SITA ACQUIRES MEXIA INTERACTIVE TO BOOST AIRPORT OFFERING

Acquisition will enhance SITA’s passenger flow and queue management capabilities SITA, the world’s leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions, announced the acquisition of private company MEXIA Interactive(“MEXIA”), a leading global provider of curb-to-gate passenger analytics for the air transport industry. The company, founded in 2011, is based in Winnipeg, Canada. The acquisition will enhance SITA’s existing airport operations and passenger flow management solutions.  Customers will benefit from a comprehensive and predictive view of passenger flow information that will result in greater operational efficiencies and improved services. MEXIA’s technology identifies and predicts bottlenecks in various queues such as … Continue reading SITA ACQUIRES MEXIA INTERACTIVE TO BOOST AIRPORT OFFERING

Turkish Airlines started to directly fly between Bodrum, one of the most famous tourist destinations in Turkey, and London during the 2018 summer season.

Having increased its capacity for many destinations with the arrival of summer season, Turkish Airlines now enables its passengers to directly fly between Bodrum, and London.The flights have been introduced as Turkey is tipped to be ‘the’ holiday destination for Brits seeking sun, sea, sand, and peace in 2018. Bodrum-London flights, which started by June 13th, 2018, will be operated two times a week, as on Wednesdays and Saturdaysduring this summer season. Turkish Airlines, who made its first flight to the United Kingdom with its London flights on September 9th, 1961, now operates totally 90 flights per week to the … Continue reading Turkish Airlines started to directly fly between Bodrum, one of the most famous tourist destinations in Turkey, and London during the 2018 summer season.

First Airbus A321LR completes hot weather tests at Sharjah International Airport

Transatlantic mission capable single aisle on track for 2018 entry into service  Airbus’ first A321LR has completed a set of hot weather tests at Sharjah International Airport. The hot weather tests which began on Tuesday 27th March, were performed to check the aircraft’s systems’ behaviour with a focus on the cabin, including cooling performance on the ground. The tests are part of a 100-hour flight test programme following the aircraft’s maiden flight on 31st January 2018. The trip marks the third time that Airbus has chosen to test its aircraft in the UAE due to the optimal weather conditions combined with … Continue reading First Airbus A321LR completes hot weather tests at Sharjah International Airport

Flying to more countries and international destinations than any other airline, Turkish Airlines invites you on a journey of discovery with its “Five Senses” campaign.

Turkish Airlines presents its new commercial starring world famous heart surgeon and TV personality Dr. Oz at the Super Bowl LII. Turkish Airlines, winner of Skytrax’s “Best Airline in Europe” award six consecutive years, has just debuted its new commercial … Continue reading Flying to more countries and international destinations than any other airline, Turkish Airlines invites you on a journey of discovery with its “Five Senses” campaign.

2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2017 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) for the year ended 31 December rose 7.6% compared to 2016. This was well above the 10-year average annual growth rate of 5.5%. While the rate of demand growth slowed to 6.2% in December 2017, compared to December 2016, this largely was owing to less favorable comparisons to the even stronger growth trend seen in the year-ago period. Full year 2017 capacity rose 6.3%, and load factor climbed 0.9 percentage point to a record calendar-year high of 81.4%. “2017 … Continue reading 2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor

Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrate the airline’s first 777 Freighter

Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated today the delivery of the airline’s first 777 Freighter. It’s the first of two 777 Freighters, Turkish Airlines has on order for this year. “The delivery of our first 777 Freighter is a milestone event in our cargo business,” said M. İlker Aycı, Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines. “As a prominent sub-brand of Turkish Airlines, Turkish Cargo increased its freighter destinations served from 55 to 73 from the beginning of this year, reaching to approximately 1 million tons of cargo with %29 percent increase compared to the previous year’ … Continue reading Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrate the airline’s first 777 Freighter