Turkish Airlines To Acquire More Boeing 787, 737 MAX Aircraft

Turkish Airlines To Acquire More Boeing 787, 737 MAX Aircraft
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Turkish Airlines are set to take more Boeing 787 & 737 MAX aircraft as a result of a new leasing agreement made with AerCap.

Such a deal also includes the extension of current leases for six used Airbus A330-200 aircraft as well, as the airline’s growth plan continues.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

Turkish Airlines To Acquire More Boeing 787, 737 MAX Aircraft…

Turkish Airlines To Acquire More Boeing 787, 737 MAX Aircraft
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Under this deal, it is understood that Turkish Airlines will lease an additional three Boeing 787-9 aircraft as well as 25 brand new 737 MAX 8 aircraft.

Deliveries are due to take place between 2024-2026. Adding to this was Aengus Kelly, the CEO of AerCap:

“AerCap is very pleased to announce this significant transaction with our long-term partner, Turkish Airlines”.

“These aircraft will help Turkish Airlines continue to grow their already extensive route network, while improving the operational efficiency of their fleet.”

“I would like to thank Dr. Ahmet Bolat and Mr. Levent Konukcu and the Turkish Airlines management team for the confidence they have placed in AerCap.”

“We look forward to continuing to build on our strong partnership as these aircraft deliver.”

Adding to this was Levent Konukcu, the airline’s Chief Investment & Technology Officer:

“We have a unique route network boasting the world’s widest network in terms of the number of countries reached.”

“We fly to more international destinations than any other airline, and in order to strengthen this position, we are always focused on extending our fleet.”

“At this point, we would like to thank our business partner, AerCap, and we are happy to reinforce our fruitful collaboration with them through these leasing projects”.

All eyes will be on the airline to see what routes these new aircraft will be deployed on going into the future.

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