Turkish Airlines orders futher 10 Airbus A350s

Airbus A350-900 (Image: Nick Harding / UK Aviation Media)
Airbus A350-900 (Image: Nick Harding / UK Aviation Media)

Turkish flag carrier Turkish Airlines has ordered a further 10 Airbus A350-900 aircraft bringing its total for the type to 40.

The carrier already was 14 A350-900 in service on its long-haul network.

The airliner has proved popular since its introduction and has now attracted over 1,000 orders.

Airbus builds the wings for the A350 in Broughton, North Wales and use engines produced by Rolls-Royce in Derby making thr order great news for the UK aerospace sector.

Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Airbus International, said, “We are delighted that Turkish Airlines has decided to further enlarge its fleet with the purchase of 10 more A350-900 aircraft. With greater range capability, passenger capacity and comfort, the A350 is the perfect platform to connect Istanbul to the world.

This repeat order demonstrates the confidence for our unique new generation aircraft that offers airlines unbeatable economics and efficiency. We are proud to keep expanding our long-lasting partnership with Turkish Airlines and Türkiye’s aviation sector overall.”

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