Turkish Airlines announced a commitment to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners, during Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to New York to join the United Nations General Assembly.
“Our agreement to purchase 787 Dreamliners is a significant step forward in enhancing our passengers’ flight experience as these aircraft are the latest and one of the most advanced in the world,” said M. İlker Aycı, chairman of the board and the executive committee, Turkish Airlines. “This order is set to play a key role in our growing business in the years to come, and we look forward to further continue our relationship with Boeing. During the talks to finalize the order, we are strictly evaluating the $1 billion worth business volume for the local Turkish supplier industry.”
Boeing and the Turkish government also announced the Boeing Turkey National Aerospace Initiative, which is designed to support the growth of the Turkish aerospace industry, in conjunction with the targets set by Turkey’s Vision 2023, and strengthen Boeing’s presence in the market.
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