Turkish Airlines Orders 15 Boeing 777-300ERs
Turkish Airlines has finalized an order with Boeing for 15 777-300ER aircraft. The order, worth $4.7 billion, includes options for five additional 777-300ERs, and is the largest aircraft order in the airline’s history.
Turkish Airlines’ Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will have a three-class configuration and seat up to 386 passengers. The 777-300ER has a maximum range of 7,930 nautical miles, and is the best selling 777 variant.
Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier of Turkey, operates service to 163 international and 41 domestic cities in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. It was founded in 1933 and is a Star Alliance member.
The airline currently has 12 777-300ER aircraft in its fleet, the first of which were delivered in October 2010.