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Turkish Airlines and social media phenomenon have taken off for Somalia

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, this time has taken off for an important journey in the name ... Read More

298 destinations, 120 countries, latest new destination for Turkish Airlines is Voronezeh, Russia

eturbonews- April 3, 2017 0

By launching flights to Voronezh, Turkish Airlines adds another destination to existing services to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Ufa, and Stavropol. Due to ... Read More

Kharkiv, Ukraine has now joined to the expanding network of Turkish Airlines

eturbonews- March 29, 2017 0

Turkish Airlines added Kharkiv as its 297th destination in 120 countries with the inaugural flight operated within today. By launching flights to Kharkiv, the global ... Read More

Turkish Airlines increases Moscow-Antalya route

Chief Assignment Editor- March 29, 2017 0

Turkish Airlines has increased its Moscow-Antalya flights from 2 to 7 frequencies per week beginning March 26. Antalya is a tourism destination characterized by a ... Read More

Turkish Airlines’ introduces new service for uninterrupted communication during flight

Global Editor- March 24, 2017 0

Turkish Airlines now introduces its new in-flight mobile connectivity through “eXPhone” for an uninterrupted communication on board. As an extension of Wi-Fi and live TV ... Read More

New US Muslim ban: Airlines banned from taking computers and I-Pads

eturbonews- March 21, 2017 0

Egypt Air, Emirates, Ethihad, Saudia, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Moroc, Turkish Airlines and other airlines flying non stop from the Middle East to the United ... Read More

IATA pays a visit to Turkish Airlines

eturbonews- March 16, 2017 0

Defined as a building block of the aviation industry, Turkish Airlines consistently continues to invest in vocational education-training. Serving as the training hub of the ... Read More

Rossiya Airlines to begin flights from St. Petersburg to Istanbul Ataturk

Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2017 0

Rossiya Airlines will add flights to Turkey in just a few days, via a St. Petersburg-Istanbul Ataturk route, beginning March 27. The airline will operate ... Read More

Dutch travelers warned to ‘stay alert’ in Turkey

Global Editor- March 13, 2017 0

The Netherlands has issued a travel warning for Turkey amid a growing row between the two countries. Meanwhile, Ankara has summoned the Dutch envoy, claiming ... Read More

“A threat to public order”: Netherlands bars Turkish foreign minister’s plane from landing

Global Editor- March 11, 2017 0

The Netherlands has barred a plane carrying the Turkish foreign minister from landing to drum up support for an April referendum in Turkey, saying the ... Read More

UNWTO candidate Mzembi: World tourism leadership against all odds

eturbonews- February 15, 2017 0

The hard-working UNWTO Secretary General candidate and Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Walter Mzembi, continues another world tour. His ongoing trip already ... Read More

Antalya to Algeria now on Turkish Airlines

eturbonews- February 12, 2017 0

Turkey is looking for alternate Tourism markets in Algeria. Turkish Airlines continues to contribute to the Turkey’s tourism by launching its direct flights between the ... Read More

Air Namibia and Turkish Airlines signed a codeshare agreement

eturbonews- February 6, 2017 0

Air Namibia (SW) and Turkish Airlines (TK) signed a codeshare agreement within yesterday. The agreement that will be effective as from March 1st, covers routes ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches new commercial starring Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman

Global Editor- February 6, 2017 0

Turkish Airlines, the winner of the "Best Airline in Europe" award for the last six years in a row given by the most respected global ... Read More

Super Bowl fever at 30,000 feet elevation with Turkish Airlines

eturbonews- January 30, 2017 0

Turkish Airlines passengers will be able to watch the Super Bowl, the final game of the National Football League, live on all flights with Internet ... Read More

Turkish Airlines has added its 120th country: Guinea

eturbonews- January 30, 2017 0

Turkish Airlines has today launched its first flight between Istanbul and Conakry. With this new addition, Turkish Airlines has expanded its network to 51 destinations ... Read More

40 Turkish NATO soldiers request asylum in Germany

Global Editor- January 28, 2017 0

Some 40 Turkish military service personnel, mostly high-ranking ones, who were stationed at the facilities of NATO in Germany have applied for asylum in the ... Read More

Erdogan: “Terrorists” behind Turkish lira plunge

Global Editor- January 12, 2017 0

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has labeled "terrorists" the elements behind the recent plunge in the value of Turkish currency. "There is no difference between ... Read More

Chaos at Turkish Airlines and Istanbul Airports

eturbonews- January 8, 2017 0

Heavy snow paralyzes Istanbul airports and national carrier Turkish Airlines canceled more than 650 flights. Turkish Airlines is a member of Star Alliance. It appears ... Read More

Turkey’s state of emergency extended for three more months

Global Editor- January 3, 2017 0

The Turkish parliament has approved the three-month extension of the country’s state of emergency, which was initially implemented after a failed July coup against President ... Read More

Turkish lira crashes to a record low after Istanbul terror attack

Global Editor- January 3, 2017 0

The value of the troubled Turkish currency, lira, has crashed to a record low against the US dollar due to growing security concerns after the ... Read More

Istanbul New Year Attack: Islamic State proud to have killed foreign Christian tourists

eturbonews- January 1, 2017 0

Where are the victims killed at the New Years nightclub attack in Istanbul, Turkey from?  The Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) international terrorist group has ... Read More

First 2017 terror attack on tourism: 35 dead and climbing in Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2016 0

A terror attack on the travel and tourism industry is unfolding in Istanbul, Turkey, at one of its most popular nightclubs in the Ortakoy area. ... Read More

Turkey deserves smaller scale tourism and a balanced 2017!

eturbonews- December 23, 2016 0

Angelique Tonnaer Kırkıl from Antalya, Turkey has this to tell eTN readers about 2016 and her hopes for 2017. Angelique is a founding partner of ... Read More

Meeting and event industry will come alive with “ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition” by Turkish Airlines

Global Editor- December 22, 2016 0

The world's third-largest MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Congress, Events) exhibition ACE of M.I.C.E. Congress, Meeting and Event Industry Exhibition will take place in February 22-24 in ... Read More

Russian ambassador shot in Ankara, Turkey

Global Editor- December 19, 2016 0

Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot and "seriously wounded" after a gunman stormed into a building where the official was ... Read More

Turkey Tourism Reels From Latest Terror Attack

Writer- December 18, 2016 0

Forty-four people died in an attack claimed by an armed Kurdish group in Istanbul this week. The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK) took responsiblity, which targeted ... Read More

13 killed, 55 wounded in Turkey bus bombing

Global Editor- December 17, 2016 0

13 people were killed and 55 were wounded, when a bus was hit by an explosion outside a university in the Turkish city of Kayseri. ... Read More

International Hotel and Restaurant Association condemns terrorist attack in Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2016 0

The President of the International Hotel and Restaurant Association (IH&RA) sent the following statement to in response to the most recent terrorist attack in ... Read More

WTTC condemns the attacks in Istanbul on 10 December 2016

eturbonews- December 11, 2016 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) condemns the attacks in Istanbul on 10 December 2016, at the Vodafone Arena, home to Besiktas soccer team, ... Read More