photoTurkey’s flagship carrier, Turkish Airlines, has announced plans to begin operating flights to Bogota and Panama City beginning May 4.
The inclusion of the two new destinations will bring to 14 the number of destinations Turkish Airlines services in North and South America, with another route to Atlanta expected to be launched later, the company said in a statement on Feb. 26, according to Anadolu Agency.
The Istanbul departures will run three times per week.
Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a four-star airline with a fleet of 289 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 277 destinations worldwide, 229 international and 48 domestic, according to the company’s website.
The success of Turkish Airlines has recently become a case study at Harvard Business School (HBS), one of the world’s most prestigious institutions.
The case study called “Turkish Airlines: Widen Your World” explored the company’s transformation from a regional actor to a global powerhouse in the international aviation industry and discussed its fast and profitable growth in the sector.