Turkish Airlines orders four new Boeing 777 Freighters | Airlines

Turkish Airlines has placed an order with Boeing for four 777 Freighters with the airline citing a growing global demand for cargo services as the catalyst.

Turkish Airlines’ acquisition of four more Boeing 777 Freighters will see the aircraft type’s numbers triple from eight to 12 in the near future.

The deal between Boeing and Turkish Airlines was announced on July 2, 2024, but no schedule delivery date was confirmed.

“This new investment in expanding our cargo fleet underscores our commitment to meeting the growing global demand for air freight services,” said Turkish Airlines Chief Cargo Officer Ali Türk. “The addition of these Boeing 777 Freighters will not only enhance our operational capabilities, but also serve as another step in our strategic vision to reach the top of air cargo sector worldwide while maintaining our leading position with our unparalleled service and efficiency for our customers across the globe.”

Boeing said in a statement that the new order was reflective of the “rapid growth of e-commerce and the need for efficient and reliable transportation across the globe” and that the extra freighters will provide Turkish Airlines with an additional 408 metric tons to its cargo lift.

“We are proud to continue our long-standing…”

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