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Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines
AirlineTurkish Airlines
Türk Hava Yolları
Founded20 May 1933
Airline hubAtatürk International Airport
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer programMiles&Smiles
Member loungeTurkish Airlines CIP Lounge
AllianceStar Alliance
SubsidiariesSubsidiaries List
  • Anadolujet
  • B&H Airlines
  • North Cyprus Airlines
  • Sunexpress
  • THY DO&CO İkram Hizmetleri A.Ş.
  • TGS Yer Hizmetleri A.Ş.
  • THY OPET Havacılık Yakıtları A.Ş.
  • P&W T.T. Uçak Bakım Merkezi Ltd. Şti.
  • Fleet size178 (+57 orders)
    Company sloganWe are Turkish Airlines, We are Globally Yours
    HeadquartersYeşilköy, Istanbul, Turkey
    Key people
    * Hamdi Topçu (Chairman) * Temel Kotil (CEO)
    Revenue(+) US$5.6 billion (2010)
    Operating income(-) US$ 307 million (2010)
    Net income(-) US$191 million (2010)

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    THY Turkish Airlines, Inc. (Turkish: Türk Hava Yolları Anonim Ortaklığı) is the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, headquartered in the Turkish Airlines General Management Building on the grounds of Atatürk Airport in Yeşilköy, Bakirköy district, Istanbul. It operates scheduled services to 146 international and 41 domestic cities (38 domestic airports), serving a total of 187 airports, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The airline's main base is at Atatürk International Airport, with secondary hubs at Esenboğa International Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, and Adnan Menderes Airport. In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 THY carried 17 million, 19.7 million, 22.5 million, 25.1 million and 29 million passengers with total revenues of US$2.23, $3.0, $4.5, $4 and $5.6 billion, respectively.

    During Skytrax's 2011 World Airline Awards ceremony, Turkish Airlines won Europe's Best Airline and Southern Europe's Best Airline awards, as well as the award for the world's Best Premium Economy Class Airline Seat. It is also 7th in the world's Best Airline ranking.

    The airline has more than 15,000 employees. THY has been a member of the Star Alliance network since 1 April 2008.

    Turkish Airlines is in talks with JAT of Serbia to establish a new company instead of JAT Airways that is in debt.

    Turkish Airlines is currently an official sponsor of FC Barcelona, Manchester United F.C., Maroussi Basketball Club, Valencia Basket Club and the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Basketball. The airline also brand promotion ambassador Kobe Bryant and 2010 tennis season No.1 Caroline Wozniacki has become the new face of Turkish Airlines Business Class and Comfort Class until 2014.

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