Serbian vulture flies home from Turkey - by plane

Serbian vulture flies home from Turkey - by plane

A young vulture who got stranded last year in Turkey more than 2,000 km from her nest flew home to Serbia on Friday - by plane.

Swedish activist on trial for deportation protest that stopped flight

Swedish activist on trial for deportation protest that stopped flight

A Swedish woman who live-streamed a protest on a plane at a Swedish airport in a bid to stop the deportation of an Afghan man went on trial Monday for violating air traffic regulations.

Erdogan appoints himself as head of Turkey wealth fund

Erdogan appoints himself as head of Turkey wealth fund

Zafer Sonmez, who was head of Turkey and Africa for Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd, was named as the fund's general manager.

Turkish Airlines eyes airport stake, CEO says

Turkish Airlines eyes airport stake, CEO says

Turkish Airlines is interested in acquiring a stake in an airport operator in its core business area but has not settled on a specific airport, the company's chief executive Ilker Ayci said.

"Bomb on board" wi-fi network causes Turkish Airlines flight to be diverted

"Bomb on board" wi-fi network causes Turkish Airlines flight to be diverted

A Turkish Airlines flight from Nairobi to Istanbul was diverted after the detection of a wi-fi network called "bomb on board" that alarmed the passengers, the airline said on Thursday.

Turkish flight cleared after Germany bomb scare

Turkish flight cleared after Germany bomb scare

The Istanbul-bound flight TK1672 was already taxiing for takeoff on the runway of Cologne-Bonn airport when it was stopped and its 111 passengers bused back to a terminal.

Smoke fills cabin of Turkish plane in Cairo

Smoke fills cabin of Turkish plane in Cairo

A Turkish passenger plane on Thursday returned from a runway at the Cairo airport after smoke filled its cabin, sources at the airport said.

Electronics ban on flights from Turkey to US lifted

Electronics ban on flights from Turkey to US lifted

A three-month-old ban on taking electronic devices such as laptops onto aircraft cabins on flights from Turkey to the United States was lifted on Wednesday, the private Dogan news agency reported.

IranAir may receive first Boeing jet a year earlier

IranAir may receive first Boeing jet a year earlier

IranAir may get its first new Boeing jetliner a year earlier than expected under a deal to take jets originally bought by cash-strapped Turkish Airlines, Iranian media and industry sources said.

Turkish Airlines announces new offers to Istanbul

Turkish Airlines announces new offers to Istanbul

Turkish Airlines has announced that it is providing special offers from the GCC region to Istanbul and connecting cities in Turkey.

Turkish Airlines halts flights due to snowstorm

Turkish Airlines halts flights due to snowstorm

Turkish Airlines has halted all flights from Istanbul's Ataturk airport, its main hub, until 6 pm on Monday as heavy snow fall hit the city for a third full day, its chief executive said on Twitter.

Tunisia ex-dictator's plane sold years after ouster

Tunisia ex-dictator's plane sold years after ouster

A plane originally intended for Tunisia's toppled president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been sold to Turkish Airlines, Tunisair said Sunday, six years after it was grounded following his ouster.