Turkish Airlines chose Airbus for its narrowbody fleet expansion, yesterday announcing plans to purchase 14 A321-200s and six A319-100s with options for 10 additional A319 or A321 aircraft. The airline also operates 737s and was considering the 737-900, according to CEO Temel Kotil (ATWOnline, Dec. 23, 2009). Delivery of the new Airbus planes is scheduled for 2011-12. The options, if exercised, would be available in 2013. THY did not provide a timetable for signing a contract and Airbus did ...

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