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Turkish is the Europes Best Airline of 2011 As Assessed by Skytrax

By Dwayne Rock Subscribe to RSS | April 12th 2012 | Views:
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Turkish Airlines, is the National flag carrier of Turkey and it is also called THY shortly as an acronym of its Turkish name, having its main hub at Ataturk International Airport, with secondary hubs at Esenboga International Airport, Sabiha Gokcen International Airport and Adnan Menderes Airport, operating 180 aircrafts serving 187 destinations of which 146 are international, has its company slogan ‘We are Turkish Airlines, We are Globally Yours’.

Turkish Airlines has won many awards and recognitions from the Air transport community, including Europe’s best Airline and Southern Europes Best Airline Awards in the Skytrax’s 2011 World Airline Awards ceremony.

Turkish Airlines has entered into code share agreements with 32 international airline companies, Turkish Airlines Flight Academy training cadets since 2006, it operates a Maintenance center too in its hub Ataturk International Airport.

Turkish Airlines has a eventful history of challenges, mixed with successes and failures, during pre-war and post war period, withstanding all of them, it has come out as a successful carrier of Finland, having a passenger traffic of 29 million in 2010, progressively increasing from 17 million in 2006, this airline company is well tuned for a success wonder of Finland origin.

Finnair Airlines is the flag carrier and major airline carrier of Finland, also a Government owned Airline company of that country, with its flight operations from the Hun of Heisinki Vantaa Airport, having a fleet size of 66, connecting 63 destinations under normal schedules , more destinations with chartered flight assignments, this airline company was founded in 1923, facing challenges during World War II, the Finland Government having plans to reduce its share holding from 58.8% to 50%, it has been granted 4 star rank by Skytrax.

Finnair Airlines has with it code share agreements of 12 international airline companies, which participate in Finnair Plus which is the Frequent Flyer program of Finnair, in its inflight catering Finnair serves cold salad and non-alcoholic beverages free in all its flights, while meals and alcoholic beverages are sold for a price and the inflight entertainment in Finnair flights provide LCD monitors and personal entertainment system, with the exception of few flights.

Finnair airlines cabin crew has impressive uniform code, having been ranked as the fifth most stylish uniform by French Bon Voyage magazine, the uniform stripes indicating the rank of the crew member, the uniform code insisting on wearing different color ties for different positions and occasions, besides regulations like the crew member should wear gloves during the times of take off and landing on safety points of view.

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