Turkish Airlines to Buy New Airbus
Turkey’s national air carrier, the Turkish Airlines (THY), has decided to purchase new aircraft from Airbus.
A statement by THY said on Thursday that the company would purchase three A330-200F cargo planes from Airbus and cargo planes would be delivered to THY in years of 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Based in İstanbul, THY is one of the fastest growing and prosperous airlines in the world. THY, a Star Alliance member, carries approximately 25 million passengers a year.
THY posted 389 million Euro of profit in 2009, becoming one of the top companies, following Air China and Ryan Air, in the world that recorded the highest profit in 2009.
03 March 2011