6-Jan-2010 8:43 AM

Turkish Airlines orders 20 A320 Family aircraft

Turkish Airlines confirmed (05-Jan-2010) it signed a firm order with Airbus for 20 A320 family aircraft on 30-Dec-2009. The order is for a mix of A319s and A321s with exact numbers of each to be finalised shortly. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery from 2011 onwards, and will be used for expansion of domestic and regional routes. This new order brings the total number of Airbus aircraft ordered by the airline in 2009 to 36, including four A321s, 10 A330-300s and two A330-200Fs. [more]