Monday, February 4, 2013
Turkish Airlines Orders More Airbus A330s
Turkey’s state-run carrier Turkish Airlines signed a firm order for two A330-300s, a $480 million value according to current Airbus list prices. The order includes options for up to three additional aircraft.
Airbus said the new A330s would be deployed on medium and long haul routes from the Turkish Airlines hub in Istanbul.
“As one of the fastest growing airlines, our strategy of growth needs to be fully supported by efficient, reliable and profitable aircraft,” said Temel Kotil, CEO of Turkish Airlines. More