Turkey's flag carrier on June 5 announced a 15-month daily flight record in Europe, indicating a strong recovery from the pre-pandemic era.
Despite the significant impact of pandemic-linked concerns on the aviation sector, Turkish Airlines operated 863 flights on June 4 alone, according to a press release.
Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines maintained its leadership in Europe with 729 daily flights on Wednesday, the European Organization for Air Navigation Safety (Eurocontrol) said on May 27.
According to a flight traffic report prepared by Eurocontrol, Turkish Airlines was followed by Air France, Lufthansa and Ryanair with 467, 386 and 368 flights, respectively.
Turkish Airlines on May 20 marked the 88th anniversary of its foundation.
Turkey's flag carrier started operating with a fleet of five aircraft and a seating capacity of 23 in 1933, according to a company statement.
Now the company flies to 127 countries with a modern fleet of 365 aircraft, it said.
Turkish defense giant Aselsan has struck a $35.5 million avionics systems export deal, according to a statement issued to the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) on May 20.
The statement did not identify the foreign company involved in the agreement.
Deliveries as part of the deal will be made next year, and in 2023, it said.
Flag carrier Turkish Airlines will resume flights from the U.K. and Denmark, the company's CEO said on April 22.
"Based on the decision taken by our authorities, the passengers from the U.K. and Denmark will be allowed to arrive in Turkey on condition of performing negative PCR test that was done in the last 72 hours," Bilal Ekşi said on Twitter.