Turkish Airlines competing against world giants

The THY aims to have a total of 200 airplanes by the end of 2012 and 212 airplanes by the end of 2013.

Turkish Airlines competing against world giants

World Bulletin / News Desk

THY was ranked 14th with its 180 airplanes in Airline Rankings made by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Turkey's national air carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) was ranked 14th with its 180 airplanes in Airline Rankings made by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

The THY aims to have a total of 200 airplanes by the end of 2012 and 212 airplanes by the end of 2013.

IATA rankings placed American Delta Airlines on top of the list with 770 planes followed by Lufthansa Airlines with 696 planes and FederalExpress (FedEx) with 654 planes.

Headquartered in Istanbul, THY operates scheduled services to 150 international and 41 domestic cities (38 domestic airports), serving a total of 187 airports, in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Turkish Airlines increased its sales revenue by 40% in 2011, compared to 2010, and recorded operating profit of 339 million TL (185.04 million USD). Net profit came in at 19 million TL (10.3 million USD).

Number of passengers carried increased by 12%, reaching 32.7 million in 2011.

 

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