Tag: Turkey

BGS and Turkish Airlines Extend Partnership to 2026

BGS, a leading ground handling, aircraft fuelling, and logistics services, has announced the extension of its partnership with Turkish Airlines, the flag carrier of Turkey, for ground handling services at Vilnius International Airport for a period of 3 years. Under the agreement, BGS will handle ...

Turkish Ground Services sign new deal with Amadeus

By Edward Robertson Turkish Ground Services (TGS) will now be using Amadeus technology to help facilitate operations. The ground handler will now roll out the Amadeus Altéa Departure Control for Ground Handlers technology across the eight Turkish airports it currently operates at. It is ho...

Pegasus Launches New Direct Antalya – Moscow Route

Pegasus, Turkey’s digital airline, is adding a new route to its growing number of direct flights from Antalya, Turkey, with the launch of its direct flights to Moscow.  The inaugural flight from Antalya to Moscow will take off on 10 November 2020.  Pegasus Airlines flights will depart at 10:00 l...

Turkey’s Istanbul Airport ready to rise together with third independent runway

Istanbul Airport becomes only the second airport in Europe to operate three independent runways. Istanbul Airport is continuing its success story by opening the third independent runway, it was inaugurated in a ceremony by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan calling it “Istanbul Airport is Turkey...

Havaş become the first user of DG AutoCheck at GH sector in Turkey

Providing ground handling services to over 200 airline companies at 31 airports in Turkey, Latvia and Saudi Arabia, Havaş begins using DG AutoCheck tool in warehouse services, a digital solution developed by International Air Transport Association (IATA) for acceptance of dangerous goods in accord...

Istanbul Airport’s third runway to be operational by 2020

A third runway at the new Istanbul Airport is currently being constructed and will be fully operational by the first half of 2020, according to iGA Istanbul Airport CEO Kadri Samsunlu. Once completed, the new runway will increase the current airport capacity of 80 planes per hour to 120 planes p...

Celebi takes 50% stake in India’s KSU Aviation

Turkish ground handler Celebi has signed an agreement for a 50 per cent partnership in India-based KSU Aviation – which will provide taxi-ing services to airlines at Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport. As part of the agreement, Celebi will be making a capital payment of around 320 million Indian Rupe...

Istanbul Airport officially opens today; CEO delivers message

The Grand Opening of İstanbul New Airport opens today, 29 October 2018, Turkish National Day, and the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey. The CEO of the airport, Kadri Samsunlu has offered a comment on today's historic opening. "Offering upwards of 350 destinations, th...

Istanbul New Airport set for ‘soft opening’ on Monday

Istanbul's new state-of-the-art hub Istanbul New Airport was unveiled to the media yesterday (25 October) and is set for a 'soft opening' on Monday (29 October) - the Republic Day of Turkey 2018. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to officially declare the new airport ready for flight...

Operational trials to take place at İstanbul New Airport

Preparations at İstanbul New Airport where the biggest airport transfer in the world is set to take place on Monday 29 October, 2018 are coming to a close. Stating that they have taken every little detail into account for the transfer operation as the new multi-billion dollar airport gets set to...

Turkey crisis: IATA says global risks to aviation market ‘appear small’

Source: Circa. The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) has released a document that aims to quell anxiety that Turkey's current currency crisis will affect the global aviation industry. In the document, IATA states that 'global risks appear small' and if the crisis does not spill...

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