Turkish Airlines is expanding its network to new destinations in Russia and Ukraine and improving the quality of offered services to passengers.
Samara and Voronezh have now been added to the airline’s network of destinations in Russia, which also includes Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Rostov, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Ufa and Stavropol. Round-trip services between Istanbul and Voronezh have been established three times per week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Turkish Airlines will also fly four times a week to Kharkiv in Ukraine, every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and will increase the connection to seven weekly flights as of May 30.
Additionally, Turkish Airlines has extended Business Class free on-board internet services to economy passengers in exchange for their tablets or laptops, while boarding their flights to the United States. The company will also offer high quality headphones to economy class passengers on long-haul flights, starting on May 2017.
Successful aircraft financing models
Turkish Airlines was recently honored at the Bonds & Loans Awards Turkey for the financial models it implemented in 2016. The Bonds & Loans Awards recognise excellence in Turkey’s structured finance and capital markets.
The airline was the runner up in the “Trade and Export Finance Deal” category for its brand new B777-300ER aircraft delivered in September 2015 and the runner up in the “Structured Finance Deal of the Year” category for its brand new 3 A321-200 aircraft delivered between September and November 2015. Turkish Airlines was also the finalist in the “Transport Finance Deal of the Year” category by Bonds & Loans at the awards ceremony held in İstanbul, for its brand new 1 B777-300ER and 8 B737-800 aircraft delivered between May and August 2016.
Turkish Airlines currently flies to 250 destinations in 120 countries around the world.