Turkish Airlines To Expand Fleet With 117 Aircraft

Turkish Airlines has placed an order for 117 Airbus aircraft. The deal includes 25 A321s, four A320 neos, 53 A321 neos and options for 35 A321s. The airline said that deliveries will be complete by 2015. With the order, Turkish Airlines’ fleet will increase from 211 to 375, including cargo aircraft. Its average aircraft age will decrease from its current 6.6 years to five years. The carrier flew 39 million passengers last year and recorded a turnover of almost $8bn last year. 

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