Turkish Airlines Wins CAPA Airline of The Year Award, Commences Flights To Cotonou


Turkish Airlines has been named the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) Airline of the Year 2013 at the 11th annual CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence held recently in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Temel Kotil, PhD, President and CEO of Turkish Airlines was on hand to accept the award from CAPA Executive Chairman, Peter Harbison at a gala ceremony.

President and CEO of Airlines Peter Harbison said “Turkish Airlines has established itself as a formidable competitor in a geographic region that boasts many of the world’s leading airlines. Turkish has created the world’s largest international network and now reaches nearly 200 destinations from its powerful hub in Istanbul.”

The CAPA Airline of the Year is usually awarded to the carrier that has had the greatest impact on the development of the airline industry, established itself as a leader, and the benchmark for others to follow.
Meanwhile, the airline is set to commence flights to the West African Coastal city of Cotonou effective June 23, 2014 as part of plans to further spread its wings across the African Continent. The airline says the service will be four flights per week and will be operated enroute Abidjan on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  


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