Turkish Airlines was established 88 years ago in 1933 with only five airplanes and fewer than twenty employees. It has now become the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, flying to 325 destinations around the world with a fleet of 372 aircraft and 603 flights per day. Turkish Airlines, based in Istanbul, works on bridging continents across the globe, flying internationally to and from Europe, the Middle East, the Far East, America, and domestically through Turkey. All that has allowed the company to be awarded "Best Airline in Europe" and be a success story across continents.
Pegasus is a leading low-cost airline in Turkey established in 1990. Pegasus’s fleet consists of 94 aircraft operating in 40 countries around the world with more than 350 daily flights domestic and international. It implements an affordable and flexible pricing policy that considers quality and customer satisfaction.
Based in Antalya, founded in October 1989 as a joint venture between Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa Airlines. SunExpress operates mostly in domestic scheduled services, as well as flying internationally. It has one of the most modern fleets in Europe, with a fleet of 58 aircraft.
Based in Ankara, AnadoluJet is a Turkish Airlines trademark and operates as a regional airline, domestically and further out sending flights to Northern Cyprus, Western Europe, and the Middle East for its parent company. Anadolojet has a fleet of 36 aircrafts operating flights to 43 airports. It is a more economical alternative to Turkish Airlines.
An international airline transporting about 8 million passengers every year. Established in 2004 and started operating in April 2005. Headquartered in Antalya and based in Antalya Airport, with two subsidiaries which are: Corendon Dutch Airlines and Corendon Airline Europe.
Corendon airlines, is a Turkish leisure airline operating in more than 40 countries and from more than 145 airports.
The current fleet of the airline consists of 24 aircraft of which 23 are Boeing 737-800 while the one left is Boeing 737-MAX 8. They all have the capacity of 189 passengers.
Onur Air is a pioneer in the private airline industry in Turkey with its 28-year-old operating experience. It is a low-cost airline established in 1992 and has bases at Ataturk International Airport, and a subsidiary of Holiday Europe.
Onur Air has a fleet of 30 aircraft all belonging to the Airbus family used to transport passengers through 25 countries in both scheduled and non-scheduled flights. It has transported more than 105 million passengers since it was founded.
Since it was founded in 2000 with bases at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, Freebirds Airlines are operating 8 aircraft of Airbus A320 family in Europe and the Middle East. The airline has three main market segments: passengers/cargo charter, engineering, MRO, and cabin crew training.
After six years of operating, Freebird Airlines has the IOSA (IARA operational safety audit) to be the first charter airline to achieve it.
This airline established in 2006 is flying to more than 40 destinations in Europe and parts of the Middle East, based at Sabiha Gokcen International Airport and Antalya airport.
Tailwind Airlines has a fleet of 5 Boeing 737-400 aircraft which carry up to 168 passengers.
It is the only international private Turkish Airline, founded in 1996, and started operating in 1997, headquartered in Istanbul based in Ataturk International Airport. MNG offers customized flights alongside warehouse services while taking into consideration flight safety and customer satisfaction. Provides an Airline network from and to Eastern and Western Europe.
MNG airlines have eight active aircraft, six of them are Airbus A300 while the two are Airbus A330.
The Air ACT, branded as MyCargo Airlines, is based in Istanbul at Sabiha International Airport and was established in 2004. Since then, it is operating international scheduled and charter air cargo services, in addition to dry lease services.
Currently, the airline's fleet includes 5 Boeing 747 aircraft
In 2007, MyCargo airline received the award for being the Air Cargo Operator of the Year from the prestigious SCATA (Supply Chain and Transport Award).
ULS Airlines Cargo
The airline was founded in early 2004 and began operations in June of that year. It was formerly known as Baron Hava Kargo, but in October 2004, it was relaunched and renamed Kuzu Airlines Cargo.
ULS Airlines Cargo flies to Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport in Estonia regularly, as well as to locations in the Subcontinent, the Far and the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and North America. It also has interlined agreements with other carriers that allow it to fly to a variety of foreign locations.