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New Airport for Istanbul Given Green Light

Istanbul mayor Kadir Topbas has given the green light for a third airport in the Silviri district to the west of Istanbul. Massive growth in traffic to both Istanbul Ataturk and Sabiha Gökçen has triggered a series of projects to expand the city's air-traffic capacity, the third airport being the...

Posted on 12 November 2010

Turkish Airlines Doubles Long Distance Fleet with 12 Shiny New Boeing 777s

Turkey's flagship airline is doubling its long-range fleet with the addition of 12 new Boeing 777 300ER aircraft. The first was delivered in a handover ceremony in Boeing headquarters in Seattle, USA. "The extended fleet will double THY’s long-range capacity", said THY Executive Board Chairman Hamdi Topcu, adding that 60...

Posted on 14 October 2010

Jet2 Announces Glasgow to Dalaman Flights from April 2011

This week more good news emerged for the Turkey property hotspots of the Mugla region; specifically those in proximity to Dalaman International airport. Budget Airline Jet2 have announced a new service between Glasgow and Turkey from April next year. Dalaman is already one of the best served airports in terms...

Posted on 16 September 2010

Turkish Airports See 24% Growth in Passenger Numbers this year

The phenomenal growth in Turkish air travel has continued according to the latest reports. According to the latest data that 44.3 million passengers went through Turkish airports between January and June this year, a 23.7%growth on the same period of last year. This follows the 7.3% year on year growth...

Posted on 05 August 2010

Turkish Property Set to Continue Benefiting from Increased Accessibility

Turkish property is set to continue benefiting from rapidly increasing accessibility from airlines around the world. According to the well respected Anna.Aero publication, Ryanair has signalled its desire to make Turkey the focus of its next round of expansions. There has been no specifics given at this stage, but we...

Posted on 22 July 2010

First Flights in and out of Gazipasa Airport – Tickets Now on Sale

The long awaited and controversial Gazipasa airport at Alanya has finally crossed the finish line of being opened; tickets are now on sale on Borajet.com for daily flights between the airport and Istanbul. The first flights into and out of the airport, as well as the likely future they signal...

Posted on 16 July 2010

Turkish Air Travel to Russia Up 50% Since last May

A new study by Anna.Aero has revealed 50% growth in air traffic from Turkey into Russia since last May. Turkey is now the second largest country in terms of air traffic into Russian airports the study found. This is a result of massive improvements in accessibility between the two countries....

Posted on 28 May 2010

More New Flights from UK to Turkey

Turkey’s tourist hotspot Antalya just got even more accessible as Pegasus Airlines launched weekly flights between Antalya and Birmingham earlier this month. This is yet another testament to the massive growth in popularity of Antalya and wider Turkey as a tourist destination, and will also fuel future growth in the...

Posted on 06 May 2010

Istanbul Airport Traffic Jumps 96% in Q1 – Seven Star Hotel on the Way

Passenger numbers through İstanbul's Sabiha Gökçen International Airport jumped by 96 percent in the first quarter of 2010 from the same period a year earlier, the airport operator said on Thursday. Gökhan Buğday, CEO of ISG – the operator of the second airport in Turkey's largest city -- told a...

Posted on 15 April 2010

The Alanya Gazipasa Airport: What’s the Story?

Many of you will have heard that the Gazipasa Airport, the closest airport to the Alanya hotspot, is to welcome its first international flight on the 22nd of May. This will be an important milestone in the history of the airport, which was first built in 2001. The flight will...

Posted on 13 April 2010