Turkish Airlines Pulls Out Of Skytrax

June 9, 2018 11:44 pm

Well this sure is interesting. Turkish Airlines has announced that they will no longer participate in the Skytrax World Airline Audit. The airline says that they will keep taking firm steps to improve their product, and from hereon out will only focus on direct customer feedback when decided what improvements to make.

Istanbul-bound passengers shook after airplane engine ‘caught on fire’ in Erzurum Airport

May 5, 2018 10:36 pm

Passengers of an Istanbul-bound Anadolujet flight out of Erzurum Airport in Turkey’s east voiced frustration and anger after their airplane‘s right wing engine suddenly caught on fire on May 5. “It was a horrible scene. It was a near-death experience,” Yunus Emre Kavas, a passenger, said, describing the panic on board. The commercial flight which...

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WATCH: Video Captures Terrifying Moments After Plane Skids off Runway Onto Cliff

January 14, 2018 7:00 pm

On Saturday night, a Pegasus Airlines plane skidded off a runway at the coastal airport in Trabzon, Turkey, and was left hanging on the side of the cliff. According to the Independent, the plane fortunately was stopped from plunging into the Black Sea because its wheels got stuck in the mud. The plane was reportedly carrying 168 people, including...

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Turkey – Smartraveller advice

July 17, 2016 10:10 am

Current Advice Level: High degree of caution Latest update: The attempted coup in Turkey has failed and the situation is normalising. Localised military activity continues. You should continue to avoid unnecessary travel, large gatherings and demonstrations. Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen international airports in Istanbul, and Esenboga airport in Ankara, have...

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Martial Law, Curfew Imposed in Turkey Amid Coup Attempt

July 15, 2016 10:59 pm

A coup was attempted in Turkey Friday with the military taking over state TV there, imposing martial law and a curfew and reportedly attacking the police headquarters in the capital of Ankara, according to American and foreign officials. It was not clear who was behind the attempted coup and reports...

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