Boeing and Turkish Airlines today announced the airline’s intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliner.
According to Boeing the will be reflected on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website once finalised.
“The 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced airplane in the world,” said M. İlker Aycı, chairman of the board and the executive committee, Turkish Airlines. “Our intent to purchase these Dreamliners is to meet the demand for wide-body airplanes at the 3rd Airport, further strengthen our fleet capacity on the 100th anniversary of the Republic and to enhance passenger satisfaction.”
Currently Turkish Airlines operate 86 Boeing 737s and 33 Boeing 777s out of its fleet of 284 aircraft.