Rapidly expanding Turkish Airlines will make its final decision on an order for 35 widebody aircraft (25 firm plus 10 options) within the next three months and is looking seriously at the 777. THY, which extended its RFP deadline last month, is operating three 777-300ERs on wet-lease from Jet Airways (ATWOnline, Dec. 19, 2008). "I never trust new machines just from paper. I like to see how it works," THY Chairman Candan Karlitekin told ATWOnline in Istanbul. He said the carrier will monitor ...

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