Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines seeks to create hub serving Asia and Europe

Turkish Airlines plans to have 375 aircraft by 2020. Photo: Reuters

Turkish Airlines is on a rapid growth path as it seeks to create a transport hub serving Asia and Europe.

Monday, 3 December, 2012, 4:26am

Turkish Airlines to increase flights between Hong Kong and Istanbul

Turkish Airlines to increase flights between Hong Kong and Istanbul

Turkish Airlines will increase its service between Hong Kong and Istanbul as passengers seek cheaper fares to Europe and more exotic destinations.

Approximately 40 per cent of the Hong Kong passengers who fly Turkish Air transit through Istanbul on their way to Europe, while 5 per cent use the city to reach the Middle East, North Africa, and South America.

12 Nov 2012 - 4:27am

CY Leung and the dangers of fishing boat diplomacy

Time to trim the road budget.

If the Diaoyu Islands or the Senkaku Islands, as the Japanese call them, did not exist, it would be necessary to invent them, to paraphrase Voltaire. Why so? Just look at the furious outpouring of nationalism on the mainland over the weekend.

21 Aug 2012 - 7:31am

Airline takes celebrity sports route

Celebrity endorsements have long been the preferred advertising strategy for luxury consumer brands. However, more recently, similar endorsements have found their way into the hospitality and travel industry, as companies vie for business in an increasingly competitive landscape.

26 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

China Airlines report must be made public

The graphic images we publish today depicting the final moments of ill-fated flight CI 642 serve as a powerful reminder of the dangers inherent in air travel. While statistics show flying to be relatively safe, every passenger knows only too well that when things go wrong, tragedy often follows.

28 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Flight delay

TWO tyres on a KLM Boeing 747-400 burst during landing but there were no reported injuries. A flight carrying 180 passengers to Amsterdam was delayed for more than three hours.

8 Sep 1996 - 12:00am