World Bulletin / News Desk
Mehmet Egemen Akdemir, THY Technic representative in Saudi Arabia, told Anadolu Agency that under the five-year deal, THY Technic is set to take care of Flynas’ 28-plane Airbus fleet.
THY Technic head Ahmet Karaman and Flynas CEO Bandar Al-Muhanna inked the deal in the Saudi capital Riyadh.
Muhanna told the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that Flynas will give first-class service to its customers thanks to the maintenance service they get from THY.
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Turkish Airlines currently has more than 330 aircraft including passenger and cargo planes, and flies to 300 destinations -- 251 international and 49 domestic -- worldwide.
Last year it carried 68.6 million passengers with a 79.1 percent seat occupancy rate.
The airline was named Best Airline in Europe by Skytrax for six years in a row between 2011 and 2016, and chosen the Best Airline in Southern Europe for the ninth consecutive time in 2017.