What are you looking for?


THY ranks 2nd in European daily flights

Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) has risen to second place in Europe in terms of the number of daily flights, according to the European Air Navigation Safety Organization (Eurocontrol).

The carrier was at the top of the list among flag carriers.

According to statistics for Oct. 5 to Oct. 10, a total of 99,271 flights were conducted in European airspace.

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair ranked first, with 1,048 daily flights. Turkish Airlines, meanwhile, ranked second with 663 flights a day.

Commenting on the data Tuesday, THY General Manager Bilal Ekşi said the coronavirus has deeply affected the aviation sector. “The numbers are very low compared to 2019. But THY is trying to do its best as always. We have risen to second place in Europe with the number of daily flights. We are the first among the flag carriers,” he wrote on Twitter. He also thanked his team and the customers.


Turkey spent 38.4 billion Turkish liras ($4.66 billion) for environmental protection in 2019, the country’s statistical authority said Tuesday. The figure increased by 1.2%...


To date, Turkey has done nearly 13.5 million coronavirus tests, according to Health Ministry data released on Tuesday. A total of 1,511 more people...


The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) on Wednesday raised the year-end inflation forecast for both this year and next. Turkey’s year-end...


The COVID-19 pandemic trends largely stabilized across the country but Health Minister Fahrettin Koca says Istanbul, a city with a population of more than...