Late last year Turkish CEO, Dr Temil Kotil said he was happy with the Boeing 777 for his long haul activities. Having previously leased B777 Kotil went on to make orders.
Flightglobal said the A380 leases – aimed at supporting Turkish’s Chinese operations – would be from another airline.
Operators typically require two to three A380s to serve a given city pair, with the number depending on the distance of the flight and how fast an airline can turn around the plane.
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