12-Jan-2018 12:16 PM

Turkish Transport Minister: Istanbul New Airport 78% complete

Turkey's Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication Ahmet Arslan stated (11-Jan-2018) Istanbul New Airport reached 78% completion. "We will land... in February", he confirmed, referring to plans to conduct the first service, operated by Turkish Airlines, on 26-Feb-2018. As previously reported by CAPA, the airport will open to commercial operations in Oct-2018.  [more - original PR - Turkish]

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